Mysore Chess Center will be organising Sri. M.N. Krishnarao Memorial Rapid Chess Tournament on Sunday, 6th of November 2016 at Hotel Paradise, yadavagiri, Mysuru. Tournament will be conducted in Open category and Age categories - Under 12, U10 & U08. Entry fee is Rs.750/-. For open category 20 cash prizes worth Rs.40,000 will be awarded. In age category 5 trophies in each category i.e 5 for boys & 5 for girls will be given. Apart from there are various prizes in different categories. Last date to send entry is 4th November. For more information contact Nagendra Mob: 8123819220 or mail us to firstname.lastname@example.org
International Master, Ravi Hegde from Karnataka won Viktor Korchnoi memorial Open FIDE Rated Chess Tournament held at hotel Paradise by scoring 8 points out of 9 rounds. Miss Abhirami Madabushi from Andrapradesh scored 7.5 points to claim 1st runner-up place while WFM Pujari Rucha from Maharastra secured 2nd runner-up position with 7points. A total of 45 cash prizes worth 1.5 lakh rupess and 60 trophies had been awarded to winners in main and sub categories.
The tournament was organised by Mysore Chess Center, while Kannada online portal antekante.com has joined hand to promote the royal game of chess in royal city of mysore. The honourable Chief Guest Mr. Jagadish- Corporate of Thonchikoppal, Mr. Vikram Das, GM of Dashprakash Group, Mrs.Girija Narayan, Mr. Aravind Shastry, Secretary of United Karnataka Chess Association, Mr. Raghavendra, Vice President of United Karnataka Chess Association, Mr. Nagendra Muralidhar-Director of Mysore Chess Center & Vice President of United Karnataka Chess Association and Mr.Anatharam-International Arbiter were present in the prize distribution function.
Prasiddhi Bhat of Mysuru triumps in the Karnataka State Under 11 Girls Chess Championship - 2016 held at YMCA International Program Centre, Bangalore from May 20th to 22nd. With half point ahead of other players she scored 7.5 points out of 9 rounds to gain her maiden title.
Earlier Prasiddhi was selected to represent Mysore district in the state championship. She is the daughter of Sri Rajendra Prasad Bhat and Shree Vani Bhat. She will be representing Karnataka state in National Under 11 Girls Championship to be held in Raipur from June 28th to 6th July. Nagendra Muralidhar, Vice President of United Karnataka Chess Association & Suresh S, Director of Mysore Chess Center congratulate on winning the championship and wishes her all the best in her future endeavour.