Good Performance by Neil in Texas Fall Championship 2022

The Continental Chess Association hosted the 32nd Annual North American Open from December 26 to 30, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Several Chess Gaja students took part in the tournament, with impressive results across various sections.

In the Under 1900 section, Neil tied for first place with a score of 6 out of 7 points, remaining undefeated with 5 wins and 2 draws. This impressive performance earned him a rating point increase from 1863 to 1914.

Vaseegaran and Priyansh took part in the Under 2300 section, with Vaseegaran scoring 5 out of 7 points and earning a rating point increase from 2172 to 2184. Priyansh scored 3.5 out of 7 points, with a notable draw against higher-rated player Mardon (rated 2196). His performance earned him a rating point increase from 2078 to 2083.

Vaseegran Priyansh

Vaseegaran and Priyansh

Anish took part in the Under 2100 section and scored 2.5 out of 7 points, with notable victories against higher-rated players Thomas (rated 1904) and Nyamtuya (rated 1941). This powerful performance earned Anish a rating point increase from 1667 to 1698.



Mihika and Sanmitha participated in the Under 1700 section.

Mihika scored 4 out of 7 points, with a notable victory against higher-rated player Vincent (rated 1594) and a draw against higher-rated player Merrill (rated 1577). This strong performance earned Mihika a rating point increase from 1488 to 1509.

Sanmitha scored 2 out of 7 points. Notably, she won against higher-rated player Jonathan(1574) and drew against higher-rated player Cesar(1500). Despite competing against players who were generally stronger than her, she was able to perform well.



Overall, it was a successful tournament for the Chess Gaja students.

Well done to all participants! We wish you the best of luck in your future chess tournaments.

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