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🏆 Commonwealth Championship (2008)

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Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Nigel Short, Baskaran Adhiban, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Parimarjan Negi, Abhijeet Gupta, Sethuraman P Sethuraman, Deep Sengupta, Babu M R Lalith, Magesh Chandran Panchanathan, Ghosh Diptayan, Subramanian Arun Prasad, Ziaur Rahman, Abhijit Kunte, Suri Vaibhav, Sundar M Shyam, Sunil Dhopade Swapnil, Prasanna Vasanthan Vishnu, Chopra Aryan, Sahaj Grover, Srinath Narayanan, Enamul Hossain, Kannappan Priyadharshan, Kidambi Sundararajan, Deepan Chakkravarthy J, Marani Rajendran Venkatesh, Dibyendu Barua, Sharma Himanshu, Neelotpal Das, Kore Akshayraj, Jha Sriram, R Rajpara Ankit, Das Debashis, Pandian Karthikeyan, P Shyam Nikil, M S Thejkumar, Shardul Gagare, Arghyadip Das, Gogineni Rohit, Niaz Murshed, Mhamal Anurag, Kantholi Rathnakaran, Swayangsu Satyapragyan, Rao Prasanna, Rajaram R Laxman, Roy Saptarshi, Ponnuswamy Konguvel, Himal Gusain, Aleksandar H Wohl, Padmini Rout, Julijan Plenca, Sayantan Das, B T Murali Krishnan, Ahmed Minhazuddin, S Nitin, P D S Girinath, Ramnath Bhuvanesh, Girish A Koushik, Upadhyaya Anwesh, Lanka Ravi, Kelkar Abhishek, C Praveen Kumar, Eesha Karavade, Khamparia Akshat, Vikramaditya Kamble, Mahmood Lodhi, Guy West, Viani D'cunha Antonio, Ramanathan Balasubramanian, Sunil Mokal Prathamesh, N Krishna Teja, Saha Suvrajit, Rahul Sangma, Bajaj Prince, Mohapatra Sidhant, Karthik R Arun, Khosla Shiven, Kruttika Nadig, Soumya Swaminathan, Krishna G V Sai, Niranjan Navalgund, M K A Russell, Akash Thakur, Diwakar Prasad Singh, Satchidanand Soman, Kumar R A Pradeep, Pratik Patil, Mehdi Hasan, R Premnath, Shah Fenil, Meenakshi Subbaraman, Varugeese Koshy, Chinna Reddy C H Mehar, Taibur Rahman, Hafizulhelmi Mas, Anup Deshmukh, Debaraj Chatterjee, Bodda Pratyusha, Pankaj Joshi, Khherdekar Sauravh, Vinay Kumar Matta, Kutwal Shashikant, J Ramakrishna, Syed Mahfuzur Rahman, M G Gahan, Sagar Tejaswini, Govind Ballabh Joshi, Javed Mohammad, Utkal Ranjan Sahoo, Shahi Harshal, D Yashas, Sankalp Gupta, N Raghavi, G K Monnisha, S Mari Arul, Sohan Phadke, Jacques A Ophoff, Manisha Mohanty Kiran, P V Nandhidhaa, Singh Maras Gurpreet, Ajgaonkar Mithil, Vinod Bhagwat, Saheli Dhar-Barua, Thirumalai Purushothaman, Bhaskar Gupta, Bagyashree Sathe Thipsay, E P Nirmal, Abdul Jabbar, M Vinoth Kumar, Shetty Pranav, Chandika Divyasree, J Venkata Ramana, Reddy M Deepthamsh, P Priya, Rajkumar Preethi, Tejas Ravichandran, Chinthaka Anuruddh Galappaththi, Babu S Ganesh, N Krithika Pon, Shalmali Gagare, Chandrasish Majumdar, T G M Peiris, Singh Gajendra, S Harini, Shah Manush, Patil Anuprita, Sahajasri Cholleti, Srivathsav V Raghav, Pankaj Pendalwar, M P Ajith plus 111 more players

 page 1 of 46; games 1-25 of 1,140  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Short vs S Gagare 1-0482008Commonwealth ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. S Harini vs Ganguly 0-1382008Commonwealth ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. Z Rahman vs P Anuprita 1-0392008Commonwealth ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
4. N Raghavi vs A Kunte 0-1282008Commonwealth ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
5. A Gupta vs M Suraj 1-0292008Commonwealth ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. M Patil Mitali vs Negi 0-1252008Commonwealth ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
7. R R Laxman vs C Majumdar  ½-½372008Commonwealth ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
8. P Mohana vs D Barua  ½-½832008Commonwealth ChampionshipE16 Queen's Indian
9. S Arun Prasad vs H Mehta  1-0362008Commonwealth ChampionshipE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
10. P Devangi vs E Hossain  0-1422008Commonwealth ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. M Panchanathan vs Ghosh Diptayan 1-0412008Commonwealth ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
12. Deepan Chakkravarthy J vs Eswar R  1-0542008Commonwealth ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. T Rishi vs N Das  0-1352008Commonwealth ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. M R Venkatesh vs R Deepthamsh  1-0372008Commonwealth ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
15. M Devesh vs D Sengupta  0-1322008Commonwealth ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
16. K Rathnakaran vs P Patil  1-0442008Commonwealth ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
17. M Sidhant vs Sundararajan  0-1532008Commonwealth ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. M S Thejkumar vs D Yashas  1-0492008Commonwealth ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
19. N Murshed vs V N Ghate  1-0452008Commonwealth ChampionshipA15 English
20. T Pradip vs J Plenca  0-1422008Commonwealth ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. J Sriram vs S Dave  1-0292008Commonwealth ChampionshipA90 Dutch
22. J Shetty Shristi vs S P Sethuraman  0-1352008Commonwealth ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
23. P Girinath vs Nihal Manjunath  1-0302008Commonwealth ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
24. Lolla Sembhu vs S Himanshu  0-1252008Commonwealth ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
25. B Adhiban vs G V Wijesuriya  1-0322008Commonwealth ChampionshipB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-13-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: Official site: http://www.commonwealth-chess.com/

Congratulations to Nigel Short for his commanding performance. Nigel finished on 9.5/11, a half point ahead of second place finisher GM S Arun Prasad.

Oct-13-08  Simonkaser: first after cg.com !!
Oct-14-08  Xeroxx: first after Simonkaser!! _
Oct-14-08  apple pi: Poor Twinkle! Commonwealth Championship (2008)/Nagmoti Twinkle
Oct-15-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  horncabbage: Twinkle, Twinkle -
Not a star.
Oct-16-08  hitman84: <Chessgames>

They now have the final standings here..

http://www.commonwealth-chess.com/P...

It was Surya Shekar Ganguly who finished 2nd half-a-point behind Nigel Short.

The Category Prize Winners:

http://www.commonwealth-chess.com/P...

Oct-16-08  waustad: The amazing thing about the tournament is how many local amateurs, mostly from the same club MS played. While many of the games from these unrated people, with ages ranging from 7 on up, are not top flight or even good chess, I'm sure it was a great experience for them. The gender mix was as close to 50-50 as I've ever seen except in a M v F set up match. There really isn't much point dissing the play of a 9 year old.
May-19-09  YoungEd: It's a shame that Short didn't have to play Itkelwar.
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