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Shankar Roy
Number of games in database: 38
Years covered: 1991 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2337
Highest rating achieved in database: 2353

Overall record: +9 -17 =12 (39.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B18 B13 B17
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(born Apr-10-1976, died May-08-2012, 36 years old) India

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IM Shankar Roy.

Last updated: 2017-10-23 15:47:26

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 38  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shankar Roy vs R Forster 0-1231991WchJ-16C57 Two Knights
2. D V Prasad vs Shankar Roy  ½-½261999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. S K Rathore vs Shankar Roy  1-0531999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB08 Pirc, Classical
4. N Das vs Shankar Roy  1-0631999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. Shankar Roy vs A Deshmukh  1-0341999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. Shankar Roy vs P Thipsay  ½-½791999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC45 Scotch Game
7. Shankar Roy vs T S Ravi  1-0441999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
8. P Konguvel vs Shankar Roy  1-0491999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
9. Shankar Roy vs N K Mishra  ½-½91999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDA05 Reti Opening
10. S Suvrajit vs Shankar Roy  1-0431999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDA57 Benko Gambit
11. Shankar Roy vs V Saravanan  0-1431999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDE92 King's Indian
12. G B Prakash vs Shankar Roy  1-0361999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Shankar Roy vs Sasikiran  0-1331999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
14. V Koshy vs Shankar Roy  ½-½141999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDA20 English
15. A Kunte vs Shankar Roy  1-0651999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
16. Z Rahman vs Shankar Roy  ½-½551999Calcutta Millenium opD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. Shankar Roy vs R G Hegde  1-0381999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC41 Philidor Defense
18. Shankar Roy vs T Bakre  1-0331999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. Shankar Roy vs Ramesh  0-1311999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. Shankar Roy vs Bologan  0-127199910th Goodricke Int.B06 Robatsch
21. Z Rahman vs Shankar Roy  ½-½271999Goodricke 10th opA13 English
22. M Marin vs Shankar Roy  ½-½20199910th Goodricke Int.A13 English
23. Shankar Roy vs Sasikiran  1-040199910th Goodricke Int.B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
24. Shankar Roy vs M I Sorokin  0-157199910th Goodricke Int.C45 Scotch Game
25. Ehlvest vs Shankar Roy  1-040199910th Goodricke Int.A09 Reti Opening
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  wordfunph: rest in peace, IM Shankar Roy..

<Chess Player Hangs Self

KOLKATA: Shanker Roy, one of Bengal's leading chess players, committed suicide in the early hours of Tuesday.

Thirty-six-year-old Roy was found hanging at his North Kolkata residence around 4am. According to police officers, Roy hung himself from the ceiling fan of his room with his wife's dupatta. In his suicide note, Roy did not blame anyone for his death.

Early investigation revealed that Roy had been suffering from depression for the past few years. He had attempted to take his life three-and-a-half years back by setting himself on fire. Timely intervention by family members had saved him then.

Police said Roy's father, who was ill for a while, also committed suicide a few days ago. Till Monday night, in fact, the family was busy with the last rites of senior Roy.

Shanker's suicide note suggests that he was depressed over the old burn wounds sustained during his previous suicide attempt as he could no longer bear the pain.

Roy was one of the city's brightest chess players. He had shown promise as a schoolboy and made rapid strides to emerge as the national under-15 champion. He won the state championship four times on the trot between 1995 and 1998 and went on to claim the national rapid chess crown before becoming an International Master. He also held two Grandmaster norms, just missing out on the prestigious GM title.

Roy represented India in several international tournaments in countries like Brazil, Romania, Russia and Singapore. An employee of Eastern Railway, he stopped playing on the professional chess circuit after participating in an international tournament in 2007 and took up coaching thereafter.

After stints at the Alekhine Chess Club and Goodricke Chess Academy, Roy took charge of Diptayan Ghosh and helped him win the Asian under-12 title.>

May-08-13  akinov: RIP Roy

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