NEWS & UPDATES

The Under-08 Open of SBI Life Mumbai Schools Chess Challenge was expectedly won by Raahil Mullick - the only titled player in fray and the reigning Asian School Chess Champion. However, he won it in style by streamrolling the entire field with a perfect score of 9/9. Such was the effect of this...
Published: October 29, 2014

The only titled player in fray and reigning Asian School Chess Champion, Candidate Master Raahil Mullick (ELO 1349) of Dhirubhai Ambani International School took sole lead in Under-8 Open section of SBI Life Mumbai Schools Chess Championship in progress here at Don Bosco High School, Borivali with a...
Published: October 27, 2014

A minor upset was witnessed in the 3rd round of Under-12 section of SBI Life Mumbai Schools Chess Championship in progress as top-seeded, Soham Palkar (ELO 1462) from host school, Don Bosco High School, Borivali was held to a draw by Ishaat Ghosh (ELO 1209) of Arya Vidya Mandir, Bandra. The draw...
Published: October 27, 2014

The 'Next Level Chess Tournament', which was held at Amulakh Amichand High School from 17-21 October, 2014 was dominated by players from Indian Chess School as they returned with 3 championship titles, one 2nd place prize, one 3rd place prize and 11 prizes in the main list to take a tally to a...
Published: October 23, 2014

In my earlier post we had gone down the memory lane regarding the 'Bournvita Inter-School Chess Tournament' with article of IM Sagar Shah on his blog. Since the article was published by IM Sagar Shah on 07 May, 2014 (http://sagarteacheschess.blogspot.in/2014/05/chess-in-mumbai-then-and-now.html),...
Published: October 15, 2014

You ask a young budding 10-year old player regarding his training tools and, without doubt, he will tell you that he prepares with the aid of chessbase and fritz, plays training games on-line on prominent chess playing servers!  However, seldom will you find a reply that his preparations are based...
Published: October 11, 2014

We have started our preparations tournament preparations in right earnest! It is our dream that this event should turn out to be the most memorable with memories to cherish foreover. As such, our team has started taking care of smallest details - right from planning schedule, with proper reporting time so...
Published: October 10, 2014

The Maharashtra State Under-25 FIDE Rating Chess Championship, which was held at Thakur College of Science & Commerce from 01-05 October, 2014 turned out to be a big success for ICS students as they won 5 of 25 medals at stake. The prize winners: 1. Kaustubh Makone: 2nd in Under-09 Boys 2. Annika...
Published: October 08, 2014

We have a GM in waiting, IM Sagar Shah from Ghatkopar and, if you ask him the mantra behind his success - without an iota of doubt he will reply that he owes his sucess to 'Bournvita Inter-School Chess Tournament, which ran for 10-successive years from 1995 to 2004!! It was a quaility tournament - a...
Published: October 07, 2014

Riding high on confidence after highly successful, Dubai Junior International, Soham Palkar & Ridit Nimdia continued their impressive run by securing 1st and 2nd place in the U-14 category of DSO's Chess Selection Tournament held at T.P. Bhatia College. Both of them scored an identical 7.5/9 to...
Published: September 16, 2014

The three FIDE Rated players from the Indian Chess School recorded their career-best performance at the 13th Dubai Junior Chess Championship held at Dubai Chess & Culture Club from 12-18 August, 2014. In a field of 138-players from 12-countries, 10-year old, Ridit Nimdia (seeded 43rd, ELO 1381)...
Published: August 20, 2014

The ICS of Inter-Class of August, 2014, which concuded yesterday at Don Bosco High School, Borivali attracted a total of 90-players including 6-FIDE Rated players in 4 age-groups, namely: Under-08, Under-10, Under-12 and Above. The tournament was conducted on a 6-round swiss-league basis with a...
Published: August 04, 2014

Indian Chess School would be conducting its Inter-Class Chess Tournament at Don Bosco High School, Vazira Naka, Off. New Link Road, Borivali (West), Mumbai – 400091 on Sunday, the 03rd August, 2014 The tournament is open only for the students of Indian Chess School. Categories: The tournament shall be...
Published: July 29, 2014

After a hectic training schedule involving our team, I have landed at Puri with the troika of our young turks Rahat Mhatre, Ridit Nimdia and Soham Palkar for the National Under-11 Chess Championships 2014, which will run till August, 1 2014. As like any nationals, this is also a star-studded field...
Published: July 25, 2014

Beginning of July 2014, Indian Chess School, in addition to its regular training, has introduced 'Personalized Training' for its existing students, who are playing tournaments regularly and, as also for its FIDE Rated players. The basic idea is to ensure overall development of a student as a...
Published: July 11, 2014

Indian Chess School has taken yet one more step in adding to the facilities provided to the students - transportation!! It was felt that parents had a real task cut-out for them in sending children to chess school, especially when both of them are working. They are required to give a good amount...
Published: July 07, 2014

Indian Chess School takes pleasure in informing the chess fraternity of Mumbai and particularly of Dadar (East) that, in association with Kinder Nest, a Pre-School, Activity Centre, we are opening our 3rd dedicated chess training center!   With this, we are also venturing into a new phase of chess...
Published: July 02, 2014

We are all set to commence the new batch for absolute beginners at our Borivali center from Saturday, the 28th of June, 2014. The beginner's course will run for 12-sessions with batches scheduled twice-a-week on Mondays (7.15 to 8.30 pm) and Saturdays (3 to 4.15 pm).  The course will conclude in...
Published: June 23, 2014

Dear students, I hope you must have enjoyed well deserved summer holidays and, by now, you must have been rejuvenated with energy and enthusiasm! Our chess school will commence its activity for the new academic year 2014-2015 with renewed pledge, new ideas and training methods so as to achieve...
Published: May 26, 2014