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Senior Arbiter Workshop
On behalf of Tamil Nadu State Chess Association, Salem District Chess Association will organize Senior Arbiter Workshop on 20th and 21st of September 2014, for the Tamil Nadu Senior Arbiters & for those who cleared FIDE Arbiter examination conducted by AICF. Please confirm your participation before 15th September 2014, to TNSCA and SDCA to respective mail ids tnchess64@gmail.com & sdca64@gmail.com Venue Mahendra College of Engineering ( Maha College) Salem- Chennai Highway, (Attur Road) Minnampalli, Salem-106. Ph:9865930770,9994540253 Co-ordinator Mr. P.Palaniappan IA, Jt.Sec. Admin, SDCA,Salem Mob: 9994655586 Mail-id: sdca64@gmail.com
Yashavishree, Shahil Win Under-7 National
Tamil Nadu’s Yashavishree won the girls’ section on tie-break after scoring the same 9.5/11 as Prathivya Gupta of Delhi. The top finishers will represent India in 2015 World and Asian Youth Chess Championships. The chief arbiter was M.S. Gopakumar. The event was organised by the Global Chess Foundation and the Kolkata District Chess Association. This event ran from Sep 1-9, 2014. Shahil Dey of Assam won the 28th National Under-7 Chess Championship at Kolkata. He is the first Assamese player ever to win any National chess title. Shahil lost to the top seed Dev Shah and did well against others to gain 80 Elo points from a single event.
Indian medal winning Chess Olympiad team felicitated
The historic bronze medal winning Indian team in the 41st Chess Olympiad, Tromso, Norway were felicitated by All India Chess Federation. In a glittering function, held at the Russian Cultural Center, Alwarpet, Chennai the performers viz., Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi, Grandmaster S P Sethuraman, Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu and coach Grandmaster R B Ramesh were felicitated with cash award and citation. Parents of Grandmasters Krishnan Sasikiran and Adhiban Baskaran collected their awards in their absence. Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout, who won the inidividual Gold medal in the fifth board, was felicitated with citiation and cash award. Shri P R Venketrama Raja, President, All India Chess Federation lauded the young team that made history within a month of his taking charge. Chief Guest Shri N Srinivasan, Managing Director, India Cements Limited said he was happy to note the historic result brought by the dedicated Grandmasters and progressive path it showed for Indian chess. He further elaborated the point that India is now the leading nation with FIDE (World Chess Federation) in terms of the number of FIDE Rated registered players, which has now crossed 40000 mark. Shri Srinivasan added that the system in place, brought forth by All India Chess Federation, is working like a well oiled machinery and it is the training skill sets in the grassroots level that has gone on to produce such stunning results in the international arena.
Priyanka of Coimbatore won the 2nd Teekay FIDE Rated Tournament
Thirteen year old K Priyanks of Coimbatore won the 2nd Teekay FIDE Rated Chess Tournament, organised by Teekay Chess Centre at Kamaraj College, Thoothukudi, on 1st September. In spite of the defeat in the final round against S Jayakumar of Chennai, she tied for the first place with four other players, by scoring 7.5 points in nine rounds. Jayakumar and BS Girinath of Madurai finished second and third respectively. Mrs. Subathra Vetrivel, Correspondent, Saratha Schools and Sri. CS Rajendran, Correspondent, Kamaraj College distributed the prizes. Final Ranking 1 Priyanka K TN 7½ 2 Jayakumaar S TN 7½ 3 Girinath B S TN 7½ 4 Vishwa Anand V TUT 7½ 5 Alan Diviya Raj TN 7½ 6 Yuvan Bharathi K S TN 7 7 Vijay Shreeram P TN 7 8 Anand R TN 7 9 Marthandan K U KER 7 10 Godson Merlin E TN 7 11 Rakshitta Ravi TN 7
Srinath is Champion-3rd Keshabananda Das Memorial FIDE Rating Tmt 2014 (1900 & Above)
IM Narayan Srinath (TN) emerged champion by outwitting top seeded Grandmaster M R Venkatesh (PSPB) in the 10th (FINAL Round ) and finished with 8.5 points to took away the top prize of 1.5 Lac. IM Swapnil S. Dhopade (MAH) with 8 points defeated Grandmaster Neelotpal Das placed 1st runner-up and in 4th board Grandmaster R.R. Laxman (ICF) defeated Niranjan Navalgund (TN) placed 2nd runner-up position in the tournament. It was really a top battle for all the participants, the results are the only proof. Up to 7th board there is not a single draw. The Chief Arbiter for the Event was FIDE Arbiter Suresh Chandra Sahoo ably assisted by NA Sanjay Kumar Mahapatra and NA Arghya Arpan Parida of Odisha. The Opening Ceremony was held at 10:45 Hrs Sunday, 18th Aug 2014. Sri Subhasis Patnaik, Hon. Secretary, Khordha District Chess Association welcomed the gathering. Sj Arun Kumar Sahoo, Hon,ble Minister Panchayati Raj & Law, Govt. of Odisha was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the tournament by playing the first move against WGM Padmini Rout.
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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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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