CM Manoj Kumar won the Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial Open with 5.5/7 after CM Ronald Terubea upset top seed CM Calvin Prasad in the final round. Calvin and Ronald finished 2nd and 3rd respectively, while CM Noel Adricula came 4th with 4.5/7. Continue reading
12-year old Menash Fareed of Yat Sen Primary School and Ronald Terubea of Nausori High School won the Primary & Secondary School’s Championships respectively at Tappoo City Complex on Sunday 19 May 2013.
The duo continued their impressive performance at the 2013 Oceania Zonal Chess Championship where Menash Fareed scored 3/9 and Ronald Terubea, 5/9. Continue reading
CM Calvin Prasad warded off a fiery challenge from CM Manoj Kumar in a nail-biting final match that stretched for 5 hours. He top scored with a flawless 5/5 to win the Mohammed Badshah Memorial Open. Goru Arvind finished in 2nd position with 4/5, while Ronald Terubea secured the 3rd position at 3.5/5 by upsetting CM Manoj Kumar in round 2. Continue reading
CM Manoj Kumar snatched the Brijlal Open Title from CM Calvin Prasad in a tie-break that went through 2 x 15 minute rapids and 3 x 5 minute blitz rounds. Both players were tied at 4.5 out of 5, and in the final round CM Calvin lost on time by a bare 2 seconds. Goru Arvind finished 3rd with 3 points. Continue reading
CM Manoj Kumar is back to winning form after securing the Kundan Singh Open Chess Championship title at the FASANOC Olympic House. He was unbeaten at 4.5 points with four wins and a draw with Goru Arvind. CM Calvin Prasad, who lost to Kumar, tallied 4 points to finish 2nd. Continue reading