New !!! Online Entry Form for TN State Under 17 (B&G) Chess Championship, Vandalur - August 13 to 17, 2015.
Kanishk of Kathir MHSS won the Below 1600 category of the 15th KCF Fide Rated tournament with 8.0 points. 2 other players Stephen Raj and Rohith Krishna also tied with him at 8.0 points, but Kanishk had the better tie break scores. He also increased around 148 Elo points and is nearing the 1600 mark.
SS Manigandan of PSNA College, Dindgul and P Balakannamma of Chennai won their respective category in TN State Under 25 Chess Championships held at Maharaja Institutions from 15th to 19th July 2015. In the open section out of 76 players , 67 were rated and N Surendran of Chennai was the top seed. In the women section 20 players were rated in 26 participants. P Balakannamma , the top seed conceded 2 draws to win the title. Manigandan of Madurai district took a half a point lead when he beat Lokesh of Krishnagiri district in the 7th round. Safe draws in the 8th and 9th round won him his U25 title.