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Talented chess player: Y.G. Vijayeendra
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Talented chess player: Y.G. Vijayeendra

Chess is a traditional sport and has been played in our country for a long time. Mysuru has been producing talented players from time to time who have gone on to represent the country in different levels. Mysuru’s former State champion Y.G. Vijayeendra did everyone proud by securing second place in the Bavaria Donna Cup,…

NIE Women’s team Runners-Up in VTU Chess
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NIE Women’s team Runners-Up in VTU Chess

The NIE Women’s Chess team won the Runners-Up trophy in the VTU Inter-Collegiate Inter-Zone Chess Championships 2018-19 held at MVJCE, Bengaluru, by scoring 12 points out of possible 20 points from 5 rounds. Sitting from left: Sindhu S. Rao (Captain), Dr. G. Ravi, Principal, H. N. Shankaranarayana, PE Director and R. Kavya, Assistant PE Director;…

Winners of State U-15 FIDE Rated Chess
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Winners of State U-15 FIDE Rated Chess

Seen in the picture are (from left) Hemadri Sathish (Mysuru – 7-52), K. Deepthi Lakshmi (Dakshina Kannada – 7.5-49.5), WCM A.N. Shefali (Mandya – 7.5-49.5) and Swara Lakshmi S. Nair (Bengaluru – 7.5-50.5), who won first four positions in the girls category of Karnataka State U-15 FIDE Rated U-15 Chess Championship conducted by Mysore Chess…

Akshayakalpa State Open Chess: Four players share lead
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Akshayakalpa State Open Chess: Four players share lead

Four players — Woman Candidate Master (WCM) Isha Sharma from Dakshina Kannada, Grand Master (GM) M.S. Thejkumar, International Master (IM) Girish A. Koushik (both from Mysuru) and IM G.A. Stany — shared the lead with 7.5 points each from eight rounds and are placed from one to four in the rankings, in the Akshayakalpa Karnataka…

Akshayakalpa State Open Chess: Thejkumar scores over Balkishan
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Akshayakalpa State Open Chess: Thejkumar scores over Balkishan

Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru (2493), playing with white pieces on the top board, yesterday scored a well-earned win over A. Balkishan (2026) and is in joint lead with two other players — D. Yashas and Mysuru’s IM Girish A. Koushik — with six points from six rounds in the Akshayakalpa Karnataka State Open…

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