15TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL GRANDMASTERS OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT-2017

15TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL OPEN GRANDMASTERS CHESS TOURNAMENT-2017 WILL BE HELD AT LUDLOW CASTLE SPORTS COMPLEX, CIVIL LINES, NEW DELHI FROM 09-16 JAN 2017.  RECORD PRIZE FUND OF RS. 51,51,000/- (Category ‘A’ above 2000 rating Rs. 18.17 lakh; Category ‘B’ 1999 & below Rs. 17.17 lakh and Category ‘C’ 1599 & below Rs. 16.17 lakh). For more details download Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Sayantan Das makes Grandmaster norm; Popov wins title

International Master Sayantan Das defeated Vitaliy Bernadskiy of Ukraine to make a Grandmaster norm after the end of the tenth and final round of 14th Parsvnath Delhi International Chess Festival that concluded here. It was an intense drama in the final round of Rs. 12.5 lakh prize money tournament as overnight sole leader Ivan Popov Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Popov inches closer to title; Four Indians make norms

  Russian Grandmaster Ivan Popov inched closer to the title after settling for a draw with Yuri Solodovnichenko of Ukraine in the ninth and penultimate round of the premier group of 14th Parsvnath Delhi International chess festival now drawing to a close here. After scoring seven victories on the trot, Popov did not take many Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Pradeep Kumar makes IM norm

R A Pradeep Kumar continued with his brilliant run and held Vietnamese Grandmaster Nguyen Duc Hua to a draw in the eighth round of 14th Parsvnath Delhi International chess festival now underway here. Pradeep Kumar assured himself of an International Master norm following another good result and the fact that he has remained undefeated increased Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Pradeep Kumar holds Vaibhav Suri; Rishabh Champion in B Category

Continuing with his fine run, R A Pradeep Kumar held compatriot Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri to a draw in the fifth round of the premier category of 14th Parsvnath Delhi International chess festival now underway here. An untitled player still, Pradeep Kumar inched closer to an International Master norm following another fine result post his victory Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Pradeep Kumar downs Artur Gabrielian

The upset galore in the premier group of 14th edition of Parsvnath Delhi International Chess festival continued as R A Pradeep Kumar caused another flutter accounting for Grandmaster Artur Gabrielian of Russia in the fourth round that concluded here. Playing with black pieces, Pradeep Kumar continued the rampage by lesser known Indians in the fray Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Bala Chandra shocks Vladimir Belous

Young Indian talent Dhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad caused a major upset defeating eighth seed Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Belous in the second round of the premier section of 14th Delhi International Chess tournament now underway here. On what turned out to be another tough day for the higher ranked players, highest ranked Indian Grandmaster M R Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Third seed Alberto shocked

New Delhi (09 Jan 16) :-  Unheralded 12-year-old  Sankalp Gupta of Nagpur, Maharashtra created a major flutter in the very first round of the 14th Delhi Open as he shocked Italian Grandmaster David Alberto. The game was flowing along normal lines until Alberto lost a pawn, slipped into time-pressure as his clock ticked down, and eventually Read More …