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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…

U-12 Open Chess Tourney on Apr.2
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U-12 Open Chess Tourney on Apr.2

Mysore Chess Club, Mysuru, has organised U-12 Open Chess Tourney for Boys and Girls under the age group of 12 years (born on or after 1.1.2006) at Gopalaswamy Shishuvihara Institutions, near Nanjumalige Circle, on Apr.2. Interested players should report at the venue at 10 am. Players should bring their Chess Set and Date of Birth…

State Sub-Junior Chess
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State Sub-Junior Chess

The Mysore Chess Centre will be organising the Karnataka State Sub-Juniors Chess Championship from Apr.20 to 22 at Hotel Dasaprakash Paradise Hall in Yadavagiri here. A total of Rs.60,000 cash prizes and more than 80 trophies in U-7, U-9, U-11 and U-13 Open and Girls categories are in the offing. For details, contact Ph: 0821-4288437…

26th BRDCA State Open Rapid Chess Tourney: Sriram Sarja clinches title
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26th BRDCA State Open Rapid Chess Tourney: Sriram Sarja clinches title

Sriram Sarja with 6 points from seven rounds clinched the title in the 26th BRDCA State Open Rapid Chess Tourney held at Bengaluru on Feb.18. Ojas Kulkarni (5.5-26), H.G. Santhosh Kashyap (5.5-24.5), M.G. Gahan (5.5-24), Sameer Ghotane (5.5-22.5) and Sushrutha Reddy (95.5-22.5) tied with 5.5 points and secured the places from second to sixth respectively…

Winners of Inter-Collegiate Chess
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Winners of Inter-Collegiate Chess

The women’s chess team of NIE won the Mysuru City Inter-Collegiate Chess Championships 2017-18 by scoring 9 points out of possible 12 points. The Championship was organised by Onkarmal Somani Teachers Institute, Mysuru, at St. Philomina’s College in city recently. Seen in the picture are (from left – sitting) Sindhu S. Rao (Captain), Principal Dr….

Karnataka State Open Chess Championship: Five players share lead
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Karnataka State Open Chess Championship: Five players share lead

Five players IM Ravi Gopal Hegde (B’luru), R. Hanumantha (B’luru), GM M.S. Thejkumar (Mysuru), D.Yashas (B’luru) and Naveen S. Hegde (UK) with five points each shared the lead in the Karnataka State Open Chess Championship-2018, conducted by Chikkamagalore District Chess Association at Horanadu Temple Hall yesterday. Mysuru’s M.P. Ajith is placed 10th (4 points), while…

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