The 2023 Lone Star Open Chess Championship was conducted from March 17 – 19, 2023 in Houston, Texas.
Several Chess Gaja students took part in this tournament.
In the Open section, Vaseegaran, Vijay, Neil, and one other student participated.
Vassegaran scored 3 out of 5 points and maintained his rating point of 2158. One other Chess Gaja student also scored 3 out of 5 points and increased his rating from 2112 to 2121.
Vijay had a solid performance with a score of 2.5 out of 5 points and Neil scored 2 out of 5 points.
In the U2000 section, Anish and Zephaan participated in this tournament.
Anish scored 3 out of 5 points and this performance increased his rating from 1686 to 1693 and Zephaan scored 1.5 out of 5 points.
Under the 1800 section, Shriyan, Mihika, and Sahithi participated.
Shriyan tied for 3rd place with a score of 3.5 out of 5. This good performance increased his rating from 1650 to 1669.
Mihika also tied for 3rd place with a score of 3.5 out of 5 points. Notably, she won one of her games against a higher-rated player Ronald(1651). This good performance increased Mihika’s rating from 1539 to 1601 and Sahithi had a solid performance with a score of 3 out of 5 points.
Under the 1600 section, Gurugrahan, Sanmita and Aaryan participated.
Gurugrahan scored 3 out of 5 points. One of his notable performance was his win against a higher-rated player Joe(1527). This good performance increased Guru’s rating from 1358 to 1432.
Sanmitha scored 2.5 out of 5 points and this performance increased her rating from 1366 to 1367 and Aaryan had an average tournament with a score of 1 out of 5 points.
Well done to all the participants! We wish you the best of luck in your future chess tournaments.
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