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Eesha Karavade
Number of games in database: 267
Years covered: 2002 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2405 (2408 rapid, 2299 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2413
Overall record: +103 -71 =93 (56.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (21) 
    E92 E94 E90 E82 E83
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E21 E34 E38 E33 E45
 English (14) 
    A13 A15 A14 A11 A18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D35 D31 D38
 Slav (9) 
    D10 D11 D12
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E15 E17 E19
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B90 B92 B51 B21 B50
 Sicilian Najdorf (26) 
    B90 B92 B96 B91 B97
 Grunfeld (19) 
    D85 D91 D76 D78 D74
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C67 C88 C65 C96 C84
 English (7) 
    A15 A14 A16 A13
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E46 E44 E56 E53 E32
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2006)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2007)
   Asian Women Continental Chess Championship (2012)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2005)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   London Chess Classic (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Gibraltar (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)

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(born Nov-21-1987, 27 years old) India

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She is an IM and a WGM.

Wikipedia article: Eesha Karavade

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 267  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Karavade vs T Kosintseva  0-165 2002 19th World Junior Girls ChampionshipsA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
2. E Karavade vs Zhao Xue  0-162 2002 19th World Junior Girls ChampionshipsA06 Reti Opening
3. S Williams vs E Karavade  1-029 2003 BCF-chD85 Grunfeld
4. Yifan Hou vs E Karavade  0-167 2004 Asian-ch (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. Plachetka vs E Karavade  ½-½49 2004 Olomouc opA48 King's Indian
6. A Sharevich vs E Karavade 0-158 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)D85 Grunfeld
7. Z Stupavski vs E Karavade  ½-½35 2005 FSGM JuneB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
8. E Karavade vs V Bashkite  1-017 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)A13 English
9. E Karavade vs Areshchenko  0-128 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
10. Paschall vs E Karavade  1-053 2005 FSGM JuneA15 English
11. E Karavade vs A Pourkashiyan 1-0101 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)E05 Catalan, Open, Classical line
12. E Karavade vs L Seres  ½-½39 2005 FSGM JuneA15 English
13. Z Gregorova vs E Karavade  ½-½56 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
14. Kiril Georgiev vs E Karavade  1-051 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipD77 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O
15. E Karavade vs D Boros  ½-½95 2005 FSGM JuneD98 Grunfeld, Russian
16. B Khotenashvili vs E Karavade  ½-½59 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
17. T Sachdev vs E Karavade  1-039 2005 FSGM JuneD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
18. E Karavade vs C Ciobanu  0-153 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)A07 King's Indian Attack
19. S Melia vs E Karavade  ½-½27 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)C67 Ruy Lopez
20. I Farago vs E Karavade  1-031 2005 FSGM JuneD85 Grunfeld
21. E Karavade vs K Nadig  ½-½39 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)C78 Ruy Lopez
22. E Karavade vs D Solak  0-131 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
23. E Karavade vs A Czebe  0-151 2005 FSGM JuneA04 Reti Opening
24. N Raghavi vs E Karavade  0-134 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
25. E Karavade vs B Kadziolka  0-167 2005 World Junior Championship (Girls)A04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 267  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-24-06  BIDMONFA: Eesha Karavade


Oct-15-06  samsal27: If Eesha beats WGM Bathuyag Mongontuul in the last round , she will have a bright chance to win a medal in the World Junior.
Oct-17-06  samsal27: Eesha finished fifth -
May-02-07  samsal27: Eesha made her final IM Norm in Dubai. Congrats to her! -
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  Ragh: <samsal27> Thats a great achievement indeed. However, a tournament win by Vijayalakshmi in a strong Italian Open almost went unnoticed by the media. In course of this win, she had quite a few GM scalps and then went on to achieve her FINAL GM norm. So, India has its 16th Grand Master.

May-02-07  fromoort: <Ragh> Great news! Thanks for the update.
May-16-07  samsal27: <Ragh> Viji still has to reach 2500 ELO, does she not? Or has that peak been scaled already?
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  Ragh: <samsal27> The last paragraph from 'The Hindu' link in my previous post says that <To become a GM, Vijayalakshmi has to raise her rating from the present 2425 to 2500. From this event, she stands to gain around 25 rating points.> So, she needs "just" 50 more elo to be officially crowned a GM.

An update - she is now playing an Open tournament in Liechtenstein .. found this on the Hindu website

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  Karpova: The official site of the Liechtenstein tournament:

Just click <Int. Schach OPEN> and then <Turnierverlauf allgemeines Turnier>.

May-17-07  samsal27: <Ragh> Cool. <Karpova> thanks for the link!
Jun-26-07  samsal27: Eesha drew with GM Hichem Hamdouchi(ELO 2598) in the 2nd round of the Sort Open. Perhaps she can make an IM norm here? Also, she may have missed a win with 44. Rd8+ (intermezzo with the idea of Ke4) though it is unclear ...
Jun-26-07  samsal27: For a link to the games here is the site -
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  whiteshark: Find expression for being white knuckles:

Oct-06-07  samsal27: Eesha has a bright chance at the World Junior Girls after starting 3/3. She faces Georgian WFM Sopiko Guramishvili next.
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  BLarsen1967: 5 points out of 8 in Reykjavik (with one round to go) is an ok performance by Eesha K.,but what I find most impressive is 3 draws against much higher rated opponents
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