Mysore Chess Center in association with D. G. Thiruvengada Mudaliar Educational Trust is organising Mysore District Under 13 Boys & Girls Chess Championship 2015 on 13th and 14th April 2015 at D.G.T.M School, Chamundivana, near Sterling talkies, Vidyaranyapurm, Mysore.
The chess tournament will be conducted in Swiss league Rapid Chess format. Mysore district players born on or after 01/01/2002 (below 13 years) will be eligible to participate in the tournament. Separate events in Under 13 Boys & Girls will be conducted.
Two Players from this championship (2 boys & 2 girls) will be selected to Karnataka State Under 13 Boys & Girls Chess Championship scheduled from 15th April 2015 at Gurukul's Sports, Siddapur, Varthur Main Road, Bangalore. Trophy prizes and certificates will be awarded to main prize winners and Under 11, Under 09 and Under 07 age categories in both boys and girls sections.
Players should confirm the entry through email to firstname.lastname@example.org or SMS to 9066701963 along with the Player Name FIDE ID and Date of Birth details. Last date to confirm the entry is 12/04/2015. Spot entries will be not entertained. Entry fee may be paid on spot on 13/04/2015 from10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Players should bring their own chess sets and chess clocks.For more information please contact Babita; Mob: 9480613517 or Nagendra; Mob: 8123819220
Karnataka State Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship organised by Mysore Chess Center was concluded at Hotel Dasaprakash, Mysore. International Master Himanshu Sharma of Railways emerged victorious in both championships. Himanshu scored 8 points in 9 rounds of Rapid chess and was tied with Gahan M G, but due to better tie-break score Himashu was declared winner of the rapid title.
Gahan M G secured second place, while Mysore lad IM Thejkumar M S settled for third position with 7.5 points. 170 players participated in rapid championship among them more than 80 players were internationally rated. A total cash prize of Rs.45,000 and 40 trophies were awarded to winners in main and age categories.
In Blitz more than 100 participants played 9 rounds and Rs. 25,000 cash prizes & 30 trophies were distributed. In the final round Himanshu defeated Thejkumar to clinch the Blitz title.