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Saikarunya Kesireddy finished 6th at MLK Scholastic (K-12) Chess Tournament 2022

The MLK Scholastic (K-12) Chess Tournament was held from January 15, 2022, in Helena, AL, USA. Saikarunya Kesireddy of Chess Gaja participated in the tournament and tested his skills against the brightest players from all across the U.S in the MLK Premiere Section. This was a great result for Saikarunya as he gained 12 USCF …

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Vijay Anandh finishing 7th at $4000 Houston Chess Studio Open 2022

The $4,000 HOUSTON CHESS STUDIO OPEN was held from January 15-16, 2022, in Houston, TX, USA. 4 Students of ChessGaja participated in the tournament and tested their skills against the brightest players from all across the U.S, Below is the list of the 4 student participants: Sahithi Kommuri participated in the U1600 section, She started strong but …

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Adithya Pillai finished 4th in the U2100 category at 54TH ANNUAL LIBERTY BELL OPEN!

The 54th Annual Liberty Bell Open was held from January 14-17, 2022, in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Adithya Pillai of Chess Gaja participated in the tournament and tested his skills against the brightest players from all across the U.S in the U-2100 category. Adithya scored a remarkable 5.5 out of 7 points and finished 4th in …

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Upcoming US Chess Federation Tournaments held in Texas, USA for January 2022

US Chess Federation (USCF)  organizes various tournaments throughout the year, US Chess Gaja members can find the Tournaments details of January 2022 held in Texas, USA below: 1. $4000 Houston Chess Studio Open – Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 – Sunday, January 16, 2022 Venue: Houston, Texas Organizers: Edgar Acosta Information Link: Click here 2. 2021-2022 Texas …

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Vijay Anandh with bronze medal in National K-12 chess championship

Vijay Anandh wins bronze medal in the 2021 USA National K-12 Grade Championship

The 2021 National K-12 Grade Championships was held from December 3-5, 2021, in Orlando, Florida, USA. 6 Students of Chess Gaja participated in the tournament and tested their skills against the brightest players from all across the U.S in different age categories. Adithya Pillai participated in the 8th Grade section, scored a solid 5.5 out …

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Vijay Anandh winning the 2021 Forester Chess Open

Vijay Anandh ties for first in 2021 Forester Open in Texas, USA

The 2021 Forester Open is a prestigious event in the Texas area held from November 24-28, 2021. This year the event attracted 33 participants in the Open section and 84 participants in the Amateur section. We had 5 Chess Gaja academy students participate in the Amateur section, and the section had 7 rounds in total. So …

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Mihika Krishnan Scores 3/3 In November Chess Flurry!

The November Chess Flurry was organized in Houston, Texan on 20 November 2021. Two Chess Gaja students participated in the tournament in the Middle and Lower section. The results can be checked here. Anish Krishnan participated in the Middle section and came eleventh. He played really well, scoring 1.5/3, drawing against the player who came …

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Students Perform Really Well At Houston Turkey Shoot!

The Houston $1,000 Turkey Shoot was held on 13 and 14 November 2021. Four Chess Gaja students participated in the tournament and played really well. The rankings can be checked here. Vijay Srinivas Anandh scored 2/4 and came fifth in the Open Section. His consistent performance ensured that he maintained his rating. Anish Krishnan also …

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Neel Gains 100+ Points in a Single Tournament!

Neel Yadatore, a Chess Gaja student, played in the PNWCC Fall Swiss organized by Pacific Northwest Chess Center from 12-14 November 2021. It was held in Redmond, Washington, USA. The results can be checked here! Neel came seventh in the tournament, increasing his USCF rating from 787 to 903, an extremely impressive 116 point gain! …

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