Chess Gaja Students Shine in California Chess Tournament

Good Performance by Chess Gaja Students in California Chess Tournament

San Diego Chess Club conducted TCC-SDCC Team Match on February 26, 2023, in San Diego, California. Chess Gaja students Smaran and Sai participated in this tournament. Smaran participated in the open section and scored 2 out of 2 points. This good performance increased Smaran’s rating from 946 to 965. Sai scored 1 out of 2 […]

Good Performance by Tharun in Texas Chess Tournament

Good Performance by Chess Gaja Students in California Chess Tournament

Rocks and Rooks Chess Club conducted the 2023 TCA Region 6 Championship on February 25, 2023, in Austin, Texas. Chess Gaja student Tharun participated in this tournament under the elementary Varsity section and scored 3.5 out of 5 points. Notably, he won one of his games against higher-rated player Riaan(rated 858). This good performance increased […]

Chess Board & Pieces Sizes: Essential Info in a Guide.

Standard Chess Board pieces and Sizes

Standard Chess Board Dimensions The standard size of a chess board is 8×8 squares, with each square measuring 2.25 inches. This 8×8 grid results in 64 alternating-colored squares, 32 light squares, and 32 dark. The size of each individual square is identical, and the board should measure the same on all 4 sides. This size […]

Alistair won the South Australian Candidates Tournament

Alistair Chess Gaja

Chess Gaja student Alistair participated in the 2023 South Australian Candidates from February 21 – 25, 2023 in Adelaide, Australia. Alistair won this tournament with a score of 3 out of 3 points. Notably, he won his games against higher-rated players Christopher(1676), Dino(1645), and Thomas(1589). With this great performance, Alistair gained a rating point of […]

Congratulating Abaneesh on his First FIDE Rating

chess champion like Abaneesh.

Chess Gaja student Abaneesh participated in the MLA Chashak All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023 on February 11, 2023, in Nagpur, India. Abaneesh scored 1 out of 5 points. Through this performance, he got his first FIDE rating of 1123. Congratulations Abaneesh on this achievement and we wish him continued success in his […]

Check out the results of DFW FIDE 1


Dallas Chess Club conducted 2023 DFW FIDE 1 from February 24 – 36, 2023 in Irving, Texas. Several Chess Gaja students participated in this tournament. Neil participated in this tournament under the premier section and scored 3 out of 5 points. In the Reserve section, Shriyan, Gurugrahan, and Aaryan participated. Shriyan scored 3.5 out of […]

Good Performance by Monali in Tamil Nadu State Level Chess Tournament

Good Performance by Chess Gaja Students in California Chess Tournament

Chess Gaja student Monali participated in Annai Arul Public School 1st Tamil Nadu State level Children’s Chess Tournament Under 12 Girls on February 2, 2023, in Chennai, Tamilnadu. Monali scored 4 out of 5 points. Congratulations Monali! We wish you the best of luck in your future chess tournaments. Reach out to us for class […]