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Karthikeyan Murali Makes Final GM Norm In Abu Dhabi
World Under-16 champion International Master Karthikeyan Murali of Chennai played at an amazing rating performance of 2709 to make his final Grand Master norm in the Abu Dhabi Masters that concluded in the United Arab Emirates on August 28, 2014. The 15-year old schoolboy from Chennai started as seed No.34 and finished third. He even held the sole lead after seven rounds with six points. In his nine games, Karthikeyan Murali faced eight grandmasters and scored four wins, three draws and suffered one defeat to Vidit Gujrathi. Karthikeyan Murali was born on May 1, 1999. He had won the World Under-12 Championship at Brazil in 2011. He is a student of the Velammal Matriculation School at Ponneri, Chennai. He is a hard worker and a great sportsman.
Aravindh Chithambaram Completes Final GM Norm
V.R. Aravindh Chithambaram of Chennai completed his third and final Grand Master norm when he beat Alexei Shirov in the Riga International Open in Latvia on August 24, 2014. The 15-year old played at a stunning 2718 rating defeating three Grand Masters, drawing two and losing one in his six games against Grand Masters. Rated 2467, Aravindh is gaining 29 Elo from this one competition itself. Aravindh has made his first GM norm by winning the Chennai Open in November 2013 during the Anand v Carlsen match. His second norm came in Malaysia. Now, this eighth placing gives him his third norm on 7/9. His rating is soon to zoom to the 2500 rating mark. Recently, Aravindh moved from Madurai to Chennai to improve his chess and within a year of it, he has achieved Grand Master results. Only in 2014 he applied and became an International Master. Within months he would need to apply for the next higher title.
Saranya and Pranav Vijay Wins Title
WFM Saranya and Pranav Vijay both from Chennai won the Girls and Boys category respectively in the Jawahar Engineering College TN State Under 25 Boys and Girls Chess championship at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai organized by Tamilnadu State Chess association. Both of them in need of half a point for the title made a quick draw with their opponents. Mr.V.Hariharan Secretary All India Chess Federation presided over the function and the Chief guest Mr. C G S Narayanan,Editor AICF Chronicle, Fide Master for Chess Composition gave away the prizes. Best game of the event was awarded to Bhuvaneshwari of Trichy. Mr. Gopalakrishnan rendered vote of thanks.
Three share lead in Girls
The current under 13 girls and subjunior girls state champion Harshini of Thiruvarur district share the lead with full 3 points with Saranya from Chennai and Poojakanth of Neyveli Lignite Corporation in the Jawahar Engineering College TN State Under 25 Boys and Girls Chess championship at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Chennai organized by Tamilnadu State Chess Association. In the boys section Five players Pranav Vijay, Sai Viswesh, Ramalingam Karthik, Dusthageer Ibrahim and Harshavardhan.G.B are playing with full 3 points after the third round.
TN State U-25 Championship
Seeded players proved their seeding by winning the first two rounds in the Jawahar Engineering College TN State Under 25 Boys and girls Chess championship started today at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai organized by Tamil Nadu State Chess association. Boys section has 70 players. Among them 61 players are rated. In the girls section 34 rated player in a total number of 40 players. Some of the important results: Girls: Thamaraiselvi [1] lost to Saranya.J. [2],Divyalakshmi.R. [1] lost to Poojakanth[2] Lakshmi.C. [1] lost to Gayetri.R [2], C.R.Varsha [1] lost to Hemapriya[2] Bhuvaneswari [2] Beat Asha.C.R [1] Boys: Rohitvassan [1.5] drew with Kumaran [1.5] Pranav Vijay[2] beatSubramaniam.Pl [1] AkilA S J [1] lost to Dusthageer Ibrahim [2],Bavan Kumar [1.5] drew with Prathish.A.[1.5] Aadityajagadeesh [1] lost to Saiviswesh [2]
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2nd Teekay FIDE Rated Tmt-2000
29-Aug-2014 to 01-Sep-2014
Kamaraj College, Tiruchendur Road, Tuticorin.

Wisdom Children & Open Chess Tmt
30-Aug-2014 to 31-Aug-2014
Wisdom Mat. H. S. School,

Thiru M.A.Krishnaswamy Memorial 2nd Inter School Chess Tournament for Chennai players only
30-Aug-2014 to 31-Aug-2014
Shri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School AC-48, 6th Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600 040.

National Under-07 Boys & Girls Chess Championship -2014
01-Sep-2014 to 09-Sep-2014
West Bengal.

National Women Challengers
06-Sep-2014 to 13-Sep-2014

Rotary Club State Level Children Chess Tmt
06-Sep-2014 to 07-Sep-2014
New Bharath Mat. School,
New Street, Thiruvarur.

World Youth Chess Championship
18-Sep-2014 to 30-Sep-2014
Durban, South Africa.

Vishy Anand Chess Foundation's Open 1day Inter School Children Tmt
20-Sep-2014 to 20-Sep-2014
M. Mallika Mahal, No.1, Redhills Road, Pudur, Ambattur,
Chennai 600 053.

Vishy Anand Chess Foundation's International FIDE Rating Tmt-2000
21-Sep-2014 to 24-Sep-2014
M. Mallika Mahal, No.1, Redhills Road, Pudur, Ambattur, Chennai 600 053.

State Level Children & Open Tmt
27-Sep-2014 to 28-Sep-2014
Spark Matric School,

27th SPIC FIDE Rated Chess Tournament
27-Sep-2014 to 30-Sep-2014

3rd MSV FIDE Rating Tmt-2200
02-Oct-2014 to 05-Oct-2014
Valluvar Gurukulam,

Trichy All India FIDE Rating Chess Tmt below-1600
03-Oct-2014 to 05-Oct-2014
Cauvery College of Engineering & Technology,
Perur (Via Woraiyur),

V Mylapore Club-Murugappa-TN State Level Children's Tmt
04-Oct-2014 to 05-Oct-2014

World Junior U20 Chess Championships 2014
05-Oct-2014 to 20-Oct-2014
Mumbai, India.

12th KCF FIDE Rating Chess Tmt below 1600
10-Oct-2014 to 12-Oct-2014

4th TN State Level Shools & Colleges Cycle Tmt
18-Oct-2014 to 19-Oct-2014
Srinivasa Thirumana Mahal, Chennai Salai, Panruti.

National Women Premier-2014
24-Oct-2014 to 05-Nov-2014

National Youth (U-25)-2014
25-Oct-2014 to 31-Oct-2014

National Under -13 Boys & Girls Chess Championship 2014
25-Oct-2014 to 02-Nov-2014

Asian youth Chess Championship U - 14, U - 16 and U - 18 - 2014
06-Nov-2014 to 13-Nov-2014
New Delhi.

National Amateur Chess Championship - 2014
16-Nov-2014 to 21-Nov-2014
West Bengal.

TN State U-12 & U-14 Rapid Chess Championship
20-Nov-2014 to 21-Nov-2014

TN State U-16 & U-18 Rapid Chess Championship
22-Nov-2014 to 23-Nov-2014

TN State Rapid Chess Championship
29-Nov-2014 to 30-Nov-2014

Thangam State Level Children Chess Tmt
29-Nov-2014 to 30-Nov-2014
Thangam Mount Litra Zee School, NH-79, New Attur Bye-pass, Ayothiapatnam, Sale-636 103

National Under - 17 Boys & Girls Chess Championship -2014
02-Dec-2014 to 10-Dec-2014

Chennai Open Chess Tournament
29-Dec-2014 to 06-Jan-2015

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