Prayaan’s Great Performance in Bucks Megafinal

The Bucks Megafinal, the largest junior chess tournament in the world, is held in the United Kingdom on May 8, 2022 Prayaan, Chess Gaja Student secured 2nd place in Bucks Megafinal 2022 Under 10 category with five out of six wins in the game and the first place was secured by Alexander (1285). Though Prayaan […]

US Chess Federation Top Rankings – Chess Gaja Student Stats! April 2022

USCF Chess Gaja rankings

Last month, we wrote about how our US students were ranked in the US Chess Top lists for their respective age categories, and we wanted to continue reporting on those stats for April 2022! In the U-7 or below Age Category, we have Saatvik – Ranked 79th. In the U-9 age category, We have 3 students in the top 30 in […]

Reyaan shows a great performance in his 1st ever tournament!

Reyaan Jones Switzerland Chess

Reyaan Jones, a student of Chess Gaja academy, participated in the Junior Rapid Chess Tournament, an event part of the Swiss Young Masters festival. The event was a 9 round rapid event held on April 16, 2022, in Basel, Switzerland. The tournament attracted 57 participants, and Chess Gaja student Reyaan Jones played in his first-ever […]

Student Performance in 2022 DFW FIDE Premier 2 at Irving, Texas

Collage of Chess Gaja students

Four of our Chess Gaja students participated in the Reserve section of the DFW FIDE Premier 2 at Irving, Texas, from 01 April 2022 to 03 April 2022. Our student Neil Lad scored 3.5/5 points in the tournament. Neil had a tough competition with the opponents but came up with 3 wins in the tournament. Anish Krishnan scored 3/5 […]

182 rating gain by Nivaan in University of Houston Scholastic & Collegiate Chess Tournament!

Chess Tournament Prize Winning

Nivaan Debnath finished 4th in the University of Houston Scholastic & Collegiate Tournament held in Houston, Texas, on April 9, 2022. Nivaan had a very strong performance as he scored 4/5 in the “B” section of the tournament. The only defeat in the tournament for Nivaan was against the eventual winner of the section Nethul Manmitha Perera(USCF – 1737). […]

87 rating point gain by Saathvik in Texas Spring Championship

Saathvik Dasari chess

Saathvik Dasari participated in the Texas Spring Championship on 19th March 2022 at Plano, Texas. There were four rounds totally, and Saathvik scored 2.5/4 in the tournament, gaining 87 rating points. Saathvik faced higher rated opponents and played some excellent chess to score points. The strong performance helped Saathvik bag 6th place in the Championship. We wish […]

Great Performance by Neel In Chess Club events in Washington

Our Chess Gaja Student, Neel participated in the PNWCC_OTB_G60 on March 26, 2022 . He scored 2/4 in the tournament, gaining 38 rating points. His strong performance in the event also helped him cross 1000 USCF rating points for the first time. Neel’s current rating is 1015 USCF. Earlier in March, Neel had participated in […]

Amazing Play by Vaseegaran in 26th Annual Mid America Open

Our Chess Gaja Student Vaseegaran , participated in 26th Annual Mid America OPEN tournament held in St.Louis, Missouri, USA from March 25-27, 2022. He scored 2.5/5 in the tournament and gained 34 rating points for his performance. In the 1st round, Vaseegaran got paired against the eventual winner of the event International Master Justus and […]

Chess Gaja Students USCF Ranking

Being ranked in the top 100 list of your country is a big deal, and through this blog we are happy to share some stats on how our Chess Gaja students are ranked in the top 100 of the US Chess Rankings for their respective age categories!,com_top_players/Itemid,371/ Let’s say Hello to some stats In […]

Student Results from the $1000 for the ABC Tournament!

Vijay Anandh Chess

3 Chess Gaja Academy students participated in the $1000 for the A B C tournament held by The Poison Pawns Chess Club in Houston, Texas, on February 5-6, 2022. Vijay Anandh tied for first with two other players in the event scoring 3.5/4 points. Vijay was held an upset draw in Round 1 by Brandon Sustento (USCF […]