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

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

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….

Medal-winners in Chess, Yoga
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Medal-winners in Chess, Yoga

Mysuru: Following students of Acharya Vidya Kula, have secured prizes in the National Sports and Games 2018 (Regional Level) conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi: Prasiddhi Bhat (Class VII) – Second place in Chess Championship [U-17 Girls]; P. Akhil Kumar (Class X), V. Kshitij (Class VIII) and P. Sundresh…

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…

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