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M Panchanathan 
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Magesh Chandran Panchanathan
Number of games in database: 214
Years covered: 1997 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2518
Highest rating achieved in database: 2586
Overall record: +83 -59 =72 (55.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (32) 
    B93 B42 B33 B84 B49
 Reti System (18) 
    A04 A06 A05
 French Defense (16) 
    C05 C03 C07 C09
 French Tarrasch (16) 
    C05 C03 C07 C09
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C78 C95 C91 C82 C60
 Sicilian Kan (6) 
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C91 C77 C78 C99 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (14) 
    C91 C99 C97 C84 C90
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E32 E25 E20 E46 E43
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14 E19
 English (11) 
    A17 A18 A13 A14 A15
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A46 A45
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Holt vs M Panchanathan, 2011 0-1
   R Mamedov vs M Panchanathan, 2009 0-1
   M Panchanathan vs Z Izoria, 2007 1/2-1/2
   M Panchanathan vs E Varshavsky, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Berkeley International (2011)
   UTD GM Invitational (2006)
   38th World Open (2010)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   41st Annual World Open (2013)
   Millionaire Chess (2016)
   World Junior Championships (2003)
   4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament (2009)
   World Open (2007)
   XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
   34th World Open (2006)

   A Kaliksteyn vs M Panchanathan (Oct-09-16) 0-1
   P Carlsson vs M Panchanathan (Oct-08-16) 0-1
   M Panchanathan vs N Mitkov (Oct-08-16) 1/2-1/2
   Fishbein vs M Panchanathan (Jul-07-13) 1/2-1/2
   M Panchanathan vs Y Shulman (Jul-07-13) 0-1

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(born Aug-10-1983, 33 years old) India

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GM Magesh Chandran Panchanathan. IM in 2002, GM in 2006. Lives in Dallas, USA. He took clear 1st place in the 2012 Philadelphia Open.

He plays on ICC under the handle "thamizhan".

Wikipedia article: Magesh Chandran Panchanathan

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 214  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Jobava vs M Panchanathan  1-077 1997 Wch U14E15 Queen's Indian
2. S Williams vs M Panchanathan  1-037 1998 Wch U20A18 English, Mikenas-Carls
3. V Kamble vs M Panchanathan  ½-½43 1998 World Junior ChC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
4. M Panchanathan vs Bhattacharya Sanjoy  ½-½34 2000 Salem opC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
5. M Panchanathan vs S Williams  0-134 2000 Smith & Williamson YM 10thC05 French, Tarrasch
6. S Williams vs M Panchanathan  1-067 2000 BCF-ch 87thA03 Bird's Opening
7. M Panchanathan vs A Amini  ½-½26 2001 Asian U20B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. M Panchanathan vs M Sharbaf  1-032 2001 Asian U20B33 Sicilian
9. S Subramanian vs M Panchanathan  0-116 2001 Asian U20A13 English
10. A Obada vs M Panchanathan  ½-½54 2001 Asian U20C45 Scotch Game
11. M Panchanathan vs E Ghaem Maghami  ½-½37 2001 Asian U20B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
12. E Sheripov vs M Panchanathan 0-146 2001 Asian U20C59 Two Knights
13. M Panchanathan vs M R Venkatesh  0-150 2001 Asian U20B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
14. Thanh Son Nguyen vs M Panchanathan  1-058 2001 Asian U20C55 Two Knights Defense
15. A Hassan vs M Panchanathan  0-168 2001 Asian U20A46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. M Panchanathan vs E Moradiabadi  ½-½81 2001 Asian U20B42 Sicilian, Kan
17. M Darban vs M Panchanathan  0-139 2001 Asian U20A00 Uncommon Opening
18. M Panchanathan vs A Korobov  1-073 2001 WJunB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. E Berg vs M Panchanathan  1-046 2001 WJunC11 French
20. M Panchanathan vs J Berkvens  1-036 2001 WJunB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
21. M Panchanathan vs Sedlak  1-036 2001 WJunB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
22. Navara vs M Panchanathan  1-042 2001 WJunC42 Petrov Defense
23. M Panchanathan vs M Roiz  ½-½45 2001 WJunB33 Sicilian
24. J Markos vs M Panchanathan  ½-½47 2001 WJunE14 Queen's Indian
25. M Panchanathan vs E Postny 1-029 2001 WJunB06 Robatsch
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  Tabanus: GM Magesh Chandran Panchanathan, India, 10 Aug. 1983. Now rated 2543,

IM in 2002, GM in 2006. Lives in Dallas, USA. ICC: thamizhan

Biographies: (2008) (2005)


Latest tournament: 4th place in Doeberl Cup (Australia):

Jul-31-10  yalie: He has scored 7/7 in the Edmonton Chess Festival and has a real shot at going 9/9.
Mar-21-11  indianchessupdates: UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational
GM Magesh Chandran 2542 who lost the first 4 rounds in a trot finished with 6 points from 12 rounds. In the last eight rounds he scored 6 points.In the last round he avenged his first round loss and defeated the top seed GM Alejandro Ramirez (2594). He lost 6.6 elo points from the tournament.

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  jessicafischerqueen: <Kingscrusher> (Tryfon Gavriel) beats Grandmaster Magesh Chandran Panchanathan in a tournament game:

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  jessicafischerqueen: His nickname is "Megadeath."
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen: aha- apologies to <Kingscrusher>, I posted the win over GM Panchanathan before actually watching the whole video.

<Kingscrusher's> video is an account of a man named "chickensoup" beating the Grandmaster, in a game at classical time controls.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Congrats for winning the 6th Philadelphia Open 4-8 April 2012!

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