28th Jan 2015 to 31st Jan 2015
Venue: Sun Grace Garden Hall, Bethora, Ponda, Goa.
All India School Chess Championships-2015 (Under-5, Under-7, Under-9, Under-11, Under-13, Under-15 & Under-17 for Open & Girl’s categories)
Mast. Rohan Ahuja of Sharada Mandir School with 8.5 points out of 9 rounds emerged the clear outright winner to claim the 2014 State Senior Chess Championship title held at the International Center, Dona Paula. With three consecutive State Championship titles from 2012-2014 and remaining unbeaten throughout, Rohan earns the right to retain the Smt. Hirabai V. Salgaokar Rolling trophy permanently.
Goan player WIM Ivana Furtado played fabulously to Earn her second WGM Norm in the 10 round International Open Grand Masters Tournament held at Kolkata.
She played with 2 GM's, 3 IM's, 1WGM, and 1FM (7titled players) and 3 untitled players in all having a rating average of 2368 which indicates how strong the opposition was she scored 4wins, 3draws and 3 loses which accounted for 5.5/10 points
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- MAST ANURAG MHAMAL- GOA'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MASTER
- WIM IVANA MARIA FURTADO- U-8 WORLD YOUTH CHESS CHAMPION IN 2006 AND 2007 AND U-10 SECOND IN 2009, FIRST WGM NORM JUNE 2012, INTERNATIONAL RATING 2065 (JAN 2012)
- WGM BHAKATI KULKARNI -GOA'S FIRST WGM
- ANURAG MHAMAL -FIRST GOAN TO BECOME INTERNATIONAL MASTER