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newschess7 months ago

World Junior Chess Championship | Divya Deshmukh registers victory, Priyanka draws against top seed

India’s Divya Deshmukh managed to beat Mongolian Boldbaatar Altantuya in the seventh round of the ongoing World Junior Chess Championship in New Delhi. K Priyanka was the other star from the host nation in the seventh round of the world event as she managed to hold Chinese top seed Zhu Jiner.
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newschess8 months ago

World Youth Chess Ch’ship | Praggnanandhaa holds Gholami as A Divya Deshmukh wins

India had a half-decent day at the World Youth Chess Championship where Grand master R Praggnanandhaa did extremely well to churn out a draw against Iran’s Aryan Gholami. In the U-14 Girls match, International Master Divya Deshmukh got the better of Kazakhstan’s Liya Kurmangaliyeva.
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newschess8 months ago

World Youth Chess Championship | Pranav Anand, Rakshitta Ravi continue India's dominance in U-14 categories

The Indians continued their dominance in the Under-14 categories of the World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC) with Pranav Anand and Rakshitta Ravi registering swift victories in Mumbai on Saturday. Pranav is tied for the lead with two others in the U-14 Open category while Rakshitta is in sole lead.
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newschess8 months ago

World Youth Chess Championship | Mixed luck for India as Divya Deshmukh suffers upset

India’s top players enjoyed mixed luck in round four of the World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC) in Mumbai on Friday with top-seed in the Girls U14, Divya Deshmukh, suffering an upset defeat. GMs Iniyan and Praggnanandhaa topped the points table in the Open Under-18 category with 3.5 points each.
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newschess8 months ago

World Youth Chess Ch’ship | Praggnanandhaa and Divya Deshmukh held in India’s setback

Both Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa and Woman International Master Divya Deshmukh were held to a draw by significantly lower opponents in the third round of the World Youth Chess Championship. However, they would still have a lot of time to get back on track as their coach pointed out.
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newschess10 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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newschess10 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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newschess10 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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newschessa year 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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reportchessa year 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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