सामयिक विषय: Chess

Women's World Chess Championship 2017

Women’s World Chess Championship, 2017

Question- Who won the Women’s World Chess Championship titled, 2017, in Tehran, on March 5, 2017?
(a) Tan Zhongyi
(b) Koneru Hampi
(c) Anastasia Savina
(d) Alexandra Kosteniuk
Ans: (a)
Related facts:-

  • 64 Female chess players’ knockout tournament ‘World Chess Championship, 2017’ concludes in Tehran, Iran. (February 10 to March 5, 2017)
  • Competition Results:-
  • Gold Medal-Tan Zhongyi (China)
  • Silver Medal-Ana Muzychuk (Ukraine)
  • Bronze medal-Harika Dronavalli (India)
  • Bronze Medal-Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia)
  • Tan won the Grand Prix (GM) title after winning this championship

Related Links:-
http://tehran2017.fide.com/en/component/content/article/1-news-en/324-tan-zhongyi-china-becomes-the-16th-womens-world-chess-champion-
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women’s_World_Chess_Championship_2017

15th delhi international grandmasters open chess tournament-2017

15th Parsvnath Delhi International Chess tournament-2017

Question: Who won the title of “Group-A” in recently held 15th Parsvnath Delhi International chess tournament -2017?
(a) Sairaj Chittal
(b) Diptayan Ghosh
(c) Farrukh Amonatov
(d) Murali Karthikeyan
Ans: (c)
Related facts:

  • The 15th Parsvnath Delhi International chess tournament -2017 was held on 09-16 January 2017 in New Delhi.
  • Result of the tournament:
  • Group-A:
  • Winner: Farrukh Amonatov of Tajikistan
  • Runner Up: Diptayan Ghosh(India) and Dzhumaev Marat (Uzbekistan)
  • Winner Goup’B’ -Sairaj Cittl (Maharashtra )
  • Winner Group ‘C’ -Suhaib Ahmed (UP)

Reference:
http://ww2.delhichess.com/2017/01/16/live-games-delhi-international-open-2017/

9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess tournament

9th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2017

Question: Tukhaev Adam, the winner of 9th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2017 belongs to which of the following country?
(a) Belgium
(b) Russia
(c) Ukraine
(d) Italy
Ans:(c)
Related facts:

  • The 9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess tournament 2017 for the Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy was held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
  • Ukraine Grandmaster Tukhaev Adam (8.5) won the tournament.
  • The second spot was shared by top seed GM David Alberto (Ita), GM Czebe Attila (Hun), GM Malakhatko Vadim (Bel) and IM Nitin S (Ind) at 8.0 points.

Reference:
http://tamilchess.com/tukhaev-adam-of-ukraine-emerges-9th-chennai-open-2017-champion/
http://aicf.in/calendar/9th-chennai-open-gm-chess-tmt-2017-for-sakthi-group-dr-n-mahalingam-trophy-145912-tn-2017/
http://aicf.in/blog/2017/01/25/tukhaev-adam-emerges-9th-chennai-open-2017-champion/

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