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newschess7 months ago

Raunak Sadhwani becomes India's 65th Grandmaster

Indian chess player Raunak Sadhwani has become the 65th Grandmaster from the country as he continued his dream run at the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss. Sadhwani got the better of Russia's Alexander Motylev to reach five points which is one more than what is needed to be a Grandmaster.
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newschess7 months ago

13-year-old Raunak Sadhwani to become India's 65th Grand Master

Young Raunak Sadhwani is set to become India's next Grand Master, which would be the country's 65th one, after he managed to churn out a draw against Gabriel Sagrissian to take four points from seven rounds. Other matches saw S. L. Narayanan, D. Gukesh, and D. Harika winning with black pieces.
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newschess7 months ago

Chess World C'ship | Raunak Sadhwani draws with Russian GM, levels point with Magnus Carlsen

India’s star chess player Raunak Sadhwani continued his brilliant run in the Fide Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament as he drew the match against Russian Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in 31 moves. The next round would see Raunak defending with black pieces against 46th seeded Croatian GM Saric Ivan.
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newschessa year ago

Open International Chess | Raunak Sadhwani wins bronze medal in Blitz Chess

The first grandmaster from Nagpur, Raunak Sadhwani managed to clinch the bronze medal in the 9th Open International Chess tournament in Corsica, France. The 14-year-old from Maharashtra had only cleared the second norm a few days back to become the young International Master from the state.
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newschessa year ago

Dubai Open Chess | Raunak Sadhwani secures a draw against four-time Venezuela champ

13-year old Raunak Sadhwani defended well with his black pieces to force a thoroughly deserved draw against Venezuela’s Iturrizaga Bonelli Eduardo on the eighth board. Raunak, currently placed joint third, will face-off with 16th-seeded Argentine GM Alan Picho in the fifth round on Saturday.
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newschess2 years ago

Viswanathan Anand outplays Raunak Sadhwani; S Kidambi draws Vladimir Kramnik

Viswanathan Anand pulled off a surprise win over youngster Raunak Sadhwani in the first round of Isle of Man International Chess tournament. Meanwhile, S Kidambi played out an impressive draw against Russian grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik in the opening round of the tournament.
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newschess2 years 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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