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Chess: GM Thejkumar held to a draw
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Chess: GM Thejkumar held to a draw

December 22, 2019

Top-seed Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar from Mysuru, taking part in the 13th BRDCA International Open FIDE Rated Chess Tournament at Bengaluru, was held to a draw by Y. Sethumadhav in the fourth round of the Tournament played on Saturday. IMPORTANT Results Fourth round: Sethumadhav (3.5) drew with M.S. Thejkumar (3.5), Chakravarthi Reddy (4) bt V….

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

June 25, 2018

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

April 17, 2018

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

February 5, 2018

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

December 28, 2017

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

September 16, 2017

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

September 10, 2017

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,…

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