Candidate Master Manoj Kumar successfully defended his title at the 36th FMF Fiji National Chess Championship in Suva on Sunday.
The dramatic grand final saw Kumar defeat arch-rival Candidate Master Calvin Prasad 1.5-0.5 after two rapid games. Continue reading
The 2017 Fiji Day Open Chess Championship was held in Suva on October 10 and attracted the country’s top chess players.
The 12th edition of the annual event drew thirty players in various categories, a remarkable turnout compared to the previous year’s eleven participants. Continue reading
CHESS TOURNAMENT: A FIDE-rated Swiss chess tournament in Suva on Fiji Day! $1000 cash and loads of chess goodies in Elite, Intermediate, Beginner, Women, and Junior categories.
Thirty-five players competed in the one-day Brijlal Open Chess Championship at Khatri Hall in Suva on Sunday.
This was the 29th edition of the annual tournament and was a 5-round FIDE-rated Swiss played in three categories. Continue reading
By Alisi Vucago, Fiji Times, September 13, 2017.
THE 29th Brijlal Open Chess Championship this month will be used as an event to finalise selection for the Fiji team to compete in the Oceania Teams Championship in Brisbane, Australia in December. Continue reading