Tournament Report

Gonzaga Classic 2024

Written by Trisha Kanyamarala One of the strong weekend tournaments in Ireland the Gonzaga Classic, this year witnessed 200+ players participating in three categories, Masters, Championships, and Challengers. It is annually held at the prestigious secondary school, Gonzaga College in Dublin. In the Masters section, there were 50 participants and 16 titled players including 3 …

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Skopje Open 2023

Over 100+ players from 20 different countries, participating in the Skopje Open and Balkan Championship 2023. The tournament was held in Hotel Continental in Skopje, North Macedonia. The second seed of the tournament Grandmaster Romanov, Evgeny from Norway won the Skopje Open scoring 7.5 points out of 9 rounds, and Nikola Djukic from Montenegro came …

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Women’s Grandswiss + Nottingham GM all-play-all | Dual Report

By Trisha FIDE Women’s Grand Swiss 2023: Extremely tough and enriching experience Coming into this elite-level tournament as a wild-card player made me feel lucky and I wanted to make the most out of this opportunity. My first half of the tournament went really bad. I’m still processing what happened. At the halfway mark, there …

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Trisha standing with Susan Polgar

World Junior Chess Championship 2023 – Rolling Report

This year’s World Junior Chess Open and Girls Championship is being held in Mexico City at Hotel del Prado. This event is held from 20 September – 02 October. The Championship is organized by the Mexican Chess Federation in collaboration with CONADE (National Sports Commission), COM (Mexican Olympic Committee), and Culture Ministry, under the auspices …

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