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Rs.35,000 Fischer Random event by Buddhibal Kreeda Trust on 23rd of May 2020

by Shahid Ahmed - 21/05/2020

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust (BKT) under the mentorship of Prakash Kunte (father of GM Abhijit Kunte and WIM Mrunalini Kunte) has organized over 150 tournaments. After having a successful online event last month, they are be back with a prize fund of ₹35000, only this time it will be a Fischer Random (Chess960) tournament having the first prize of ₹11000. With special rating category prizes and prizes for women, it's a tournament you cannot afford to miss. It will take place on Saturday 23rd of May at 8 p.m. IST in Chess960 Tournaments under Thematic Chess room on Playchess. Entry is FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. For everyone else Entry fee is ₹300. Registration is on.

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust Fischer Random Blitz on 23rd May

On the heels of the success of BKT Online Blitz on 14th April 2020, Buddhibal Kreeda Trust will be back to organize a Fischer Random Open Blitz event which will have a total prize fund of ₹35000 with the first prize of ₹11000. The entire prize fund is sponsored by Buddhibal Kreeda Trust. And 50% of the entry collected will be donated to the CM Relief fund of Maharashtra. Entry is free for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. For everyone else the entry fee is ₹300. The event is open to players all over the world.

Prakash Kunte, the man who started the Buddhibal Kreeda Trust, and his better half

Prakash has nurtured two of the finest talents of Indian chess - GM Abhijit Kunte and WIM Mrunalini Kunte. He is also the guiding force behind the Buddhibal Kreeda Trust (BKT).

Date: Saturday 23rd May 2020

Time: 8.00 p.m. IST

Time control: 3 mins + 1 sec increment

Number of rounds: 9

Total Prize fund: ₹35000

Venue: Chess 960 Tournaments in Playchess under Thematic Chess room

Details of the online tournament:

Main Prizes

1st 11000
2nd 6000
3rd 4000
4th 3000
5th 2000
6th 1000
7th 800
8th 700
9th 500
10th 500
11th 500
12th 500
13th 500
14th 500
15th 500

Best Below 1700

1st 600
2nd 400

Best Below 1500

1st 600
2nd 400

Best Women

1st 600
2nd 400

FIDE Standard Rating will be considered for Rating Category prizes, a player without a standard rating will be considered as an unrated player. One will be eligible for one higher prize only.

Entry fees:

The entry fee for the event is ₹300The tournament is FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. The last date for entry is 22nd of May 2020 8 p.m. IST. Registration is Open.

ENTRY IS CLOSED

Foreign players can pay €5 via Paypal here as their entry fee.

Titled players must write to us at teamchessbaseindia@gmail.com with their playchess id to confirm their entry.

List of players

Sr NoPlayer nameRatingPlaychess ID
1GM Baskaran Adhiban2659Phoenix92
2GM Sethuraman S.P2644Piscean
3GM Aravindh Chithambaram2641hitter1999
4GM Jose Martinez Alcantara2620Js3131
5GM SL Narayanan2618narayanansl
6GM Mikhail kobalia2614Mikhail kobalia
7GM Praggnanandhaa R2608chessworld1
8GM Karthikeyan Murali2606fighter64
9GM Vaibhav Suri2600irus1997
10GM Abhimanyu Puranik2584pabh
11GM Gukesh D2563gk06
12GM Arjun Erigaisi2559Indian-Lion
13GM Elshan Moradiabadi2555GMAbadi
14GM Raunak Sadhwani2545devil1234
15GM Diptayan Ghosh2541Diptayan
16GM Narayanan Srinath2540NSRINATH
17GM Deepan Chakkravarthy2535j2d
18GM Jakhongir Vakhidov2533UzbekTiger95
19GM Stany GA2522stany g a
20GM Shyam Sunder2518chillax
21GM Visakh NR2516Visakh
22GM Shardul Gagare2514IndianKing97
23GM Harsha Bharathakoti2509RACEKING
24IM Renato Terry2504TerryR
25GM Bilel Bellahcene2501hetou
26GM Dusan Popovic2500DusanPopovic
27GM Girish Koushik2498gak_chess
28GM M R Venkatesh2493Sivaji
29IM Saksham Rautela2480Kcnock
30GM Vugar Rasulov2478Rasulov Vugar
31IM Arjun Kalyan2477Arjunkalyan
32GM Vishnu Prasanna2476Fidodido
33IM Harshit Raja2472Johncking
34GM Adham Fawzy2467Adham_Fawzy
35IM Volodar Murzin2465Murzin
36IM Rahul Srivasthav P2457rahulsrivathsav
37IM Leon Mendonca2452boobyfischer
38IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh2445NubairshahShaikh
39IM Mitrabha Guha2445Babysnake
40IM VS.Rathanvel2445vsr64
41GM Andrey Devyatkin2436Adevyatkin
42IM Aronyak Ghosh2436STRANGE
43IM Sankalp Gupta2429Gupta_Sankalp
44IM Himal Gusain2414Rajdhani express
45L R Srihari2414lsr
46IM Sammed Jaykumar Shete2412champion111
47GM Laxman R R2411Laxman
48IM Raja Rithvik2408MasteredUI
49GM Himanshu Sharma2394himplanet
50WGM R. Vaishali2393rvaishali2001
51IM Giuseppe Leiva2391unico
52GM Sundararajan Kidambi2389Kidambi
53IM Nitin S2381snitin
54IM Krishna Teja, N2378N_Krishna teja
55Shahil2376Shahil dey
56IM Aleksei Kireev2351MaestroASK
57WGM Soumya Swaminathan2351travellingknight
58IM Anuj Shrivatri2350Anuj Shrivatri
59Pranav V2348pranav_vip
60IM Moksh Doshi2332Mokshu16
61Nikhil Dixit2321nikhildixit
62IM Abhishek Kelkar2320Livestrong_6
63Ajay Karthikeyan2315skkeyan
64IM Rathnakaran K2314Rathnakaran
65IM P Saravana Krishnan2312mbachez90
66WIM Divya Deshmukh2305chessylife
67WIM Vantika Agrawal2286shadow_master
68WIM Priyanka Nutakki2263Priyanka Nutakki
69JUBIN JIMMY2259SAAKER
70WIM Mrudul Dehankar2256shiv01
71Prraneeth Vuppala2253Smart123
72WIM Aakanksha Hagawane2238ash2000
73WIM Cholleti Sahajasri2235lifeis2short
74Soham kamotra2227HICKEY
75IM Nisha Mohota2195Nisha Mohota
76Amardeep S Bartakke2177Aditya2003
77WIM Michelle Catherina2176Zanta
78WIM Saloni Sapale2147Saloni1204
79Joy pankaj shah2144JOYSHAH
80LN Ram Aravind2127lnram
81LN RAM ARAVIND2127Lnram
82Soham Datar2115Sohamchess64
83Garv Gaur2083garvgaur1008
84Laishram Imocha2049Athoibi
85Alan Diviya Raj2033Michaelraj_98
86Bommini Mounika Akshaya2029Boa Constrictor
87ILAMPARTHI A R1989Ilamparthi
88ALEKHYA MUKHOPADHYAY1944Alekhya1706
89Ojasva Singh1933Ojasva01
90Vansh Aggarwal1922twobrothers
91Kiran Panditrao1898Kiran Panditrao
92Karthikeyan Jeyaprakasam1860Position
93Anand Sivasankar1853anandfan
94Sahil Dhawan1849Greatgatsby
95Ayush Pattanaik1818ayushkingdom
96MADHAVAN R MUNJANATTU1779mailrakeshp
97Phatak Aanjaneya1769aanjaneya
98Rahul Kadge1708anandgary
99Jaiveer mahendru1695Diamond06
100Akshit Jha1693akshitjha
101Ajithkumar P.N1687PNAJITH
102Vishvesh Kochrekar1663Vishveshk
103prakharbajaj1663gaurav306
104SOLLETI SRUJAN KEERTHAN1647SrujanKeerthan
105Nanal Arnav1631Tactic_Master
106Arvind Ramnath1602arvind0899
107Augustiya Negi1575-247055
108Anshuman Singh1559Anshuman19
109Mihir A K1511MIHMAL
110VarshitaJain1491Chessqueen1491
111Aaryan Singla1475Chessmaster2009
112KIMAYA VIRLE1349kimayasujanvirle
113Mitul KH1341MitulKH
114Surucha Shanbhag1324Crazyintrovert
115Vishal Kumar1319Vis21
116Sarvad Senthil1226Sarvad64Squares
117VM Chavan1215VM Chavan
118chetan pandit1200chepan
119Vedang Sapre1193Vedang06
120Shanjula Senthil1176Shanjusai
121PRABHANJAN BADKAS1167prabhubadkas@gmail.com
122scibi1156scibi
123Alan K Thomas1120Alan K Thomas
124Ishan Warudkar1117ishanw
125Anoushka Bhatt1106anoushkabhatt
126Archit Saigal1093architsaigal
127Sanjay Pradnesh G1078sragvidhanvi
128Mathur Raj1052Raj1611
129Wadikar Arnav1040Arnavwadikar
130kaavya g s1030kaavyaraghavan
131Shreyas G Kaushik1003Sgk
132Mayur Gondhalekar0gonda
133Archit Nikhil Deshpande0Archit_deshpande
134Balasundaram K0alphadinosaur
135Saurav Rath0Sauravr11
136Ajay Sharma0Knightsabre
137Rahul Anil Bhagwat0MRAA
138Sougata Bose0sougata
139Atmakuri Dimple Sriya0Dimpi
140Adithya Purushothaman0adithya505
141Nimish Wakde0Nimish
142Lakshminarasimhan Ramaswamy0RLN1961
143Sathiskumar0ssk_ssk

 

Confirmed Titled players

GM Sethuraman (2644) | Photo: Lennart Ootes

GM Aravindh Chithambaram (2641) | Photo: Lennart Ootes

Man in form S.L. Narayanan (2618) | Photo: Lennart Ootes

GM Mikhail Kobalia (2614) | Photo: Amruta Mokal

GM R. Praggnanandhaa (2608) | Photo: Niklesh Jain

GM Vaibhav Suri (2600) | Photo: Niki Riga

GM Gukesh D (2563) | Photo: Niki Riga

GM Arjun Erigaisi (2559) | Photo: Lennart Ootes

Elshan Moradiabadi (2555)

GM Raunak Sadhwani (2545) | Photo: Niki Riga

GM Stany GA (2522) | Photo: Niklesh Jain

GM Shyam Sundar (2518) | Photo: Lennart Ootes

GM Visakh NR (2516) | Photo: Amruta Mokal

GM Shardul Gagare (2514) | Photo: John Saunders

GM Harsha Bharathakoti (2509) | Photo: Niklesh Jain

 

GM Girish Koushik (2498) | Photo: Amruta Mokal

IM Terry Renato (2504)

GM Dusan Popovic (2500)

GM M R Venkatesh | Photo: Niklesh Jain

GM Andrey Devyatkin | Photo: Amruta Mokal

GM Himanshu Sharma

IM Saksham Rautela

IM Arjun Kalyan | Photo: Amruta Mokal

IM Rahul Srivatshav

IM Mitrabha Guha | Photo: Niklesh Jain

Reigning 1st SAARC Champion IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh | Photo: David Llada

IM Sammed Shete | Photo: Niklesh Jain

IM Anuj Shrivatri was the first player to confirm for this event | Photo: Niklesh Jain

IM Abhishek Kelkar

IM Rathnakaran K | Photo: Niklesh Jain

IM Saravana Krishnan | Photo: Sagar Shah

IM Nisha Mohota

WIM Cholleti Sahajasri

WIM Saloni Sapale | Photo: Niklesh Jain

Rules of Chess960

Chess960 (also known as Fischer Random Chess) is a variant of chess invented and advocated by former World Chess Champion Bobby Fischer. It employs the same board and pieces as standard chess; however, the starting position of the pieces on the players' home ranks is randomized. The random setup renders the prospect of obtaining an advantage through the memorization of opening lines impracticable, compelling players to rely on their talent and creativity.

There are in all 960 possibilities. This starting position was used in the game between Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian in their Mainz Chess960 World Championship. This is position number 666.

All the pieces move in the same manner as chess. Two important rules while arranging pieces on the last rank is that the bishops should be on opposite coloured squares and the rooks should be on the opposite side of the king.

Castling in chess960

The only complicated rule that is to some extent different from normal chess is castling. In chess 960 the king and the rook end up in the exact same position after castling as in normal chess after castling.

The king is on f1 and the rook on g1. So in order to castle short, I do not need anything. I can just touch my king on f1 and bring it over the g1 rook and leave it. The rook will jump over to f1 and the king will settle down on g1 and it will be a short castling done.

You have already castled!

Now let's go to the initial position again:

How do we castle long?

When we castle long, the king needs to touch the rook on the queenside. Both these squares are taken up by the bishops. Hence after five moves I try to vacate these squares. The position looks something like this:

Now I drag my king and drop it on the queenside rook to do long castle

The rook on its own moves to d1 and you have successfully 0-0-0!

For those who are new/unfamiliar with Fischer Random/Chess 960, it is highly recommended to play a few Fischer Random games to get accustomed to castling in various scenarios.

About the organizer of the event - Buddhibal Kreeda Trust

The tournament is organized by Buddhibal Kreeda Trust (BKT). BKT is a well-known charitable trust which conducts regular Chess Tournaments and Chess Programs in Pune. It was founded in 1998 by Prakash Kunte, GM Abhijit Kunte, WIM Mrunalini Kunte-Aurangabadkar, Nityananand Mehendale (owner of Manohar Mangal Karyalay) and Raghuvir Apte. At the time of incorporation, the Kunte family had contributed Rs. 30,000 as corpus. Today, the corpus of the trust is more than Rs. 40 lakhs. The organization strives for promoting the game of chess not only in Pune, but also in Maharashtra and India. It also does its best to support talented players by providing financial help.

 

Since its inception, BKT has organized approximately 150 tournaments which include Women’s National B, National Team Championship, 4 National Championships, more than 10 State Selection Tournaments, more than 13 All India FIDE Rating Tournaments and more than 100 local Chess Tournaments. BKT has also organized India’s first ever knockout chess championship with a prize fund of Rs. 8,00,000 in 2006. In this tournament, most of the GMs from India had participated.

A huge rapid knockout event was held in Pune organized by Buddhibal Kreeda Trust

One of India's finest talents from a few years ago - GM Akshayraj Kore

Further, BKT also contributed towards the organization of the World Junior Chess Championship in 2014 and Maharashtra Chess League. BKT has so far distributed more than Rs. 30 lakhs in prize fund or in different types of sponsorships.

 

‘Laptop to Chess Players’ is an initiative of the BKT which helps in developing the budding chess players. Under this scheme, more than 20 laptops have been distributed to chess players between 2006 and 2014. Many prominent personalities and organizations contributed towards this initiative. In 2007, the program was for Pune Players only. Given below is the list of players:

In 2007, the program was for Pune players only. Swati Ghate, Kruttika Nadig, Abhijit Kunte, Amruta Mokal and Soumya Swaminathan were the players to be awarded laptops. | Photo: BKT archives

In 2008, the program was extended to CMCA Players. The awardees included Prathamesh Mokal, Vidit Gujrathi, Shardul Gagare, Akshyaraj Kore | Photo: BKT archives

In 2011, the program was extended to all players from Maharashtra. As many as 11 chess players were awarded laptops! Third from left in the front row is the little boy who won the silver medal at World Juniors 2018 a couple of days ago. It's acts like these seven years ago by trusts like BKT which may have pushed him to get better at chess!| Photo: BKT archives

2014 saw six players receive laptops from the BKT. While Vidit Gujrathi and Akshayraj Kore were awarded for acquiring the GM title, Shardul Gagare received a laptop for completing his IM title requirements. Besides, Aditya Mittal, Divya Deshmukh and Akanksha Hagwane were awarded for winning title prizes at the U-7 (Open), U-7 (Girls) and the U-13 (Girls) National Championships respectively. | Photo: BKT archives

Other than organising different types of chess tournaments, BKT has also supported many talented and upcoming players from Pune and Maharashtra by sponsoring them for international tournaments. Given below are the names of few players which BKT has sponsored:

1. IM Prathamesh Mokal

2. IM Abhishek Kelkar

3. WGM Soumya Swaminathan

4. Aniruddha Deshpande

5. Chinmay Kulkarni

6. Pruthu Deshpande

7. GM Abhimanyu Puranik

8. IM Harshit Raja

9. WIM Aakanksha Hagawane

10. Nikhil Dixit (Sponsorship for a tournament in India)

11. IM Rakesh Kulkarni (Accommodation sponsored by BKT in Dubai)

12. IM Sameer Kathmale (Accommodation sponsored by BKT in Dubai)

 

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust has also participated in various All India National Team Chess Championships by fully sponsoring a 5 player team in open and women’s categories. The BKT team won in the Women’s category at the 2004 National Team Chess Championship. In these teams many promising players were part of the team such as Amruta Mokal, WGM Soumya Swaminathan, Sneha Ghatpande, Anuprita Patil, Devangi Patankar, IM Abhishek Kelkar, Omkar Patwardhan, Sohan Phadke and Aniruddha Deshpande.

When Buddhibal Kreeda Trust team won the National Teams event in Pune!

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust has been providing sports scholarship to players of the Under-8 and Under-10 age categories of Rs. 6,000/- per year to the best player in Pune for last 6 years. The Trust also provided sponsorship to prominent players of Pune for their international open chess tournaments.

 

The current trustees of BKT are Mr. Prakash Kunte (Managing Trustee), Mrs. Mrunalini Kunte- Aurangabadkar, Mr. Chandrashekhar Nanivadekar, Mr. Ravindra Akolkar, Mr. Chandrakant Mokashi and Mr. Sanjay Adhav.

Prakash Kunte has worked tirelessly througout his life to ensure that chess in Pune and Maharashtra develops.

What Buddhibal Kreeda Trust (BKT) means to me?

By IM Abhishek Kelkar

 

"My chess career started in 1998! The trio Mrunalini Kunte Tai (coach), Abhijit Kunte dada (my childhood idol, mentor and inspiration), Kunte kaka (fatherly figure to me, my well wisher, supporter and financial source in my difficult times) whatever I am today is because of the existence of these 3 pillars in my life! They 3 formed Buddhibal Kreeda trust in 1998, in the same year when my chess kicked off. My 1st state championship U-7 catergory was organized by BKT. Since then I am following the fantastic journey of BKT. I have witnessed every initiative of BKT, whether it may felicitation functions or laptop distribution to chess players function.

 

Most of the tournaments organised by BKT I had participated; Lately I am assisting Kunte Kaka in the organization. I have won few of tournaments organized by BKT. I have participated in more than 10 editions of "Shri Mahaeshwaranand Saraswati Memorial" (a strong tournament) though never got chance to hold the trophy. Looking forward to change my luck in this year!

 

I thank BKT and Shri.Prakash Kunte Kaka for all his inputs and efforts, for spreading chess and supporting countless chess players, their families (psychologically and financially) in last 20 years. I pray to God his love and passion for chess may increase day by day as chess needs such an amazing person for its acceptance in the society on large scales. Kudos to Kaka. I request young generation to participate in this year's Mahaeshwaranand Saraswati All India Open tournament 2018". Wishing a grand success for the tournament & BKT in coming years."

IM Abhishek Kelkar is an IM and a Shiv Chatrapati award winner

 

Contact and registration queries:

Mr. Shahid Ahmed (Tournament director) - 9038139510 (Entry confirmations will be done via site only, no whatsapp/phone call confirmation of entries)

Email - teamchessbaseindia@gmail.com

• We request all players to check their internet connection before the tournament. Minimum requirement is at least 2 mbps wired broadband. No phone calls/messages will be entertained once the tournament starts from 8 p.m. IST onwards. All queries must be resolved before the tournament. Each player is responsible for their own connection, organizers are not responsible for a player's disconnection.

How to play tournament?

Please ensure that you have a valid Playchess id. You can create one here and then buy the premium membership from the product embeds given above.

1. Download the free Windows software of Playchess

Next you have to download the free native Windows software from here. If you have Mac OS or Mac Computer, then you have to use some VMWare to run it as Playchess Desktop Client has native support on Windows OS only. The tournament cannot be played via mobile or tablet device.

Login or Create account

After you have installed the Client. You must login.

Enter your Playchess/ChessBase Account username and password. Locate Thematic Chess Room under Rooms on the bottom right of the screen.

Click on Thematic Chess to get the Chess960 Tournaments option and then select it.

The tournament will take place in the Chess960 Tournaments in the Thematic Chess room. Registered players should be online and logged into Playchess at least 45 minutes before the start of the tournament to confirm your entries on 23rd of May 2020. 7:15 p.m. IST would be a good time.

Click on the ‘Players’ Tab and then click on ‘Join Event’. If 'Join Event' button does not show and 'Unregistered' shows instead, it means you have been registered in the tournament. The Tournament Director will accept your entry. Only those who have paid the entry fee will be allowed to play.

Note: The Playchess id, while registering and playing the tournament should be the same.

About online tournaments on Playchess by ChessBase India:

ChessBase India has organized innumerable online events successfully. Here is some feedback about the quality of the events:

 

GM Vaibhav Suri, winner of 2nd ChessBase Online Blitz tournament

The tournament was conducted quite smoothly and a quite "fun Sunday" event. The participation of Adhiban & Sethuraman definitely added the spark to the event. I guess an Online Blitz Festival would be the next way to go (with different formats - Chess960, Bughouse, Bullet etc). Overall really happy with such events. Way to go!!

 

GM R R Laxman, former National Blitz Champion

I thank the  Chessbase India team once more for their strenous and tireless endeavour to popularise blitz events in India. Considering the fact that the present day time control  even in classical format ( unlike the yesteryears)  demands quick reflexes and blitz skills  , I feel that the entire Chessbase India team is doing an exemplary and praiseworthy job. A boon for Indian chess !!!. Though my performance this time was not satisfactory ,I hope to excel and cherish more pleasant memories from my side in the forthcoming editions of Chessbase India blitz events.

 

Tushar Bohra, father of Kanishk Bohra

Thanks for enrolling Kanishk for the event. He had a great time playing the games. And a great overall experience.

 

D Gukesh, youngest GM of India

I am extremely happy to have participated in my first online blitz tmt conducted by ChessBase India and loved the experience and thrill. from the start to the finish its professionally conducted and got the rare opportunity to play several high-class players in a single event and looking forward for its next event

 

Priti Mahendru, mother of Jaiveer Mahendru

This was our second chessbase online blitz event. My son is 8 years and it was an absolute thrill for him to be playing against titled players ! Thanks a lot for organizing this. We look forward to more such events !

 

Kushagra Mohan

I was happy the way the tournament was conducted. No problems at all. You just keep increasing the prize money and that is a big improvement. Cannot hope for more.


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@ 07/04/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Aravindh, Narayanan and Gukesh are the top seeds in 4th Saturday Online Blitz Open 2020

@ 05/04/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
"Let's fight Corona together" fundraiser online blitz on 9th of April 2020

@ 04/04/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Sunilduth Lyna Narayanan wins March Masters Online Blitz 2020

@ 02/04/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
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@ 02/04/2020 by Alexey Root (en)
The Indian-Lion tames all in 2nd Saturday Online Blitz Open 2020

@ 01/04/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Organize your online events with the ChessBase India team on Playchess

@ 31/03/2020 by Sagar Shah (en)
How to start a training broadcast on Playchess.com

@ 30/03/2020 by ChessBase (en)
Adhiban, Jumbayev and Aravindh are the top seeds in 3rd Saturday Online Blitz 2020

@ 30/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Guseinov, Aravindh and Pragg star in strong 2nd Saturday Blitz Tournament 2020

@ 27/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Pragg stands on top of “Chessworld”

@ 24/03/2020 by Elshan Moradiabadi (en)
Donchenko, Sethuraman, Aravind and more in action in March Masters Online Blitz 2020

@ 24/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Guseinov, Pragg, Gukesh and more will fight in 2nd Saturday Online Blitz 2020

@ 22/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Nihal, Pragg and Andriasian headline the 1st Saturday Online Blitz tournament

@ 20/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Wanna battle with Gukesh, Visakh, Laxman and others in ChessBase Online Blitz Tournament?

@ 16/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
ChessBase India presents five Saturday online Blitz events starting from 21st of March

@ 15/03/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
How to improve your online chess strength

@ 10/03/2020 by GM Avetik Grigoryan (en)
Indian chess players raise Rs.33121 in 'Let's Rebuild Odisha' fundraiser tournament

@ 16/05/2019 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
92 Indian Chess players raise Rs.1,01,973 for Pulwama terror attack Martyrs

@ 25/02/2019 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Diptayan, Aravindh and Rathnakaran are the winners of Vishy Anand 49 Online Blitz 2018

@ 07/01/2019 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Your last chance to play with the best in Indian chess!

@ 25/12/2018 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
An explosive line-up for Vishy Anand 49 online blitz 2018

@ 23/12/2018 by Sagar Shah (en)
Online blitz tournament to celebrate Vishy Anand's 49th birthday

@ 12/12/2018 by Sagar Shah (en)
Amonatov, Martirosyan, Idani, Nihal, Pragg! What a mouth watering blitz event!

@ 24/11/2018 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Diptayan Ghosh wins Gujarat-Goa Online Blitz 2018

@ 05/09/2018 by Shahid Ahmed (en)