newschess2 months ago

National Women Chess Championship | Divya Deshmukh and Mrudul Dehankar continue winning run

Divya Deshmukh and Mrudul Dehanar have built on their impressive form at the ongoing National Women Chess Championship registering impressive wins in the eighth round. While Deshmukh beat WFM Nityata Jain, Dehankar pulled off an upset by defeating fifth-ranked (WIM) Srija Seshadri.
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newschess2 months ago

National Chess Championship | Divya Deshmukh and Mrudul Dehankar impress in Tamil Nadu

Nagpur-based Divya Deshmukh and Mrudul Dehankar fought back as they claimed important victories at the ongoing National Women’s Chess Championship being at the Chettinad Public School, in Tamil Nadu. Deshmukh and Dehankar had to battle hard as they defeated local girls Saranya J and Rindhiya V.
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newschess2 months ago

National Women Chess Championship | Divya Deshmukh starts shakily

The 46th National Women Chess Championship, being held in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, on Monday, saw young chess players wracking their brains out and getting exhausted with top seed Divya Deshmukh also falling prey. Deshmukh and Mrudul Dehankar, however, sits in fourth and fifth position o halfway mark.
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newschess2 months ago

Commonwealth Chess Championship | Abhijeet Gupta, Tania Sachdev win gold medals

Abhijeet Gupta claimed his fifth title while Tania Sachdev retained the women’s title. While Gupta defeated Arjun Erigaisi to emerge the leader on the final day after it became a three-way affair in the ninth round, Tania took the title on superior tie-break score against Divya Deshmukh.
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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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newschess3 months ago

Respect Anup sir a lot and I’m not happy defeating him, says Divya Deshmukh

14-year-old Divya Deshmukh stated that she wasn’t happy after she managed to get the better of her mentor Anup Desmukh in the final round of the Goa Open International Chess meet. In other matches, International Master 62nd seed Sankalp Gupta lost to Indian Grandmaster Venkatesh MR to finish 75th.
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newschess5 months ago

Dubai Open | Divya Desmukh fights back with 76-move win on eighth day

13-year-old Divya Deshmukh had to stage a fight back for the second time in eight days in the 21st Dubai Open on Monday, as she slogged for over four hours to make to advance in the international rated meet. Other city masters, Shailesh Dravid and Mrudul Dehankar lost their respective games.
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newschess6 months ago

Vietnam Masters | Divya Deshmukh ends tournament on positive note

Indian chess prodigy, Divya Deshmukh, upset 50th seed - Nava Roderick - in the ninth round of the 9th HDBank International Chess Tournament in Vietnam to end the tournament on a high. 92nd ranked Divya finished the meet at five points as she claimed a much-higher 56th position.
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newschessa year ago

Divya Deshmukh and Raunak Sadhwani win individual gold at International Chess meets in Dubai and Delhi

Two international Masters from Maharashtra, Divya Deshmukh and Raunak Sadhwani, won individual gold medals at the International Chess meets in Dubai and Delhi, respectively. Participating in the open category as well, Deshmukh stood at the 61st rank spot from among 165 players from 12 countries.
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