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Karnataka State Open Rapid Chess Tourney: GM Thejkumar wins title
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Karnataka State Open Rapid Chess Tourney: GM Thejkumar wins title

Grand Master (GM) M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru, with 9 points from nine rounds, won the title in the Karnataka State Level Open Rapid Chess Tournament conducted by Mysuru District Chess Association (MDCA), under the aegis of UKCA at the University Gymnasium Hall here yesterday. Thejkumar won his last round tie against M.D. Chiranth and clinched…

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…

Karnataka State Open Chess: Thejkumar wins title
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Karnataka State Open Chess: Thejkumar wins title

GM M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru with 9.5 points from ten rounds won the title in the Karnataka State Open Chess Tournament-2018 conducted by Chikkamagaluru District Chess Association at Sri Annapooreshwari Temple in Chikkamagaluru yesterday. Yashas (B’luru – 9 points), IM Ravi Hedge (8.5 points), H.N. Nishanth (B’luru – 8-69.5), M.T. Thyagaraj (Hassan – 8-66.5) and…

GM Thejkumar feted
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GM Thejkumar feted

Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar being felicitated by Celestial Minds (USA) on the inaugural day of the Sri. M.N. Krishna Rao Memorial Rapid Chess Tournament 2017 held at Hotel Paradise, here recently. Others seen are (from left) Mysore Chess Centre Director and UKCA Vice-President M. Nagendra, Celestial Minds Founder Kavyashree Mallanna, Advisory Member Prasanna Nagabushan and…

Grand Master Thejkumar to light Dasara Kreeda Jyothi
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Grand Master Thejkumar to light Dasara Kreeda Jyothi

Mysuru: Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar will light the Dasara Kreeda Jyothi atop Chamundi Hill after offering puja to Goddess Chamundeshwari on Sept. 21 at 11 am. Meanwhile, around 4,500 athletes from across the State will be taking part in this year’s Dasara Sports competitions to be held at Chamundi Vihar Stadium starting from Sept. 21….

Karnataka’s first Grand Master feted
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Karnataka’s first Grand Master feted

Karnataka’s first Grand Master and India’s 50th Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar was felicitated at a programme organised jointly by United Karnataka Chess Association (UKCA), Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA) and H.V. Rajeev Sneha Balaga at Krishnamurthypuram Srirama Mandira in city last evening. He is seen with H.V. Rajeev of the Balaga, MDCA President N. Sudarshan,…

City’s Thejkumar is Karnataka’s first Grand Master
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City’s Thejkumar is Karnataka’s first Grand Master

Mysuru: Karnataka’s chess has got its first Grand Master in the form of Mysuru lad  M.S. Thejkumar who achieved his remaining 1.70  ELO points by winning his two rounds in the Fomento All India FIDE Rating chess tournament in Goa today. He is the first Karnataka chess player to achieve the Grand Master title. He…

Chess Champ: IM Thejkumar
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Chess Champ: IM Thejkumar

Chess is a traditional sport and has been patronised 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. One such player who has been consistently doing well in the National and International level is Mysuru-based IM…

Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship: Thejkumar wins title; Vijeendra finishes second
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Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship: Thejkumar wins title; Vijeendra finishes second

Mysuru-based IM M.S. Thejkumar (Rating 2481), representing India in the Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championships 2017 at YMBA hall, Kurunegala near Colombo, won his final round match against Sri Lanka’s WFM Kodikara K.K.M Sachintha and won the title with 10 points from 10 rounds yesterday. Another player from Mysuru lad Y.G. Vijayeendra after…

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