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The 51 player strong Indian contingent is all set and getting ready to grab many of the medals on offer at the half way stage of the World Youth Chess Championships 2014 being held at the International Convention Centre, Durban from 19th September to 29th September 2014. Nihal Sarin is leading the pack with 5.5 points in the Under 10 Boys category, while Divya Deshmukh is leading with 5.5 points out of 6 games in the Under 10 Girls Category. In the Under 14 Open category, two Indians, viz., K S Raghunandhan and Harsha Bharathkoti are leading with 5 points out of 6 games and are currently placed first and second respectively. In the Under 16 Open Category, our star, V R Aravindh Chidambaram is leading the pack with 5.5 points while in the Under 18 Open category, Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri is leading with 5.5 points.
Jennitha Wins Gold for Second time
Wheel chair player of India, K.Jennitha Anto won the Gold in the Women section of the 14thIPCA World Individual Chess Championship which was held in Serbia at Apatin – Banja Junakovic, 15 - 24 September 2014. She won the Gold Medal for the second time and she was trained by the FIDE Trainer K Visweswaran. The tournament attracted 33 physically challenged chess players from 13 countries. Nearly 16 players use wheel chair. Jennitha being a wheel chair player participated in FIDE A category and almost all the players are international rated players. Out of the 33 players, 9 were FIDE title holders added more challenge to the championship, 4IM’s, one FM, 3WIM’s and one WFM. On the whole the tournament had a tough field.
World Youth Chess Championships 2014 at Durban
The strong Indian Contingent in the World Youth Chess Championships 2014, being held at Durban got a shot in their arms today when they were visited by the Consulate General Mr. R Raghunathan. Mr. Raghunathan, a keen observer of chess, had expressed his wish to visit the Indian delegation at the venue of the World Youth Chess Championships 2014, at Durban. The venue of the World Youth Chess Championships is the exquisite International Convention Centre at Durban.
Workshop for Senior Arbiters of Tamil Nadu
Salem District Chess Association, on behalf of Tamil Nadu State Chess Association organised a workshop for the senior arbiter title holders of Tamil Nadu, at Mahendra College of Engineering, Salem on 20th and 21st September. The workshop was sponsored by the college, providing lodging and boarding to all participants. The event had a very good response from senior arbiters from various districts. International and Fide arbiters, who missed the refresher course for them earlier at Prathyusha College of Engineering, Thiruvallur also attended. In all, there were 38 participants, besides a few state arbiters from Salem, who were observers. The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. V. Hariharan, General Secretary, TNSCA and Hon. Secretary, AICF, in the presence of Mr.M. Senthilvel, President, Salem District Chess Association, Mr. N. Arun, Secretary, SDCA, Mr. Abdul Nazer, Mr. M.Ephrame and V. VIjayaraghvan, Joint Secretaries of TNSCA. Prof. R. Anantharam, Chairman Arbiters Commission, AICF was the main resource person. The workshop started with a surprise test for arbiters on the first day morning. The afternoon session mainly focussed on the recent changes in Laws of Chess and rating regulations and the interaction went on well up to 07.45 PM. Along with the changes, Anantharam also elaborated important case studies, commonly faced by arbiters during tournaments.
Viswanathan Anand Wins Bilbao Masters Chess
World Championship challenger Viswanathan Anand won his last event before the World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen starting in Sochi, Russia from Nov 7, 2014. The Chennai born Vishy Anand won with a round to spare at Bilbao in Spain on 20th September 2014. Anand beat Vallejo twice, then beat Ponomariov once and drew him in another and had a defeat and draw against Aronian. Anand totalled 11 points to win this Category 21 event. Anand lost the last round to Aronian but it did not damage his placing. This event will go behind the Baden Baden success and the Candidates Match success achieved this year at Khanty Mansiysk. A victory earns three points, a draw one point and a defeat gets zero. This double all-play-all ran from September 14-20, 2014. Final placings: 1 V Anand (Ind) 11; 2 L Aronian (Arm) 10; 3-4. R Ponomariov (Ukr), Vallejo Pons (Esp) 5 each.
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3rd MSV FIDE Rating Tmt-2200
02-Oct-2014 to 05-Oct-2014
Jaigopal Garodia National Higher Secondary School

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
A.M.M. Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Gandhi Mandapam Road,
Avvai Colony
Kotturpuram, Chennai - 600 085

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

41st Anna Memorial State Level Open Tmt
11-Oct-2014 to 12-Oct-2014
The City Club,
W. B. Road, Trichy-8

Karur Vilayattu Murasu State Level Children & Open Tmt
11-Oct-2014 to 12-Oct-2014
V. N. C. Mahal, Covai Road, Karur.

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
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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

Rotary Club of Sivakasi Pyrocity State Level Children's Chess Tmt
25-Oct-2014 to 26-Oct-2014
Arasan A M S Ganesa Nadar Kalyanadapam, Sivakasi.

JG Memorial Open Rapid Children Chess Tmt
01-Nov-2014 to 02-Nov-2014
Smt. Durgadevi Choudhary Vivekananda Vidyalaya,

Vishy Anand Chess Foundation's International FIDE Rating Tmt-1999
01-Nov-2014 to 04-Nov-2014
M. Mallika Mahal, No.1, Redhills Road, Pudur, Ambattur, Chennai 600 053.

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

Krishnagiri DCA 1st FIDE Rated Tmt-1600
14-Nov-2014 to 16-Nov-2014
Adhiamaan College of Engineering College, NH-7. Hosur.

2nd Ping Rapid Intl. FIDE Rated Tmt
14-Nov-2014 to 15-Nov-2014

9th State Level Children's Day Chess Festival & Open
15-Nov-2014 to 16-Nov-2014
V. V. N. K. M Senior Sr. School,

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

2nd Ping Blitz Intl. FIDE Rated Tmt
16-Nov-2014 to 16-Nov-2014

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
30-Dec-2014 to 06-Jan-2015

3rd SVVV TN State Level Children Tmt -2015
10-Jan-2015 to 11-Jan-2015
Sreevatsa Viswanathan Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Chitlapakkam, Chennai-64

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