reportchessa month ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | Abhijeet Gupta draws with Lalit Babu, maintains slim lead

A smart Abhijeet Gupta decided to maintain his half-point lead after the seventh round as he settled for a draw by perpetual checks against M. R. Lalit Babu on Friday. The remaining two rounds of the Commonwealth Chess Championship is expected to be a thriller with little points separating top six.
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reportchessa month ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | Abhijeet Gupta beats Debashis Das, takes lead after sixth round

With a win over Debashis Das in the sixth round, Abhijeet Gupta is currently leading the table in the Commonwealth Chess Championship in Delhi on Thursday. MR Lalit Babu, Arjun Erigaisi, Suyog Wagh and Bhakti Kulkarni were the other notable winners on Thursday in the competition.
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reportchess2 months ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | Swapnil Dhopade fights back to register win in fifth round

Swapnil Dhopade fought back to register a facile win over Indian Fide Master (FM) Niranjan Navalgund in 46 moves at the Commonwealth Chess Championship in New Delhi. Meanwhile, U-14 female master Divya Deshmukh went down fighting against Kerala's GM and second seed Narayanan SL on the third table.
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reportchess2 months ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | Abhijeet Gupta manages to beat Aravindh Chithambaram in Round 4

Abhijeet Gupta continued his unbeaten run at the Commonwealth Chess Championship as he defeated compatriot Aravindh Chithambaram in the fourth round of the competition. Among the Indian women, Tania Sachdev drew her game with Swapnil Dhopade while Divya Deshmukh registered a win.
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reportchess2 months ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | PS Krishnan downs Narayanan as 17 players share lead

International Master P. Saravana Krishnan had a great day at the Commonwealth Chess Championship reached as he forced S. L. Narayanan to resign after pushing him to the checkmate threshold. The tournament saw numerous surprises as Ajay Karthikeyan was also seen beating Deepan Chakkravarthy.
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reportchess3 months ago

P Harikrishna beats Nihal Sarin at TePe Sigeman Chess Tournament

Indian chess player P Harikirishna has beaten compatriot Nihal Sarin in the fourth round of the ongoing TePe Sigeman Chess Tournament in Malmo, Sweden. After the completion of the fourth round Grandmaster Harikrishna is leading the table alongside Englishman Gawain Jones with 3.0/4 each.
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reportchess3 years ago

Chess Olympiad Round 8 : Indian men strike back against England; women beat Uzbekistan

The Indians fought back in style at the Baku Olympiad, by defeating England 2.5-1.5 in the 8th round on Saturday. The victory came as a much-needed boost to the Indian team, who were crushed 3-1 by one of the favourites USA in the seventh round.
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