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!!!

Friday, July 20, 2007

Abhijeet Gupta earned final GM norm

At balaguer open chess tourny 2007 Gupta earned his final GM norm and is set to become 16th GM of India. After eight rounds Soumya Swaminathan has ensured her final WIM (and IM)norm; Arun karthik earned a GM norm, Abhishek Das and Ashwin jairam have obtained IM norm; Padmini rout also obtained WIM norm.
Ashwin Jairam became IM and Soumya became WIM, both earning three norms in consecutive 3 tournaments!!!

Harikrishna finished third in Montreal international 10 player round robin chess tourny 2007. He performed well and defeated Emil Sutovsky and Nigel Short and Eljani Pavel.
In Quebec open 2007, Sandipan chanda and abhijeet kunte finished on second tied position.

Meanwhile, Swati Ghate has earned IM norm and Amruta Mokal earned WIM norm from Biel chess festival 2007.
IM Deep Sengupta finished in tied first position at NK Schaken open 2007.


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