Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad won the Brijlal Rapid Open despite a loss to defending champion CM Manoj Kumar in the final round by virtue of tie-break. CM Goru Arvind caused a rattle in the final results as he beat Manoj Kumar in a critical match. Continue reading
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