Upcoming US Chess Tournaments – June 2022 : A Simple  Guide

The United States Chess Federation organizes various tournaments throughout the year. United States Chess Gaja members can find the Tournaments details of June 2022. 2022 Virginia Senior Open Location :  Dulles, Virginia Date : Friday, June 3, 2022 – Sunday, June 5, 2022 Organizer : Michael E Hoffpauir Information Link : https://new.uschess.org/2022-virginia-senior-open CFCC 2022 Sunshine […]

Upcoming Texas Chess Tournaments – May 2022 : A Simple Guide

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) organizes various tournaments throughout the year. United States Chess Gaja members can find the Tournament details for May 2022. May Classical: Champion SectionsLocation: Plano, TexasDate: Sunday, May 1, 2022Organizer: Texas Chess CenterInformation Link: https://new.uschess.org/may-classical-champion-sections Chess at Smokestack 1948 #7Location: FORT WORTH, TexasDate: Sunday, May 1, 2022Organizer: Arlington Chess ClubInformation […]

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 […]

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! http://www.uschess.org/component/option,com_top_players/Itemid,371/ Let’s say Hello to some stats In […]

Chess Gaja Students Great Performance In US Class Championship – 2021

Saathvik Dasari chess

Chess Gaja Academy students participated in the 13th Annual Southwest Class Championships held at Fort Worth, Texas, USA, from February 17-21, 2022. The tournament was divided into 7 sections, and we had 8 Chess Gaja students participate in 4 sections of the tournament. In the Expert section, Vaseegaran Nandhakumar scored 5/7 points and tied for […]

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 […]

602 rating point gain by Saatvik Agarwal!

Saatvik Agarwal of ChessGaja participated in the following tournaments had some fantastic performances to increase his USCF rating by 602 points.– Sunday Swiss was held on January 30, 2022, in Carrollton, Texas, USA – NTCA 10TH MLK, JR SCHOLASTIC (TX) was held on January 17, 2022, in Carrollton, Texas, USA– ARLINGTON CHESS CLUB OPEN 60 (TX) […]

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

Vijay Anandh chess

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 […]