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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. Continue reading
Augustin A of SJCE won the HFGC OPEN RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT. Hindustan First Grade College in association with Mysore Chess Center organised this one day event in Open & different age categories. The tournament was held at Hindustan First Grade College, JP Nagar, Mysuru in the memory of Dr. K.C.G Varghese. 200 Players from all parts of Karnataka State participated in this tournament. Continue reading
Arnav Muralidhar of Bangalore won the Karnataka state under-09 boy's chess championship scoring 8.5 points out of 9 rounds while Siddarth Bhat from Mangalore securing 7 points to win runner-up trophy. Anoushka Bhatt of Bangalore won the Karnataka state under-09 girls chess championship scoring 8.5 points from 9 rounds. Mysore girl Dathri umesh of NPS defeated WCM Shefali A N of mandya in the final round to to secure runner-up position with 7.5 points. Continue reading