Mysore Chess Center will be organising 5th KARNATAKA STATE SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP in Mysore on 20th & 21st of January 2018 under the aegis of United Karnataka Chess Association. This Tournament is a selection trial for the upcoming National Schools Chess Championship 2018 to be held in Bhubaneswar, Orissa from 28th Jan 2018.
The Chess tournament will be conducted for age groups Under 07, 09, 11, 13, 15 & Under 17 in Open & Girls Categories. Free Entry will be given for 1st Place winners to participate in Nationals Schools Chess Championship 2018. Along with that Trophies will be awarded to top 15 players & best schools in each category.
Augustin of Kodagu wins sri. M. N. Krishna Rao memorial open chess tournament held at Dasaprakash paradise, Mysore. The first position was tied with joint lead of 8 points among 5 players where Augustin was declared winner using tiebreakers whereas Arvind Shastry, Amogha H A, Sanjay N and Thejkumar M S came 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively in open category.