Good Performances by Chess Gaja Students in Houston Chess Tournament

A split image: on the left, a boy in a red and black band uniform holds a trombone; on the right, a student receives a chess certificate from a teacher in a classroom.

The Poison Pawns Chess Club conducted a $3,000 Houston Chess Studio from February 4 – 5 in Houston, Texas.

Several Chess Gaja students participated in this tournament.

Vijay, Neil, and Vishnu participated in this tournament under the championship section.

Vijay scored 3 out of 5 points. He only lost against the winner of the tournament and a higher-rated player Ryo(rated 2456). This good performance increased Vijay’s rating from 1946 to 1955.

Neil scored 3 out of 5 points. Notably, he won one of his games against higher-rated player Luca(1900). This good performance increased Neil’s rating from 1871 to 1890.

Vishnu scored 2.5 out of points. His notable performance was his draw against higher-rated player Greg(1803). This good performance increased Vishnu’s rating from 1699 to 1719.

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

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