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5th TKSS State-level Children Chess Tournament
Taanya Kaavya School of Sports conducted 5th TKSS State-level Children Chess Tournament on 19th & 20th July, 2014 for categories Under 9, 12, 15 and 25 both Boys and Girls at C.D. Nayagam Hr. Sec. School, T.Nagar, Chennai. The tournament was attracted with 695 participants from all over the state. The prize winners were awarded with the Glittering Cups and Certificates. Chief Guest Mr. C.S. Nayagam, Correspondent of the School and Mr. A.N.S. Prasad, Organizing Secretary gave away the prizes to the winners. The following players got the first place in their respective categories: Categories Girls Boys Under 9 Mohana R Abinandhan R Under 12 Neha Srinibash Yutesh P Under 15 Kharunya C S Hemanth Raam Under 25 Sandya M Aaditya Jagadeesh
Saranya (TN) & Narayanan (KER) Win National Junior
This year edition of the National Junior Chess Championship was a little special since four International Masters took part in this event for the first time. But competition was so fierce that none of them finished in the top two. This event was organised by the Pune Chess Circle from July 10-18, 2014 in a successful manner. All the players were defeated. It was a 11-round Swiss, so there are no knock-outs in the real sense. It was indeed held in a Boxing Stadium at Balewadi in Pune. The top three seeds suffered final round defeats and the fourth seed, S.L. Narayanan from Thiruvavanthapuram won his maiden National title. Harsha Bharathakoti defeated Fenil Shah in the final round to take the second place while Akash took third place. The top finishers will represent India in the 2015 World Junior and World Junior Girls Championships. Title excitement was present when the last round commenced with Aravindh and Narayanan starting on the same eight points. Aravindh lost and Narayanan won and the title was decided right there. Narayanan gains close to five Elo points from this event. Similarly, in the girls’ event, J Saranya and Michelle Catherina had the same eight points. Saranya won while Michelle only drew and the title was decided clearly. J Saranya of Chennai who had won plenty of National age group events added a new bigger title to her existing list of achievements. She gains over 28 Elo from this contest. With G.K. Monnisha third, the players from Tamil Nadu swept the podium. Saranya had been with the famous Velammal School before joining college. She is a product of the Bloom Chess Academy in Chennai.
17th Hercules Turbo Drive State Level Open Chess Tournament For Boys & Girls
The 17th Hercules Turbo Drive tournament was organized by the Tiruvallur District chess Association at St Joseph's Matriculation Hr Sec School, Poonamallee, on 12.07.2014 & 13.07.2014. The tournament attracted a total participants of approximately 739. Eight rounds were conducted for boys, seven rounds for girls and the pairings were done using Swiss Manager. The prize distribution function was held on 13th of July at 05.00 PM with the Chief Guest Thiru. K. Veeraraghava Rao I.A.S, District Collector, Tiruvallur, the Guest of Honor was Rtn.S.Gopalakrishnan, President, Rotary Club of Tiruvallur, and Presidential address by Ms.Sahayarani, DMI, Admin, St Joseph MHSS. Click the headline for results....
FIDE Arbiter Seminar 2014 at New Delhi – Results
From 30 June to 2 July 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in New Delhi, India, by the All India Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Casto Abundo (PHI), Asian Chess Federation Deputy President and FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was IA Prof. R. Anatharam (IND). The lectures were in the English language. Fifty four (54) National Arbiters from India and Kenya participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a FIDE Arbiter Norm, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
Bharath Subramaniyam (Chennai) & Savitha Shri (Kanchi) Won the TN U-7 Championship titles
Bharath Subramaniyam H (Chennai) & Savitha Shri B (Kanchi) Won the Titles in the 27th U-7 Tamilnadu State Boys & Girls Chess Championship Respectively, both scores full sweep of 9 points out of 9 Rounds, the event concluded on 13th July at Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur, Organised by Krishnagiri District Chess Association. The top seeder and Under-9 TN State Chess Champion Bharath Subramaniyam H (Chennai) routed Thrish Karthik (Chennai) to win the title with 9 points in as many rounds with an undefeated run. The Second and Third position goes to Rohit S (Chennai) and Roshan S (Erode) with 8 and 7 points respectively. In the girls section, second seed Savitha Shri B (Kanchipuram) defeated Adithi R (Kanchipuram) and maintained her unassailable 9 point run to clinch the title. She is followed by Yashavishree N (Chennai) with 8 points and Tejaswi R (Coimbatore) with 7 points to finish second and third respectively. The Organisers gave Medals for all the Young Participants of this Tournament. The Prizes were distributed by Mr. V.Hariharan, General secreatry, Tamilnadu State Chess Association, in the presence of Mr. Manikandasamy, Vice President Tamilandu State Chess Association on 13th July. Mr.Chandady, Founder President, Krishnagiri District Chess Association welcome the gathering and Mr.Ramachandran, Secretary, KGDCA gave the vote of thanks.
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National Under 11 (Open & Girls) Chess Championship 2014
24-Jul-2014 to 01-Aug-2014
Hotel RUMANI, Ratnakar Lane, Sea Beach, Puri, Odisha.

Hatsun All India FIDE Rated Tmt
25-Jul-2014 to 30-Jul-2014
SSK Mahal, Ramamoorthy Road, Virudhunagar.

5th SAVEETHA State Level Open Children Chess Tmt
26-Jul-2014 to 27-Jul-2014
Saveetha Engineering College,
Saveetha Nagar, Thandalam,(Near Queensland, Amusement Park,) Chennai 602 105.
Kanchi Dist.

KCA's 6th FIDE Rated tournament below 1600
26-Jul-2014 to 28-Jul-2014

Miracle CA & Sree Amman Arts & Science College Rating Tmt- 1600
27-Jul-2014 to 29-Jul-2014
Sree Amman Arts & Science College, Erode 638 102

1st Dragon CA FIDE Rating Tmt below-1600
01-Aug-2014 to 03-Aug-2014
Bangaru Kamatchi Thirumana Mandapam,
338, Mela Veedhi, Thanjavur.

7th Modern School Intl FIDE Rating Tmt
02-Aug-2014 to 06-Aug-2014
Modern Senior Secondary School,

Kamaraj Memorial CC State Level Childeren & Open Tmt
02-Aug-2014 to 03-Aug-2014
VASAVI MAHAL Jawahar Bazaar, Karur-639001

National Sub Junior Boys & Girls
04-Aug-2014 to 12-Aug-2014

Adyar Times FIDE Rated Chess Tournament
07-Aug-2014 to 11-Aug-2014
Bapalal Bhavan,
Chennai 600 041.

18th State Level Open Tmt
09-Aug-2014 to 10-Aug-2014
Muthukumarasamy Thirumana Mandapam,

TN State Under-13 Championship for Boys & Girls
14-Aug-2014 to 18-Aug-2014
AST Hall, Meenakshipuram,

TN State Under-25 Championship for Boys & Girls
20-Aug-2014 to 24-Aug-2014

4th KCM FIDE Rated Tmt-1600
22-Aug-2014 to 24-Aug-2014

2nd Teekay FIDE Rated Tmt
29-Aug-2014 to 01-Sep-2014
Kamaraj College, Tiruchendur Road, Tuticorin.

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

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

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

27th SPIC FIDE Rated Tmt
27-Sep-2014 to 01-Oct-2014

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

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

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