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Vishruth B wins Gold in Western Asia Youth Chess Championship 2021

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Vishruth B of CMR National Public School, Bangalore won Gold medal in Under 8 Western Asian Youth Chess Championship 2021 held in Sri Lanka. He had 7 wins and 2 draws out of 9 games to get a tally of 8/9 points. He is also part of the India team which won the team gold in the Under-8 Western Asian Youth Chess Championship 2021. Vishruth holds FIDE title of Arena Candidate Master (ACM)

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Team UKCA congratulates him on this achievement and wishes good luck for upcoming tournaments.

Charvi A wins Silver medal in Western Asian online Chess championship 2021

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Karnataka's Charvi A of Rashtrottana Vidya Kendra, bagged the Silver medal in the Under 8 Western Asian online Chess Championship which concluded on 20th September 2021 . In Western Asian Championship, she missed first place by a whisker and was adjudged second on tiebreaker. Charvi won seven and drew & lost one game, scoring 7.5 points. She also won a GOLD medal for India in the Team category in Under-8 “WESTER ASIA YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2021”. Charvi A from Jinnenhalli, shravanabelagola her parents are Akhila and Anilkumar.
Team UKCA congratulates her splendid achievement and wishes her good luck in her future tournaments.

Apaar Saxena wins Gold in Asian School U-9 Open Championship 2021

And Bronze in National School U-9 Open Championship 2021

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Karnataka wonder boy Apaar Saxena once again made India and Karnataka proud by winning Gold Medal in Asian School Chess Championship U-09 category organised by Chess Federation of Philippines. There were top 96 participants from 25 Asian countries participated in the tournament. Apaar played with 8 different countries players and scored 8 out of 9 games with 7 win and 2 draw, he has not lost any game in the tournament.
Team UKCA congratulates his splendid achievement and wishes him good luck in his future tournaments.

Apaar Saxena had the podium finish with Bronze medal in Nationals School U-09 Open category. Apaar had a good run in the tournament with 8 wins out of 9 rounds out of 600 players. His commitment in learning chess during the pandemic period made him reach this position.
Team UKCA congratulates his splendid achievement and wishes him good luck in his future tournaments.

United Karnataka Chess Association is proud to announce Karnataka State Women and Junior Open/Girls Online Youth Chess Championships - 2021 from July 19th to July 22nd. Please visit tournament section for more details.

Arhan Chethan Anand wins Silver in National School U-15 and U-13 Open Championships 2021

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Arhan represented Karnataka at the AICF National School Under 13 and Under 15 Open Chess Championships 2021. Arhan started at rank 8 in the under 15 open category. He was unbeaten and leading the championship in the penultimate round but had to settle for silver with a loss to top seed IM Pranesh M in the final round. Arhan scored 7.5 points in 9 rounds.
Arhan started at rank 2 in the under 13 open category. He was unbeaten scoring 8 points in 9 rounds narrowly missing the Gold.
Team UKCA congratulates his splendid achievement and wishes him good luck in his future tournaments.

Renganayaki V clinches 2021 National School Under-15 Championship for Girls

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Top seed Renganayaki V of Karantaka in Girls won the 2021 National School Under-15 title. Renganayki, started the tournament as a top seed and maintained her lead till round 7 (with 7 points on 7 rounds) , despite the narrow loss on the 8th round, she kept the momentum and completed the tournament as a Title Winner. Team UKCA congratulates her splendid achievement and wishes her good luck in her future tournaments.

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