Mysore Chess Center will be conducting Sri. M.N Krishnarao Memorial Open Rapid Chess Tournament on 23rd & 24th December 2017 at Hotel Paradise, Mysuru. Total Cash prize fund is Rs.1,00,000.
We are very glad to inform you that All India Chess Federation has granted us the permission to host the prestigious NATIONAL WOMEN CHALLENGERS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 in Mysore from 21st to 29th July 2017. The championship will be organised by Mysore chess Center and will be conducted under the auspices of United Karnataka Chess Association and All India Chess Federation. The championship will attract the best women players from across the country and will also feature the best titled players.
Arnav Muralidhar of Mysuru emerged victorious in Karnataka State Under 09 Open Chess Championship. In girls category former National U7 champion Anagha KGR, also from Mysore, remained unbeaten to clinch the title. The championship was organised by Mysore Chess center on behalf of United karnataka Chess Association at Hotel paradise, Mysore.
Anagha Scored win against Valety Shwetha of Bangalore in the final round to secure 8.5pts out of possible 9 rounds. Shefali A N of Mandya split the points with Yashaswi S Kiran to secure second place. Arnav beat Apoorv Kamble of Bangalore in the final round and scored total 8 points. Sachith Katti, Abhyuday Santhosh, Arhan Chethan Anand were tied for 2nd position with 7.5pts each. But due to better tiebreak score Sachith of Bangalore declared runner-up.
Mr. Hanumantha R, Joint-secretary, All India Chess federation, Mr. Vikram Das, Director of Dasprakash Group of hotels, Mr.Sreeram Kote, Former State Champion, Mr. Harsha Kikkeri, Chess Robot BEAM developer, Mr.Manjunath Jain, Joint-secretary, UKCA distributed the prizes.
WCM Isha Sharma of Belthangady won Karnataka State Women’s Chess Championship 2017. Isha drew with Manasa H R of Mysuru in the last round to win the title with 6 points. Manasa H R was tied with other 3 players with 5.5 points each, but due to better tie break score she finished second. Andria D’souza (Mangalore), Prasiddhi Bhat (Mysuru) and Tulsi M (Mysuru) were placed 3rd, 4th & 5th respectively. Top 4 players of this event will represent Karnataka in the upcoming National Women’s Challengers to be held in Mysore.
|1||Isha Sharma||6||DK||Rs.3500 + Trophy|
|2||Manasa H R||5½||MYS||Rs.2500 + Trophy|
|3||Andria L D`souza||5½||DK||Rs.2000 + Trophy|
|4||Prasiddhi Bhat||5½||MYS||Rs.1500 + Trophy|
|5||Tulsi M||5½||MYS||Rs.1200 + Medal|
|6||Manasa K.||5||DK||Rs.1000 + Medal|
|7||Shalon Joanne Pais||5||DK||Rs.900 + Medal|
|8||Kruti Gangadkar||5||BLR||Rs.800 + Medal|
|9||Gangamma B.N.||5||MYS||Rs.800 + Medal|
|10||Khushi M Hombal||5||SMG||Rs.800 + Medal|
|Age category Prizes:|
|1||Shriyana S Mallya||4||DK|
|1||Anagha K G R||5||MYS|
|2||Yashaswi S Kiran||4||MDY|
|4||Shefali A N||4||MDY|
|2||Bhagyashree G Patil||4||BLR|
|1||Pranitha S R||5||MDY|
|3||Shubhapradha K S||4½||DK|
|Best Mysuru Under 06|
|1||Anvitha S Kumar||2|
|2||Sara K R||2|
|Best Mysuru Under 08|
|1||Jahnavi M N||3|
|2||Vismitha S G||2|
|3||Suvidha M S||2|
|Best Mysuru Under 10|
|3||Eshanvi M N||3|
|Best Mysuru Under 12|
Karnataka State Women’s Chess Championship 2017 was inaugurated at Mall of Mysore. The 3 day event is organised by Mysore Chess Center on behalf of United Karnataka Chess Association from 16 th to 18 th June. Belthangady’s WCM Isha Sharma with a rating of 1974 is the top seed of the event. Many times state champion Manasa K, Andria D’Souza and Shalon Pais all 3 from Mangalore are in 2 nd 3 rd and 4 th from the top. Mysore players Manasa H R, Gangamma B N, Tulsi M and Deeksha M R are seeded 5 th to 8 th respectively. There are more than 60 players from all over Karnataka participating in this event.