सामयिक विषय: Chess

chess.com Isle of Man Masters, Prizegiving, 1 October 2017 (Nikon)

Chess.com Isle of Man Tournament

Question: Who amongst the following was the winner of the Chess.com Isle of Man International Chess Tournament?
(a) Viswanathan Anand
(b) Magnus Carlson
(c) Hikaru Nakamura
(d) Levin Aronian
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • International Chess Tournament ‘Chess.com Isle Of Man, 2017 ‘concluded in Douglas (September 23 to October 1, 2017).
  • Magnus Carlsen from Norway won the title of the tournament by getting 7.5 points out of 9 points.
  • Viswanathan Anand of India, jointly with the American Hikaru Nakamura, remained at second place (7-7 points).

Reference:
http://iominternationalchess.com/news-media/news.html
http://iominternationalchess.com/news-media/news.html

the FIDE World Cup 2017

Chess World Cup-2017

Question: Who amongst the following players has won the title of the recently concluded Chess World Cup?
(a) Wesley Sleep
(b) Ding Liren
(c) Levon Aronian
(d) Peter Swidler
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • FIDE Chess World Cup, 2017 concluded in Tbilisi, Georgia. (2 to 27 September, 2017)
  • 128 chess players participated in this knockout format tournament.
  • Competition Results:-
  • Winner-Levon Aronian (Armenia), 4 marks
  • Runners up-Ding Liren (China), 2 points
  • This is Levon Aronian’s second World Cup title.
  • Earlier, Levan had won the 2005 Chess World Cup.

Reference:
https://tbilisi2017.fide.com/2017/09/27/levon-aronian-wins-the-fide-world-cup/
https://www.chess.com/news/view/levon-aronian-clinches-2017-fide-world-cup
https://tbilisi2017.fide.com/results/

National Junior (U-19) Open Chess Championship-2017

National Junior (U-19) chess championship

Question: Recently in which city, National Junior (U-19) chess championship- 2017 was concluded?
(a) Patna, Bihar
(b) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
(d) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • From September 3-11, 2017, the 47th edition of the National Junior Championship and the 32nd National Junior Girl’s Chess (U-19) championship concluded at the Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna, Bihar.
  • Competition Results:-
  • Junior open category
  • Winner – International Master Harsha Bharathakoti (Telangana)
  • Second place- Karthik Venkataraman (Fide Master), Andhra Pradesh
  • Junior Girl Category
  • Winner-International Master M. Mahalakshmi (Tamil Nadu)
  • Second place-Sakshi Chitalange (IM), Maharashtra

Reference:
http://aicf.in/national-juniors-2017/

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