Grandmaster Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus won the premier section of Parsvnath International Chess Festival after drawing with Grandmaster Henrik Teske of Germany in the tenth and final round that concluded here. Aleksandrov finished with eight points out of a possible ten and finished clear first ahead of Marat Dzhumaev of Uzbekistan who finished second with [...]
Untitled 13-years old Murali Karthikeyan scored his maiden Grandmaster norm after securing a draw with Commonwealth champion M R Lalith Babu in the ninth and penultimate round of the premier section of Parsvnath International chess tournament now underway here. International Master K Rathnakaran also joined the party by making his second Grandmaster norm defeating top [...]
Grandmaster Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus defeated overnight leader Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri to be in joint lead along with Marat Dzhumaev of Uzbekistan after the end of the eighth round of the premier section of Parsvnath International Chess Festival now underway here. Round 8 video by Vijay Kumar Dzhumaev accounted for Commonwealth champion M R Lalith [...]
Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri nosed ahead of the field with a brilliant endgame display against higher ranked Grandmaster Magesh Chandran Panchanathan in the seventh round of the premier section of 11th Parsvnath International Chess Festival in progress here at Ludlow Castle sports complex. Round 7 video by Vijay Kumar On what turned out to be an [...]
Young Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri joined Magesh Chandran Panchanathan in lead on five points after the end of the sixth round of Parsvnath International Chess Festival now underway here at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex. Round 6 video by Vijay Kumar At the top of the tables, Magesh Chandran Panchanathan survived a real scare before he could [...]
Grandmaster Magesh Chandran Panchanathan continued with his winning ways and outplayed International Master Kirill Kuderinov of Kazakhstan to emerge as sole leader on 4.5 points after the end of the fifth round of the premier section of 11th Parsvnath International Chess Festival in progress here. Round 5 video by Vijay Kumar After accounting for second [...]
Grandmaster Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus surged ahead with a hard-fought victory against International Master K Rathnakaran in the third round of the premier section of Parsvnath International Chess festival now in progress here. Aleksandrov took his tally to a maximum three points out of a possible three and as other results came in, the Belorussian [...]
The final video with bits from round 11 and closing ceremony, as well as the interview with the winner GM Oliver Barbosa.
Sixth seed Filipino Grandmaster Oliver Barbosa ensured a thrilling end to the 10th Parsvnath International Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament by defeating Indian International Master Shyam Nikil in the eleventh and final round at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex here on Monday. This victory enabled Barbosa to take his tally to nine and half points to take [...]
The Parsvnath International Open Chess Tournament is currently ongoing in New Delhi, India. Round 10 video is posted bellow. Read also the round 10 report by MS Gopakumar.