Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad snatched away the Kundan Singh Open title from CM Manoj Kumar by registering a flawless 6/6 at the Level 4 Tappoo City Conference Room. CM Manoj Kumar and CM Noel Adricula finished 2nd and 3rd with 5/6. Continue reading
THE World Chess Federation (FIDE) has confirmed they will host a trainer’s seminar in Fiji in March.
A regional seminar was conducted in the Solomon Islands where Calvin Prasad and Gloria Sukhu became certified trainers. Continue reading
Young Candidate Master (CM) Ronald Terubea won the 3rd Tappoo City sponsored National Blitz Chess Championship in dramatic fashion after a three-way tie with CM Calvin Prasad and CM Manoj Kumar where all players had 13.5/16. However, Ronald Terubea reigned supreme since he defeated the duo in earlier rounds. CM Goru Arvind and Tianata Terubea finished 4th and 5th respectively with 12/16.
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad had a respectable outing in the 10th Malaysian Chess Festival in August 2013 where he finished with a score of 4/9 despite having a start rank of 79 out of 120 players. Continue reading
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad convincingly won the National Chess Championship by amassing 7.5/8, his lone draw coming from a close match with John Caldeira. CM Ronald Terubea finished in 2nd place at 5.5/8, a clear two points behind the tournament leader.
CM Manoj Kumar secured the 3rd position at 5/8 after he was upset by Under-20 National Champion Keez Terubea in the final round. John Caldeira came 4th with 4.5/8, while Menash Fareed and Goru Arvind ended at 3.5/8. Continue reading