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Chess tournament for schools on Dec. 9
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Chess tournament for schools on Dec. 9

Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA) will be conducting chess tournament for school boys & girls at the University Lions hall, Mysuru located behind University Oval grounds on Dec. 9 at 9.30 am. The tournament will be organised in open category for Boys  and U-9, U-11, U-13, U-15 age categories for girls in a swiss league…

2nd R.K. Chess Club’s Intl. Rapid Chess: GM Laxman triumphs
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2nd R.K. Chess Club’s Intl. Rapid Chess: GM Laxman triumphs

Three players GM R.R. Laxman, Syed Anwar Shazali and GM V. Vishnuprasanna tied with eight points from nine rounds, but on the basis of his better tie-break score of 56.5 to the latter’s 52.5 & 51.5 respectively, GM R.R. Laxman clinched the title. Syed Anwar finished second while GM Vishnuprasanna with 8 points secured third…

Talented Chess Player: A.N. Shefali
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Talented Chess Player: A.N. Shefali

Chess is a traditional sport and has been patronised in our country for a long time. Mysuru and Mandya districts have been producing talented players from time to time who have gone on to represent the country on various occasions. One such extraordinary talent is upcoming chess player in the U-9 girls section A.N. Shefali,…

Mysore Varsity chess team
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Mysore Varsity chess team

The University of Mysore’s men’s chess team which will be taking part in the South Zone Inter-University chess championship 2017-18 to be held at KPR Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, from Oct.21. Standing (from left): D. Arun, H.K. Chandrashekara, Dhruva Chipli, V. Pramathi and Suheb Khan. Sitting (from left): N. Ramesh (Manager), Dr. P. Krishnaiah,…

State U-17, U-14 Chess Tournament: City’s players fare well
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State U-17, U-14 Chess Tournament: City’s players fare well

Mangaluru: City’s chess players taking part in the Karnataka State U-17  and U-14 (boys & girls) chess championships 2017-18, are faring well in the tournament being held at Mangaluru. After seven rounds in the Boys U-17 section city’s Abhi Nayak s has secured 5.5 points and is placed 9th in the ranking. Mohith Aradhya has…

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