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Krastiv Martyn Triumphs
Grandmaster Krastiv Martyn from Ukraine edged out Georgian, GM Luka Paichadze on a better tie-break to win the 8th edition of Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament sponsored by Brihanmumbai Municiapl Corporation, co-sponsored by LIC of...
Round 9: Close Finish on the Cards
The Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament is in for close finish as no less than 6 players have theoretical chances of winning the championship. The contest between overnight leaders Laxman vs Priyadarshan & Krastiv vs 2nd placed GM...
Round 8: No Change in Leaders
With the championship drawing to close, the strategy for the leaders is to find out the right encounter to fight and agree for a draw with players of equal strength so that they retain their chances of winning till the end. This strategy was...
Round 7: Laxman & Priyadarshan Joins Kravstiv Martyn for a 3-Way Lead
Grandmaster R.R. Laxman & IM Priydarshan registered impressive victory over their respective rival, GM Ziaur Rahman &   GM Nguyen to join the overnight sole leader, Kravstiv Martyn at the end of 7th round of VIII LIC Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess...
Round 6: Kravstiv Martyn Takes Sole Lead
Grandmaster Kravstiv Martyn took the sole lead at the end of round 6 of BMC & LIC sponsored, VIII Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament in progress here at Goregaon Sports Club. In a clash of leaders on the top 3-boards, GM Kravstiv...
Round 5: Five Share Lead
 The half-way stage of BMC & LIC sponsored, Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament here at Goregaon Sports Club witnessed a safety approach by the two overnight leaders, GM Dmitry Kokarev and Pavel Smirnov as they agreed for a draw in just 15...
Round 4: Russians GMs in Lead
The players from Russia showed that they are still a force to reckon with as their two Grandmaster, the top seeded, GM Kokarev Dmitry & 8th seeded GM Pavel Smirnov recorded their 4th consecutive wins after as many rounds to share the lead. GM...
Round 3: Rohan Ahuja Continues His Dream Run
17-year old, Rohan Ahuja from Goa continued his dream run in round 3 of the 8th edition of Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament 2015. After registering a shock victory in round 2 over GM Semcesen, the youngster produced another upset by...
Round 2: Srihari Holds GM Levan Pantsulaia
The Indian players in fray continued their impressive performance in round 2 of the 8th edition of Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament 2015. While the inaugural round witnessed the upset victory of Sammed Shete over GM Abdullah Al-Rakib...
Round 1: Sammed Shete Shocks GM Al-Rakib
The 1st round of the 8th edition of Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament 2015 witnessed the shocking demolition of Grandmaster Abdullah Al-Rakib of Bangladesh by the young Indian, Sammed Shete. In a Queen Pawn game leading to the Torre...