Ending the summer with World Open

Ending the summer with World Open

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Jul 30, 2014

My last tournament this summer was the World Open from July 2-6, which was right after the DC International  so I had to play this tournament under fatigue and tiredness acumulated in DC International.   Talking about the tournament, World Open ...

#2 in DC

#2 in DC

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Jul 27, 2014

After a disastrous performance in NewYork, I had few days to recoup my thoughts and energies for the 2nd DC International from June 26-30, 2014. This tournament is technically considered as a warmup for the World Open, but looking at the prize fun...

The Fall in NewYork!

The Fall in NewYork!

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Jul 16, 2014

The third tournament in my summer chess trip was 7th New York International from June 18-22,2014 held at the Estonian House in New York. The 12,500$ unconditionally guaranteed prize fund attracted 9 GM, 14 IM, 2 WGM and few other titled players. G...

Breaking even in St.Louis Invitational

Breaking even in St.Louis Invitational

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Jul 1, 2014

After my amazing success in Chicago Open, I travelled back home to St.Louis to play in the prestigious 2014 CCSCSL Invitational GM from May 28- June 1, 2014. This event was a very special one for me, as it was a closed invitational, which drastica...

Tie for the Title in Chicago Open!

Tie for the Title in Chicago Open!

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Jun 8, 2014

Multitasking is never an easy task, and that's the problem I face everyday splitting my time between college classes in Lindenwood University and chess. So,I decided to devote all my summer break  for chess, which led me to plan to play in five to...

The highly creative Jobava - Part 2

The highly creative Jobava - Part 2

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Apr 18, 2014

When I finished the part 1 on the games of Jobava, I never thought it would take such a long time, to come up with the 2nd and final part!It has been a month, since the part 1, and in this one month timeframe Jobava has played some highly instruct...

The highly creative Jobava - Part 1

The highly creative Jobava - Part 1

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Mar 2, 2014

"I consider chess an art, and accept all those responsibilities which art places upon its devotees. -Alexander Alekhine"   Chess is an art, as every single game is an unique game. The idea that chess is more of a science, than art, was started t...

My thoughts on the 2014 St.Louis Club Championship

My thoughts on the 2014 St.Louis Club Championship

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Feb 5, 2014

I am writing this post to share my experiences about the 2014 CCSCSL Club Championship held at St.Louis from January 24-26. This tournament was a lot stronger than I expected, as my initial seeding was only 5th this year, compared to last year, wh...

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