2014 Mohammed Badshah Rapid

National Champion Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad won the Mohammed Badshah Memorial Open Chess Championship by winning all 7 games at the Tappoo City Conference Room. He repelled challenges by CM Goru Arvind (5.5/7) and CM Manoj Kumar (5/7) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively. Aarti Sewak was 4th overall with 4/7.

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2014 Brijlal Rapid Open

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

2014 National Tappoo City Blitz

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.

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