Indian Chess News

An informatory blog about the latest happenings in Indian Chess. Fans of Indian chess can obtain up to date information about their favorite player's achievements. This blog will stay away from politics. These are my personal views. Your comments are always welcome!!!

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Commonwealth Championship 2006, Mumbai

GM Nigel short won gold in commonwealth championship 2006. GM sandipan won silver while IM M.R. Venkatesh won bronze. In womens section, WGM harika won gold, IM Vijayalaxmi won silver and WGM Eesha won bronze.

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Anand wins Tal Memorial super blitz tournament 2006

Anand has won Tal Memorial Super Blitz tournament convincingly. It was 18 player double round robin involving most of the top class players in the world (Leko, Swidler, Pono, Aronian, Karpov, Moro, Gelfand, Radjabov, Grischuk, Polgar, Mamedyarov, ). Congrats to Anand!!!

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Indians dominate Asian Junior chess 2006

Indians dominated asian junior chess tourny 2006 due to absence of china. Boys won silver and bronze (shyam sundar-silver, Rohit G-bronze) while girls won all three medals (Gomes Mary-gold, Kiran mohanty-silver, Lakshimi sahithi-bronze). Due to tied 1st place, shyam sundar earned IM title, while Kiran and Lakshimi earned WIM titles.

Friday, November 10, 2006

Anand lost Corsica Rapid 2006 final to Kasim

Anand lost corsica rapid 2006 final to kasimdzhanov by 1.5-0.5 margin. There should have been more number of games in the final...

Monday, November 06, 2006

Tejas Bakre wins Poona club rapid

GM Bakre won Poona club rapid tournament organized by CPAI. He beat many GM's and IM's along the way.
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