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Riya Sawant Wins Gold At Asian Youth Rapid Chess

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date 26/6/2012

Geno  Brand Ambassador and National U-11 Chess Champion WCM Riya Sawant of St. Mary's High School, Mapusa, added one more
feather in her cap by winning Gold Medal at Asian Youth RAPID Chess Championship at Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka on Monday in Girls U-12 Catagory.
She score 5.5/7 to clinch the tittle on better Tie Break score. She also won Team Gold for India. Earlier she had won Gold at Asean age group Rapid Chess Championship at Vietnam in June. She defeated Marian Essa of UAE in the final round to win the Championship. Prize distribution was followed on the same Day.
 

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HON.CHIEF MINISTER OF GOA INAUGURATES WEBSITE OF GOA CHESS ASSOCIATION

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Hon. Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar today 13th October 2012 inaugurated the website of the Goa Chess Association in the presence of the Executive Director ,Sports Authority of Goa ,Shri Elvis Gomes ,President of Goa Chess Association ,Ashesh Keni, Secretary GCA ,Arvind Mhamal ,TreasurerGCA Kishor Bandekar and other Executive Committee members of Goa Chess Association and other guests.The function was held to felicitate Miss Bhakti Kulakani for achieving the coveted Womens Grand Master title.

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FM ANURAG DEFEATS THE 3rd GRAND MASTER TO GET HIS MAIDEN GRAND MASTER NORM

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The Dempo Goodwill Ambassador  FM Mast Anurag Mhamal has in attacking game outplayed GM Sahaj Grover(2516)  in 9th Round of the National Premier league being played at Kolkatta as expected by his Chess well wishers back home in Goa. He was playing on third board in Catalan opening dominated  his superior opponent throughout the game and forced him to resign on 49th move.