Tag: Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar

Commonwealth Chess Championship: Thejkumar held to a draw
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Commonwealth Chess Championship: Thejkumar held to a draw

July 5, 2019

Karnataka’s first Grand Master M.S.Thejkumar (Elo 2458) was held to a draw by Wagh Suyog (Mah) in the fifth round of the Commonwealth championship played at Delhi on Friday and after five rounds has secured 3.5 points and is 13th in the rankings. Results (after fifth round) GM Abhijeet Gupta (4.5), 2. GM Debasis Das…

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…

M.N. Krishna Rao Memorial Chess Tournament: GM M.S. Thejkumar wins
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M.N. Krishna Rao Memorial Chess Tournament: GM M.S. Thejkumar wins

December 24, 2018

Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar and Ram S. Krishnan tied with 6.5 points from seven rounds, but the former’s better tie-break score of 27.5 to the latter’s 27, enabled him to clinch the title in the Sri M.N. Krishna Rao Memorial Rapid Chess Tournament 2018, conducted by Mysore Chess Centre at Sri Kanteerava Narashimaraja Sports Club…

31st BRDCA Open Rapid Chess: Thejkumar wins tourney
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31st BRDCA Open Rapid Chess: Thejkumar wins tourney

October 23, 2018

Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar from Mysuru, taking part in the 31st BRDCA Open Rapid Chess Tournament-2018 in Bengaluru, won the title with 6.5 points from seven rounds recently. Thejkumar had wins over T. Jayaseelan, Advai Ratnakar Vibhute, K.V. Subhas, AGM K. Karthikeyan, B.N.B. Pavan and K. Arjun. He had a draw with J.K. Raju in…

Chess: Augustin triumphs, Thejkumar runner-up
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Chess: Augustin triumphs, Thejkumar runner-up

August 13, 2018

Augustin of Kodagu (Rating 2063), with 8.5 points from 9 rounds, clinched the title in the Karnataka State Open Rapid Chess Tournament 2018, conducted by Velapuri Chess Association at Sudhanva Gowda Vokkaligara Kalyana Mantapa, Belur, on Aug.11 and 12. Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar finished runner-up with 8 points from 9 rounds. Augustin won a cash…

Chess: Mohite holds Thejkumar to a draw
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Chess: Mohite holds Thejkumar to a draw

July 2, 2018

Delhi: Maharashtra’s Mohite Ranveer (Rating 2089) held Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru to a creditable drawn in the seventh round of the Commonwealth Open Chess Championship 2018 held at Delhi on Sunday. After seven rounds, GM Thejkumar of Railways has secured 4 points and is placed 53rd in the rankings. GM Vaibhav Suri of…

Commonwealth Chess: Sreeshwan holds Thejkumar
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Commonwealth Chess: Sreeshwan holds Thejkumar

July 1, 2018

Delhi: M. Sreeshwan of Telangana (Rating 2064) held Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar to a draw in the sixth round of the Commonwealth Open Chess Championship 2018 at Delhi on Saturday. After six rounds, GM M.S. Thejkumar, seeded eighth in the Tourney, has secured 3.5 points and is placed 64th in the rankings. In the fifth…

Commonwealth Chess Championship: Joshi shocks Thejkumar
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Commonwealth Chess Championship: Joshi shocks Thejkumar

June 30, 2018

Govind Ballabh Joshi (Air India) with a rating of 2078, playing with white pieces in the 16th board, shocked eighth seeded Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru (Rating 2495), in the fourth round of the Commonwealth Open Chess Championship 2018, played at Delhi on Friday. After four rounds, Thejkumar has secured 2 points and is…

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