Check out the Results of 2022 Houston Open

Check out the results of the 2020 Houston Open chess gala to improve chess.

The 2022 Houston Open was held from November 11 – 13, 2022, in Houston, Texas.

Chess Gaja students Vaseegaran and Vijay participated in this tournament under the Open section.

Vaseegaran scored 3 out of 5 points. Two of his losses came against GrandMasters Razvan Preotu (2585) and Ivan Schitco (2552).

This strong performance increased Vaseegaran’s rating from 2159 to 2168.

Vijay scored 1.5 out of 5 points with 1 win, 1 draw, and 2 losses. One of his losses was against GrandMaster Razvan Preotu (2585) where Vijay put up a good fight in the game.

Vaseegaran, Vijay
Vaseegaran, Vijay

Chess Gaja students Neil, Anish, and Vishnu participated in this tournament under the U2000 section.

Neil scored 3.5 out of 5 points with 3 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw. He only lost his game against the tournament winner Patrick(1954).

This great performance helped Neil pickup rating 24 rating points, pushing his live rating to 1826.

Anish scored 2.5 out of 5 points with 2 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. He lost his games against higher-rated players Abhinav(1878) and Greg(1802).

Vishnu scored 1.5 out of 5 points with 1 win, 1 draw, and 3 losses. Notably, he won his second game against a higher-rated player Carl(1883).

Neil, Anish
Neil, Anish

Chess Gaja students Shriyan, Sahithi, and Mihika participated in this tournament under the U1800 section.

Shriyan scored 2.5 out of 5 points with 2 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. Notably, he lost his games against higher-rated players Monishkirupaa(1791) and David(1688).

Sahithi scored 2.5 out of 5 points with 2 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. Notably, she won her game against higher-rated player Roland(1645).

This performance increased Sahithi’s rating point from 1537 to 1549.

Mihika scored 1.5 out of 5 points with 2 losses and 3 draws. She lost one of her games against a higher-rated player Cyrus(1687).

Shriyan, Mihika, Sahithi
Shriyan, Mihika, Sahithi

Congratulations to all the participants, and All the best for the upcoming tournaments.

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