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Six share lead
Top seed Shyam Nikil's spell of successive draws saw five other players join him in the lead with 5.5 points after the 7th round of the Dhanalakshmi College of Engg 23rd National Youth (Under 25) Chess Championship at Dhanalakshmi College premises, on 29th October. Shyam was caught in the leader board by International Masters Nitin Senthilvel and T U Navin Kanna along with B Kumaran, S Ganesh Babu and M Eashwar (all TN) respectively. Nine other players remained half a point behind the leaders at 5.0 points including International Master VAV Rajesh. Two rounds remain to be played in this nine round Swiss event.
Shyam Nikil among leaders
Top seed & GM Norm holder Shyam Nikil shared the lead with IM Nitin Senthilvel and B Kumaran (all TN) with 4.5 points after the 5th round of the Dhanalakshmi College of Engg 23rd National Youth (Under 25) Chess Championship at Dhanalakshmi College premises, on 28th October. Seven players including International Masters VAV Rajesh and T U Navin Kanna (both TN) follow the leaders half a point behind at 4 points. IM Norm holder B Kumaran held International Master Nitin Senthilvel to a draw, while top seed International Master Shyam Nikil P caught up with the leaders with a hard fought 51 move win over Dusthageer Ibrahim in the second board. This nine round Swiss tournament concludes on Friday 31st Oct, 2014.
Mary Ann Gomes, Bhakti Lead After Round Three
Top seed Mary Ann Gomes of Kolkata and Bhakti Kulkarni of Goa are leading with 2.5 points in the National Women’s Premier Chess Championship that is being played at Sangli in Maharashtra on Oct 27, 2014. Three time champion Mary Ann Gomes beat the round two sole leader Lakshmi Praneetha with the Larsen attack. Former two time National Junior girls’ champion Bhakti Kulkarni beat Goa state mate Ivana Furtado. It is a 12-player all-play-all. This event runs from October 25 to November 5, 2014. Mary Ann Gomes is looking for her fourth title in a row. Six time champion S Vijayalakshmi is on two points from three games.
Two leads the Table
Intrernational Master S.Nitin of Salem won his game easily against Ganesh babu from Madurai in 30 moves. Chennai boy B.Kumaran played an attacking game and won in 38 moves against Karnataka player Kulkarni Vinayak 1.Pranav Vijay[TN] 3.5 drew with ShyamNikhil[TN] 3.5 2.Nitin.S[TN] 4 beat Ganesh Babu[TN]3 3.Kulkarni Vinayak[KAR] 3 lost to Kumaran B[TN] 4 4.Rajesh VAV[TN] 3.5 beat SaiVisweah[TN]3 5.Prajesh.R.[TN] 2.5 lost to NavinKanna TU[TN]3.5
Vijayalakshmi Starts With A Victory
Third seed and former champion Vijayalakshmi Subbaraman started her campaign in the 41st National Women’s Chess Championship with an opening round victory over Nimmy George of Kerala. The opening round on October 25 witnessed three decisive games among the six played. Top two seeds, Mary Ann Gomes and Padmini Rout were held to draws. Besides Vijayalakshmi, the other two winners were Lakshmi Praneetha and Bhakti Kulkarni. The 41st edition of the National Women’s Premier is organised by the Nutan Buddhibal Mandal, Sangli, Maharashtra. This edition is a 12-player single all-play-all at The Ambassador Hotel in Sangli. The chief arbiter is L.R. Bhuvanaa, International Arbiter. Rounds begin from 2 p.m. each day and the last round on November 5 will be in the morning.
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National Youth (U-25)-2014
25-Oct-2014 to 31-Oct-2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Vishy Anand Chess Foundation's International FIDE Rating Tmt-1999
01-Nov-2014 to 04-Nov-2014
M R Matriculation Higher Sec. School,
Nerkundram,
Nerkundram High Road,
Chennai 107.

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

SCF State Level Inter School-College Tmt
01-Nov-2014 to 02-Nov-2014
KNoweldge Insititute of Tech,
KIOT Campus, NH-47, Kakapalayam (PO), Salem637504

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 Open Rapid & Blitz Intl. FIDE Rated Tmts
14-Nov-2014 to 16-Nov-2014
Sri Ganesh Mandapam,
Pammal,
Chennai 600 075

9th State Level Children's Day Chess Festival & Open
15-Nov-2014 to 16-Nov-2014
Don Bosco Hr.Senior Sr. School,
Vellore.

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
Bharath Polytechnic College, Manickam Palayam, Namakkal.

5th KCM FIDE Rated Chess Tmt-1600
21-Nov-2014 to 23-Nov-2014
Patia kounder Chellamal Kalyana Mandapam, Ganapathy, Coimbatore – 06.

TN State U-16 & U-18 Rapid Chess Championship
22-Nov-2014 to 23-Nov-2014
Bharath Polytechnic College, Manickam Palayam,
Namakkal.

TN State Rapid Chess Championship
29-Nov-2014 to 30-Nov-2014
Nagercoil.
Kannyakumari.

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

Miracle CA State Level Children Chess Tmt
06-Dec-2014 to 07-Dec-2014
NPL Mahal, Bhavani,
Erode

Kamaraj Memorial CC FIDE Rating Chess Tmt-1800
25-Dec-2014 to 28-Dec-2014
Naradhagana Sabha,
Karur.

Chennai Open Chess Tournament
30-Dec-2014 to 06-Jan-2015
Chennai.

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

Rotary Chess King 2015-All India Open-1600
30-Jan-2015 to 01-Feb-2015
JN Stadium, Chennai.

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