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Online Chess Training
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Online Chess Training

June 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Yadav School of Chess, Shivamogga, will be conducting Online Chess Training for children and interested public. The 30-day training will be given using voice, video and pictures though WhatsApp group. This training is only for those who know very little or nothing about Chess. Online Training will be held from June 12 to July…

DYES, MPL to host online Chess Tournament to raise relief funds
COVID-19, News

DYES, MPL to host online Chess Tournament to raise relief funds

April 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports (DYES), Government of Karnataka, will be hosting an online Chess Tournament to raise funds for COVID-19 relief, in association with United Karnataka Chess Association (UKCA – Affiliated to AICF, recognised by the Karnataka Government) and Bengaluru-based Mobile Premier League (MPL), a mobile gaming platform. The tournament will…

Upcoming Chess Champion Dhatri Umesh
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Upcoming Chess Champion Dhatri Umesh

December 29, 2019

Chess is a mind game. It improves memory and thinking ability. This game is gaining huge popularity day by day. Many players from Mysuru are winning medals in State and National level events and bringing laurels to the city. One among them is Dhatri Umesh, an upcoming 12-year-old chess champion from Mysuru. She started playing…

Mysuru’s Girish Koushik becomes India’s 63rd Grand Master
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Mysuru’s Girish Koushik becomes India’s 63rd Grand Master

June 25, 2019

Mysuru: Girish A. Koushik, former World U-10 champion from Mysuru, became India’s 63rd Grand Master when he gained 11 points in the Balaton International Chess Festival GM Round Robin Tournament in Europe on Monday, by reaching a live rating of 2500.7 Elo points. The 1997 born Girish Koushik becomes the third chess player from Karnataka…

Chess: FM Gahan triumphs; GM Thejkumar finishes third
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Chess: FM Gahan triumphs; GM Thejkumar finishes third

February 22, 2019

FM M.G. Gahan with 6.5 points from seven rounds won the title in the Akshayakalpa Grandprix Finals Chess Tournament at BEL Officers Club, Jalahalli, Bengaluru, on Sunday last. IM Ravi Gopal Hegde finished second with 6 points, while Mysuru’s GM M.S. Thejkumar secured the third place with 5.5 points from seven rounds. Mysuru’s IM Girish…

Chess: Ajith triumphs
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Chess: Ajith triumphs

February 18, 2019

Mysuru lad M.P. Ajith and V.P.S. Darshan (CAR, Police Training School, Mysuru), tied with 6.5 points from seven rounds, but the former’s better tie-break score of 32.75 to the latter’s 29.25, enabled Ajith to clinch the title in the Open category in the MDCA Open Chess Tournament conducted by MDCA at the University Gymnasium Hall…

Chess Olympiad: Indian Men defeat Canada, Women draw against Serbia
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Chess Olympiad: Indian Men defeat Canada, Women draw against Serbia

September 27, 2018

Georgia: Led by former world champion Viswanathan Anand, the fifth-seeded Indian team in the open section in the Chess Olympiad in Georgia coasted to a comfortable victory against lowly rated Canada winning three games. On the top board, Anand playing black continued his winning streak with a 33-move victory over the 26-year-old Canadian Eric Hansen….

32nd National U-9 Girls Chess: Mandya’s Shefali finishes sixth, Mysuru girls fare well
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32nd National U-9 Girls Chess: Mandya’s Shefali finishes sixth, Mysuru girls fare well

September 25, 2018

Former National U-8 girls champion, A.N. Shefali from Mandya, representing Karnataka in the 32nd National U-9 Girls Chess Championship-2018 at Ranchi recently, secured sixth place with 8.5 points from 9 rounds. Sneha Halder (WB-9 points) won the title, while WCM Suhaani Lohia (Mah-9 points) finished runner-up. Indira Priyadarshini Subbu (TN-8.5 points) secured the third place….

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