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Heartiest congratulations to Samika and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 7th Mar 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Samika Maheshwari for a great performance in 2nd AAMDAR CHASAK ALL INDIA OPEN FIDE RAPID RATING CHESS TOURNAMENT 2024

She stood 4th in the Under 12 category.

Heartiest congratulations to Ansar Sir and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 6th Mar 2024

Please join us in congratulate👏🏻 dear Ansar Pachwadkar Sir for achieving the title of Arena FIDE Master.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 6th Mar 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 2nd AAMDAR CHASAK ALL INDIA OPEN FIDE RAPID RATING CHESS TOURNAMENT 2024

He stood 4th in the Under 12 category by scoring 6 points out of 9 rounds and also increased his ELO Rating by 48.

Heartiest congratulations to Mihir and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 28th Feb 2024

Please join us in congratulate👏🏻 dear Mihir Rampally for achieving the title of Arena Candidate Master.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 28th Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 1ST RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT BRIGHT BISHOPS CHESS ACADEMY UNDER 11.

He stood 2nd position by scoring 5/6 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 23rd Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in the 2024 Coventry Open Inter.

He stood Joint second position by scoring 3.5/5 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Yash and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 21st Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Yash Parmar for a great performance in Grand Prix-2 NCYCC Canadian Youth Chess Championship Qualifiers (CYCC)

He stood 6th and qualified for the Ontario Chess Challenge (OCC)

Heartiest congratulations to Akshit and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 5th Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Akshit Videkar for a great performance in LOKMAT MAHA GAMES NANDED 2024

He stood 1st in the under 10 category by scoring 6 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 2nd Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in 36th Birmingham Rapidplay Inter

He stood 1st by scoring 6.5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 1st Feb 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in Vinayak Navyug Mitra Mandal 15th One day Rapid State Level Tournament OPEN.

He scored 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Aarav and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 29th January 2024

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Aarav Dhayagude

for a great performance in 1st Bangalore International Grandmasters Open Chess Tournament-2024 (Category ‘C’)

He stood 3rd in the Under 12 category by scoring 6.5 out of 10 rounds, and increased his rating by ELO 96.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 17th January 2024

Please join us to appreciate 👏🏻 dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in 2024 Shropshire Congress: Inter

He stood 1st by scoring 4.5 out of 5 points.

Heartiest congratulations to the winners of VCA 34th Internal Tournament and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 25th Dec 2023

We are excited to announce the winners of VCA’s 34th Internal Tournament held on 3rd December 2023.

The tournament was conducted in the below four categories –

➡️ Beginners section

➡️ Pre Intermediate section

➡️ Intermediate section

➡️ Parents section

Students showed active participation in the tournament which was held in two different time slots.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 34th Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Thank you

Heartiest congratulations to Yash and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 22nd Dec 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Yash Ankaikar for achieving the title of Arena FIDE Master (AFM)

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 11th Dec 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in SPF CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 GROUP 9-11.

He secured the 2nd position in the Under 9-11 category by scoring 6/7 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 4th Dec 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in the East Midlands Grand Prix Under 12.

He stood 1st by scoring perfect 6/6 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 4th Dec 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Vismay Sachar for a good performance in Sports Hub Junior Blitz Tournament (Under-15) – FIDE Rated.

He stood 3rd by scoring 6 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Avadhoot and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 24th Nov 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Avadhoot Brahme and the entire team of Sanskriti school Bhukum TEAM A for a great performance in the Flame Maidan Chess Team Championship.

The team was unbeatable and scored a perfect 4/4 points, securing the 1st position.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 1st Nov 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 1st EKAM OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT – 2023 (Under 13).

Om stood 3rd by scoring 5.5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Kanika and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 30th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Kanika Sane for a great performance in Age Category Open Chess Tournament 2023.

Kanika stood 2nd by scoring 4 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Dara and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 30th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Dara Koushik for a great performance in 1st Late Raja Gupta memorial U-13 Chess Championship 2023.

He stood 6th by scoring 4.5 points out of 6 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Nimit and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 26th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Nimit Gautam and the entire team of SALWAN PUBLIC SCHOOL SECTOR 15-(II) for a great performance in CBSE NORTH ZONE-II CHESS TOURNAMENT-2023, U14 Mixed.

Nimit scored 5/6 points for the team to secure in 3rd position.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 22nd October 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in DKCA All India Open Fide Rated Chess Tournament 2023, which was held in Town Hall, Mangalore, Karnataka.

He stood 1st in the Under 15 category by scoring 6 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to the winners of VCA 33rd Internal Tournament and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 21st October 2023

We are excited to announce the winners of VCA’s 33rd Internal Tournament held on 8th October 2023.

The tournament was conducted in the below four categories –

➡️ Beginners section

➡️ Pre Intermediate section

➡️ Intermediate section

➡️ Parents section

Students showed active participation in the tournament which was held in two different time slots.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 32nd Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Thank you

Heartiest congratulations to Soham and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 17th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Soham Gundawar for a great performance in GIIS Nagpur Inter School-Boys Chess Championship 2023.

He scored 5 points out of 8 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Vihan and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 17th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Vihan Deshmukh for a great performance in Rotary Club of Pune Synergy Open Rapid Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 6 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 9th October 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in Rotary Club of Pune Synergy Open Rapid Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

Om stood 2nd (Runner up) in U-11 Boys Category by scoring 6 points out of 9 rounds.

Congratulations to all the Winners!

Date : 2nd October 2023

See you soon in VCL Season 4

Heartiest congratulations to Prashansa and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 22nd September 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Prashansa Dwivedi for a great performance in U17 Girls – DSO PCMC – District Selection Chess Championship 2023.

Prashansa stood 3rd by scoring 8 points out of 9 rounds & also qualified for the Zonal Tournament.

Heartiest congratulations to Vraj and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 16th September 2023

Please join us to congratulate 👏🏻 dear Vraj Bhujbal for a great performance in U14 Boys – DSO PCMC – District Selection Chess Championship 2023

Vraj secured 4th position by scoring 8 points out of 9 rounds. He also qualified for the Zonal Tournament.

Heartiest congratulations to Hrudhan and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 15th September 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Hrudhan Moghe for a great performance in U14 Boys – DSO PCMC – District Selection Chess Championship 2023

Hrudhan secured joint 1st position by scoring 8.5 points out of 9 rounds & remained unbeatable!

He also qualified for the Zonal Tournament.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 11th September 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in Warwickshire Blitz Championship Inter 2023.

Dhairya stood 2nd by scoring 10 points out of 14 rounds. He received a cash prize of £60.

Congratulations to GM Gukesh D and best wishes for future tournaments.

Date : 1st September 2023

Today is the big day in the history of Indian chess as the FIDE rating list is updated on 1st September. It is the first time ever in 37 years that we have a new India no.1 (apart from Anand).

A huge congratulations to 17-year-old Gukesh for doing something that no one has done before ! He is now rated 2758.4 and is world no.8. Vishy Anand is rated 2754 and is now world no.9!

We congratulate all the winners of the 32nd Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Date : 31st Aug 2023

We are glad to announce the winners of VCA’s 32nd Internal Tournament held on 20th August 2023.

The tournament was conducted in the below four categories –
➡️ Beginners section

➡️ Pre Intermediate section

➡️ Intermediate section

➡️ Parents section

Students showed active participation in the tournament which was held in two different time slots. Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.
Thank you

Heartiest congratulations to Szurina and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 23rd Aug 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Szurina Vasarhelyi for a great performance in the LATE SMT PREMLATA OMPRAKASH AGARWAL All Goa Open Rapid Fide Rating Chess Tournament.

She stood 1st in the U9 Girls Category by scoring 5.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Gukesh

Date : 4th Aug 2023

D Gukesh is now India’s No. 1 
He has overtaken the legendary Vishwanathan Anand who held the rank for more than 35 years!!

Gukesh currently has a live rating of 2755.9, whereas Anand has a rating of 2754. Also, he entered into the top 10 in the World’s rankings, currently he is in 9th position.

Heartiest congratulations to Tejas and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 2nd Aug 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Tejas Choubey for a great performance in Inter School Zonal Chess Tournament.

He stood 2nd by scoring 5 points out of 6 rounds.

Congratulations to his family, coaches and everyone involved in the journey!

Date : 26th July 2023

Aditya Samant is the now 83rd Grandmaster of India, and the 5th Grandmaster from Pune! 

We remember seeing him as a young kid who played local tournaments in the city and today he has achieved the highest title in chess. Great achievement! 

Heartiest congratulations to Neha and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 26th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Neha Bhatkhande for a great performance in Shree Rajendra Konde Birthday Celebration One Day Rapid Chess Tournament 2023.

She stood 2nd in the below 1200 Female category by scoring 2.5 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 24th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in Inter School Chess Tournament – 2023

He stood 1st in U10 category.

Heartiest congratulations to Aarav and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 17th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Aarav Dhayagude for a great performance in 1st KCA Pune Open Rapid Chess Tournament – U12.

He stood 5th by scoring 5.5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Anay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 16th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Anay Mandhanya for a great performance in Blue Ridge Public School and Junior College Rapid Chess Tournament – 2023. He stood 2nd by scoring 5.5 points out of 6 rounds.

Dainik Bhaskar has mentioned Victorious Chess Academy as one among the top most chess academies

Date : 20th July 2023

We are thrilled to share some wonderful news with you! Recently Dainik Bhaskar (one of leading Hindi newspapers) has mentioned Victorious Chess Academy as one among the top most chess academies.

Thank you everyone for being the part of VCA family

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 5th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 16th G H Raisoni Memorial International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 6.5 points out of 11 rounds

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 4th July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in 16th G H Raisoni Memorial International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 7 points out of 11 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Ishan and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 2nd July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Ishan Ganguly for a great performance in 16th G H Raisoni Memorial International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 7 points out of 11 rounds and increased his Rating by ELO 38.

Heartiest congratulations to Avadhoot and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 2nd July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Avadhoot Brahme for a great performance in 16th G H Raisoni Memorial International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 7 points out of 11 rounds and increased his Rating by ELO 42.

Heartiest congratulations to Hrudhan and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 1st July 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Hrudhan Moghe for a great performance in 16th G H Raisoni Memorial International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 7 points out of 11 rounds and increased his Rating by ELO 64.

Heartiest congratulations to Nimai and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 31th June 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Nimai Kataria for a great performance in the Inter House Chess Competition which was held in Springdales School, Dubai.

He stood 1st in the Tournament.

Heartiest congratulations to Neha and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 19th June 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Neha Bhatkhande for a great performance in 1st LATE SHRI.SHANKAR DATTATREY SAMUDRA MEMORIAL RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT, PUNE.

She stood 1st in the Best women category by scoring 4 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Hrudaya and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 12th June 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Hrudaya Sawant for a great performance in the Finland Youth Chess Championship 2023.

She stood 5th by scoring 4.5/7 rounds in the U-10 Category and won a Silver Medal.

Heartiest congratulations to Pranawi and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 10th June 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Pranawi Dasari for a great performance in Inter School Sports Chess Competition 2023 which was held in The Indian Community School, Kuwait.

She won a Gold Medal in the tournament.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhruv and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 28th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Dhruv Mahesh for a great performance in the Singapore Chess Infinity-FIDE U10 Rapid Tournament, which was held in Hotel Jen Singapore.

He stood 3rd by scoring 4.5 points out of 7 rounds.

He scored 5.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 52.

Heartiest congratulations to Vedant and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 26th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vedant Doiphode for a great performance in Late Bharatbai Halkude Memorial Chess Festival 2023 8th All India Open Fide Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament.

He scored 5.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 52.

Heartiest congratulations to Advaith and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 26th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Advaith Krishnan for a great performance in Late Bharatbai Halkude Memorial Chess Festival 2023 8th All India Open Fide Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament.

He scored 5.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 104.

Heartiest congratulations to Hrudhan and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 25th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Hrudhan Moghe for a great performance in Late Bharatbai Halkude Memorial Chess Festival 2023 8th All India Open Fide Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament.

He scored 5.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by ELO 56.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 24th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in Late Bharatbai Halkude Memorial Chess Festival 2023 8th All India Open Fide Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament.

He scored 5.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Tanishq and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 23rd May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Tanishq Bindal for a great performance in the Inter-house school Chess Tournament for Class 5, which was held in Delhi Public School GBN, Noida.

He stood 1st and won a gold medal.

Heartiest congratulations to Vihan and best wishes for the future tournaments... 🌸🌸🌸

Date : 21st May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vihan Deshmukh for a great performance in LBHM Chess Festival 2023 All India Open International Rating Chess Tournament.

Vihan stood 2nd in the Category of 1000-1100.

He scored 6 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 141.

Heartiest congratulations to Advaith and best wishes for the future tournaments...

Date : 20th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Advaith Krishnan for a great performance in LBHM Chess Festival 2023 All India Open International Rating Chess Tournament.

Advaith stood 1st in the Category of 1000 – 1100.

He scored 6.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 88.

Heartiest congratulations to Szurina and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 10th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Szurina Vasarhelyi for a good performance in the 1st UNITY ALL INDIA OPEN FIDE RAPID RATED CHESS TOURNAMENT 2023.

She scored 4 points out of 9 rounds.

We are glad to announce the winners of VCA’s 30th Internal Tournament held on 22nd and 23rd April 2023.

The tournament was conducted in the below four categories –

  • Beginners section
  • Chess Course section
  • Intermediate and Advanced section
  • Parents section

Students from different countries showed active participation in the tournament which was held in two different time slots.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 30th Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Heartiest congratulations to Dhanwin and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 8th May 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Dhanwin Prasath for a great performance in Trichy Dist Lvl Children & Open Chess Tournament 2023.

He scored 4 points out of 6 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Aarav and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 28th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Aarav Dhayagude for a great performance in All India Open Below 1600 FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2023.

He stood 5th in the under 11 category by scoring 5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Vihan and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 25th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Vihan Deshmukh for a great performance in 2nd KICC OPEN Rapid Tournament.

Vihan stood 2nd in the U11 category by scoring 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 23rd April 2023

Please join us to congratulate👏🏻 dear Om Ramgude for a fantastic performance in PUNE DISTRICT SELECTION UNDER-11 BOYS CHESS TOURNAMENTS.

Om stood 6th in the U-11 category by scoring 6 points out of 8 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 18th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in 44th Jassim Mohammed Fakhroo Championship at Al-Oruba Club.

Vismay scored 6 points out of 9 rounds and increased his Rating by Elo 50.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 17th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a good performance in 1st MLA Chasak FIDE Rapid Rating Chess Tournament 2023 which was held in Kalyan West. He stood 2nd in the U-10 Category by scoring 5.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 8th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in IDA Cup International Open Chess Tournament-2023 (Below 1800 Elo Category), which was held in Indore.

He stood 1st in the U-10 category by scoring 4.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Avadhoot and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 7th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Avadhoot Brahme for a great performance in IDA Cup International Open Chess Tournament-2023 (Below 1800 Elo Category), which was held in Indore.

Avadhoot scored 6 points out of 9 rounds. He increased his Rating by Elo 76 and received a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-.

Heartiest congratulations to Dhruv and best wishes for the future tournaments

Date : 4th April 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Dhruv Mahesh for a great performance in Ang Mo Kio CC WEC Junior (Boys) Chess Challenge 2023 – UNDER 12, which was held in Singapore.

He stood 10th by scoring 4 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest Congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 12th March 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for winning 3rd ACA Classical Fide Rated Chess Tournament, which was held in Bahrain.

Vismay was unbeatable, scoring a perfect 5/5 points to take first place.

Heartiest Congratulations to Vihan and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 4th March 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vihan Deshmukh for a great performance in Aapulki Chashak Chess Championship (Under 15) Pune, One Day Rapid.

He scored 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest Congratulations to Satvik and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 2nd March 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Satvik Bhave for a fantastic performance in Aapulki Chashak Chess Championship (Under 15) Pune, One Day Rapid.

Satvik stood 15th out of 231 players by scoring 5.5 points out of 7 rounds

Heartiest Congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 28st February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in 18th Bahrain Chess Academy Classic Fide Rated Chess Tournament which was held in Bahrain

Vismay increased his rating by ELO 60 points with the score of 5 points out of 7 rounds.

29th Internal Tournament Winners

Date : 21st February 2023

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 29th Internal Tournament on 11th and 12th  February 2023.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 29th Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Heartiest Congratulations to Om and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 20th February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a fantastic performance in Shri Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open Rapid Rating Chess Tournament which was held in Pune, Maharashtra.

Om increased his rating by ELO 103 points with the score of 5.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest Congratulations to Disha and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 18th February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Disha Dhore and her entire team of Savitribai Phule Pune University for a great performance in West Zone Inter-University Women Chess Tournament 2022-23.

Disha scored 5.5/7 rounds for her team, and the team secured 1st position.

Heartiest Congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 13th February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in Chalakudi Below 1600 Inter National FIDE Rated Chess Tournament, which was held at Kerala.

He stood 7th in the U-15 category by scoring 6 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest Congratulations to Siddharth Venkatraghavan and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 8th February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Siddharth Venkatraghavan for a great performance in Dr. Gandhi Chess Trophy One Day Rapid Chess Tournament U-9.

He scored 5 points out of 7 rounds and secured 6th position in U9 category.

Heartiest Congratulations to Om and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 7th February 2023

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for a fantastic performance in 1st V4 Chess International Open FIDE Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament 2023, which was held at Hyderabad, Telangana.

He scored 6 points out of 9 rounds and increased his ELO Rating by 92 points. Om Stood 4th in ELO Rating 1000 to 1200 and received Rs15,000/- Cash prize.

Heartiest Congratulations to Avadhoot Brahme and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 6th February 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Avadhoot Brahme for a great performance in 1st V4 Chess International Open FIDE Rating Below 1600 Chess Tournament 2023, which was held at Hyderabad, Telangana.

He scored 6.5 points out of 9 rounds and increased his ELO Rating by 42 points.

Congratulations to our Champions and all the players who have participated and given an outstanding performance.

Date : 3rd February 2023

We are glad to announce that the VCA Blitz Championship – 2023 was successfully completed.
Congratulations to our Champions and all the players who have participated and given an outstanding performance.
Keep it up Champions and stay tuned for more tournaments.

Heartiest Congratulations to Aarav and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 1st February 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Aarav Dhayagude for a great performance in 14th One Day Rapid State Level Chess Tournament Under 10 Category.

He stood 7th by scoring 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest Congratulations to Chinmay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 31th January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Chinmay Reddy for a great performance in 14th Vinayak Navayug Mitra Mandal Chess Championship Under 10 Category.

He stood 5th by scoring 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Om and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 30th January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 14th Vinayak Navayug Mitra Mandal Chess Championship Under 10 Category.

He scored 6 points out of 7 rounds to claim the Championship Title. Om has received a nice trophy and cash price of Rs 2500/-.

Congratulations to our Champions and all the Players

Date : 29th January 2023

We are glad to announce that the VCA Rapid Championship – 2023 was successfully completed.

Congratulations to our Champions and all the Players who have participated and given an outstanding performance.

Keep it up Champions and stay tuned for more tournaments.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 16th January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Vismay Sachar from Bahrain, for a great performance in 31st Bahrain Chess Academy Rapid FIDE Rating Tournament.

He stood 3rd by scoring 6 points out of 7 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Chirag Reddy and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 10th January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Chirag Reddy for a great performance in Joseph D’souza Memorial Under 10 Rapid Tournament.

He stood 5th by scoring 6 points out of possible 8 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Chinmay Reddy and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 9th January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Chinmay Reddy for a great performance in Joseph D’souza Memorial Under 10 Rapid Tournament.

He stood 2nd by scoring 6.5 points out of possible 8 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Om Ramgude and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 3rd January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in 360 One Mumbai U-13 Junior FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2022, which was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

He stood 3rd in the U-9 category by scoring 5.5 points out of possible 9 rounds .

Heartiest congratulations to Aarav Dhaygude and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 2nd January 2023

Please join us in congratulating dear Aarav Dhaygude for a great performance in Late ShikshanMaharshi Shivajirao konde Memorial Open Chess Tournament Under 10, which was held in Nigdi, Pune.

He secured 2nd Position by scoring 6 points out of possible 7 rounds.

28th Internal Tournament Winners

Date : 18th December 2022

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 28th Internal Tournament on 18th December 2022.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 28th Internal Tournament and wish them all the very best for their next adventures!

Heartiest congratulations to Shriya Gautam and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 12th December 2022

Please join us in congratulating dear Shriya Gautam for a great performance in Haryana State U-14 Girls Chess Tournament 2022.
Shriya Gautam played for the GURUGRAM Team.
She scored 3 out of 3, and the team scored 14.5 out of 20, securing 3rd place.

Heartiest congratulations to Nimit Gautam and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 12th December 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Nimit Gautam for a great performance in Haryana U-11 boys Offline Chess Championship 2022, which was held in Ambala, Haryana.
He scored 5.5 points out of possible 6 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Shrihaan Karmakar and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 12th December 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Shrihaan Karmakar for a great performance in the Andaman and Nicobar State Selection Trial U-9 Offline Chess Championship – 2022.
He scored 4 points out of possible 5 rounds.

 

Heartiest congratulations to Dhairya Pandya and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 7th December 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Dhairya Pandya for a great performance in the London Junior Under 12 Chess Championship 2022, which was held at Twickenham.

He scored 5 points out of possible 6 rounds, and qualified for the London Junior Chess Championship Under 12 Major Finals.

Congratulations Toshali V. and best wishes for future events

Date : 2nd December 2022

Please join us to congratulate WFM Toshali V. ma’am for a great performance in the 41st Andhra Pradesh State Women Senior Team Chess Championship 2022, which was held at Chennai.

She scored a perfect 7/7 points and was placed 1st in the merit list .

Heartiest congratulations to Toshali ma’am and best wishes for future tournaments…

Congratulations Hrudhan Moghe and best wishes for future events

Date : 2nd December 2022

Dear all,

Please join us to congratulate dear Hrudhan Moghe for getting an International FIDE Rating of ELO 1205.

Heartiest congratulations to Keyur Mhetre and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 25th November 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Keyur Mhetre for a great performance in 1st TMCA Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2022, which was held in Chinchwad, Pune.

He scored 5.5 points out of possible 9 rounds, and increased ELO Rating by 121 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Yash Watarkar and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 23rd November 2022

Dear all,

Please join us to congratulate Yash Watarkar Sir and the entire team of MIT – WPU for a great performance in West Zone Inter-University Chess Championship 2022, and they were qualified for University Chess Nationals.

Yash Sir was unbeatable and scored perfect 7/7 points for the team to secure it’s place for the Nationals.

Heartiest congratulations to the entire team and best wishes for Nationals…

Heartiest congratulations to Avadhoot Brahme and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 21st November 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Avadhoot Brahme for a great performance in 1st TMCA Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2022, which was held in Chinchwad, Pune.

He scored 6 points out of possible 9 rounds, and increases ELO Rating by 20 points.

Heartiest congratulations to Om Ramgude and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 18th November 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Om Ramgude for a great performance in the 3rd Dombivli Kalyan International Open FIDE Rapid Rating Chess Tournament 2022, which was held in Kalyan, Maharashtra.

He secured 8th position in the U-8 category, and he scored 5 1/2 points out of possible 9 rounds.

Congratulations Bhakti Kulkarni and Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa and best wishes for future events

Date : 16th November 2022

Heartiest congratulations to Bhakti Kulkarni and Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa for getting selected to receive the prestigious Arjuna award for their outstanding chess performance! They will receive their awards from the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30th November, 2022.

Your journey in chess is an inspiration to many. Wishing you both all the glory in the world…

Read the full press release by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, including the names of all 25 Arjuna awardees 2022:

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1875896

Congratulations Shrihaan Karmakar and best wishes for future events

Date : 14th November 2022

Dear all,

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Shrihaan Karmakar for a great performance in Andaman and Nicobar State Open Chess Selection Championship 2022 Tournament, which was held at JNRM Auditorium, Port Blair.

He stood 1st in the U-8 Boys category and in the overall rankings, he ranked 15th.

Shrihaan achieved 6.5 points out of possible 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Shrihaan and best wishes for future tournaments… 🌸🌸🌸

Congratulations Vismay Sanchar and best wishes for future events

Date : 12th November 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in the 30th Bahrain Chess Academy (BCA) Rapid Fide Rated Tournament 2022, which was held in Bahrain.
He stood 2nd in the U-14 category, he achieved 6 points out of 7 rounds.
Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments… 🌸🌸🌸

Heartiest congratulations to Mrudul Rao and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 11th November 2022

Please join us to 🎉👏 congratulate our student dear Mrudul Rao for a great performance in the 51st KVS National Sports Meet 2022-23 (U-17)Tournament.
He scored 6 points out of 8 rounds and stood in 7th position.
Heartiest congratulations to Mrudul and best wishes for future tournaments.🎉🎉

Congratulations Vismay Sanchar and best wishes for future events

Date : 10th November 2022

Please join us to 🎉👏congratulate our student dear Vismay Sachar for a great performance in the 8th BRDCA Online Open Chess Tournament 2022. He stood in 7th position in the U-14 category, he achieved 7.5 points out of 10 rounds. Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments.

Congratulations Aarya Kadam and best wishes for future events

Date : 3rd November 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student dear Aarya kadam for a great performance in the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) chess nationals 2022, U-14 girls category tournament, which was held in Amritsar. She represented Maharashtra and Goa at the nationals.
During her selection process, she first went through school team, then zonal and then regionals, held in Mumbai.
She scored 4 points out of 8 rounds for her team. By her great performance she helped the team to win the Gold Medal and a Team Trophy.

Heartiest congratulations to Toshali ma'am and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 2nd November 2022

Please join us to congratulate WFM Toshali V. ma’am for a great performance in the ANDHRA PRADESH STATE SENIOR WOMEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP – 2022 which was conducted in the month of Oct 2022
She scored 6.5 points out of possible 7 rounds to claim the championship title.

27th Internal Tournament Winners

Date : 19th October 2022

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 27th Internal Tournament on 9th October 2022.
Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.
We congratulate all the winners of the 27th Internal Tournament and wish all the very best for their next adventures!

Heartiest congratulations to Shrihaan and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 19th October 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Shrihaan Karmakar for a great performance in the D.A.V Krida Kendram International Open Fide Rating Rapid & Blitz Chess Tournament – 2022 which was held in Chennai.
He stood 5 out of 9 rounds and secured 9th place in the U-8 category in Rapid merit list.

Well done Siddharth and keep up the good work

Date : 19th October 2022

Please join us to congratulate our student Siddharth Venkat from Magarpatta branch for his wonderful performance in the recently concluded Inamdar Chess Tournament in Pune
Siddharth participated in the Under 9 age category and secured 5th position.
He scored 5 points out of 7, and showed a good fighting spirit by playing every round till the end.

Heartiest congratulations to Rishika and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 17th October 2022

Please join us to 👏🏻 congratulate dear Rishika Bhagia ♚ for a great performance in the Nahar Amrit Shakti tournament which was conducted in #Mumbai.
She stood 1st in the U-9 girls category.

Heartiest congratulations to Disha and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 16th October 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Disha Dhore for a great performance in the Inter-collegiate Chess Women Tournament at pune. She has secured 1st position and scored 7.5 points out of 9 rounds.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 16th October 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar from Bahrain for a great performance in the Indian Club Chess Tournament. He has secured 11th position out of 140 participants and he stood 1st in the U-14 category. It was a Rapid tournament.

We are very happy and thrilled to announce the WINNERS of the Victorious Chess League (VCL) Season 2

Date : 8th October 2022

A big thank you to all the owners for believing and investing in VCA players. 💯🙏🏼
Thank you to all players for active participation in the tournament 💯
Together we have successfully completed Victorious chess League – Season 2 👏🏼😇

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments

Date : 24th September 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Vismay Sachar from Bahrain for a great performance in the recent BCC Rapid Chess Tournament 2022. He stood second in this tournament.

http://chess-results.com/tnr677473.aspx?lan=1

Congratulate to dear Dhairya Pandya

Date : 16th September 2022

Dhairya stood 3rd in UK U10 online Gigafinals by winning 6 out of 7 games… 💐💐💐

Neil Natrajan for securing joint first position in the U1100 section of the 72nd Oregon Open 2022

Congratulate to dear Neil Natrajan for securing joint first position in the U1100 section of the 72nd Oregon Open 2022

The tournament was held from 3rd to 5th September 2022 in Portland.

Neil scored 5 points and remained unbeatable to claim the title!

Congratulations dear Neil and best wishes for future events… 🌸🌸🌸

Date : 13th September 2022

Congratulations to Vismay Sachar

Date : 7st September 2022

Congratulations to dear Vismay Sachar from Bahrain for a great performance in recently concluded Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2022

Vismay participated in following 3 categories :

▪️ Open Classical – scored 4.5/9

▪️ Junior Classical – scored 5.5/9

▪️ Junior Blitz – 7.5/11


He also managed to click some pictures with elite chess personalities.

Heartiest congratulations to Vismay and best wishes for future tournaments… 🌸🌸🌸

Congratulations to Avadhoot Brahme

Date : 1st September 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Avadhoot Brahme for increasing his rating by ELO 47 points in rating tournament at Hyderabad.

The tournament was held in Bhimavaram, West Godawari District, Andhrapradesh from 4th to 6th Oct 2022

Congratulations dear Avadhoot and best wishes for future events… 🌸🌸🌸

Congratulations to Ayan Karmokar

Date : 1st September 2022

Congratulations dear Ayan Karmokar for getting an International rating with the performance of ELO 1132 at tournament in Hyderabad… 💐💐💐

Congratulations Om and best wishes for future events

Date : 30th August 2022

Please join us to congratulate dear Om Ramgude for securing 2nd position in U-9 category of Maharashtra State Selection Under 11 Open FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2022 at Ratnagiri, Pune.
He has scored 5 points out of possible 8 rounds to claim the Runners up position in U-9 category.

Pranav Anand becomes India's 76th Grandmaster

The 15-year-old boy from Karnataka scored his first GM-norm in 8th Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival in December 2021. Then he earned his second GM-norm at Vezerkepzo GM March 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. The final GM-norm was scored at Biel International Chess Festival: 2022. He scored the last two GM-norms in just eight games.

He started his World Youth 2022 Under-16 Open campaign with a rating of 2494. In the penultimate round, he defeated IM Emin Ohanyan (ARM) to cross 2500 in the live ratings and become India’s latest GM.

Congratulations to Pranav, his family and his coaches… 💐💐💐

Congratulations to Avadhoot Brahme

Date : 30th August 2022

Congratulations dear Avadhoot Brahme for increasing rating by ELO 22 points in rating tournament at Hyderabad… 💐💐💐

Congratulations to Om Ramgude

Date : 30th August 2022

Congratulations dear Om Ramgude for increasing rating by ELO 100 points in rating tournament at Hyderabad… 💐💐💐

Congratulations to Shrihaan Karmakar for a wonderful performance in the recently concluded Port Blair Open Chess Tournament 2022

Date : 17th August 2022

Congratulate to our student Shrihaan Karmakar for a wonderful performance in the recently concluded Port Blair Open Chess Tournament 2022.

Shrihaan scored an impressive 5 points out of 7 to clinch the 1st prize in the Under 8 Boys category

In all the rounds Shrihaan showed tremendous resilience and in the rounds which he lost as well he fought till the end – True sign of great Chess career ahead.

Congratulations to Shrihaan 💐💐💐

Keep up the good work 👍👍👍

Akshaya B from Chennai for winning State Level School Championship at Chennai.

Date : 16th August 2022

Congratulate to dear Akshaya B from Chennai for winning State Level School Championship at Chennai.

The tournament was conducted by Sudarshanam Vidyaashram on 13th Aug 2022 at Thiruverkadu, Chennai.

Akshaya scored 6.5/7 points to claim the title

Congratulations Akshaya and best wishes for future events…

Dhairya Pandya from the United Kingdom for getting a very good rating as the beginning of his chess career

Dhariya

Date : 14th August 2022

Congratulate to dear Dhairya Pandya from the United Kingdom for getting a very good rating as the beginning of his chess career.

VCA student Dhairya Pandya (11yrs Old) from the United Kingdom has achieved remarkable ELO 1583 as a starting FIDE rating after completion of 28th 4NCL Congress Minor tournament in London.

Dhairya scored 3.5 points against higher rated players out of possible 5 games.

Congratulations Dhairya and best wishes for future events…

Dr. K.C.G. Memorial International FIDE rating tournament at Chennai.

akshaya-b-prize

Date : 13th August 2022

Congratulate to dear Akshaya B. for winning U-16 3rd prize in recently concluded Dr. K.C.G. Memorial International FIDE rating tournament at Chennai.

She scored 6/9 points and received a prize from the education minister of tamilnadu Mr. Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi.

Heartiest congratulations to Akshaya… 💐💐💐

Best wishes for a bright future ahead

Gujarat State Selection Chess TMT Under-7 Boys -2022

gujrath-chess-compitition-aarav-gujarathi

Date : 12th August 2022

Congratulate to dear Aarav Gujarathi who stood 2nd in GUJARAT STATE SELECTION CHESS TMT UNDER-7 BOYS -2022

The event was held from 11/06/2022 to 12/06/2022 at Sports Club of Gujarat, Navrangpura Ahmedabad.

Aarav sccored a whopping 6 points out of 7, and has been officially selected for the Nationals which will be played this year itself.

His news is published in today’s Maharashtra Sports newspaper on page number no 14.
Read More 

Congratulations to Aarav 
Keep up the good work

Andaman Nicobar Islands State Level U15 School Chess Tournament 2022

Date : 9th August 2022

Congratulate Shrihaan Karmakar who secured 5th position in the recently concluded Andaman Nicobar Islands State Level U15 School Chess Tournament 2022, and got selected to witness 44th Chess Olympiad to be conducted in Chennai in the first week of August, 2022.

India will be organising the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mahabalipuram

Chess Olympiad at Mahabalipuram

Chess Olympiad at Mahabalipuram

Date : 19th June 2022

India will be organizing the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu where 188 countries will be participating around the world.

The 44th Chess Olympiad will be special as first ever Torch Relay is happening for this event!

Our beloved Prime Minister will launch the Torch Relay on 19th June 2022

Best wishes to AICF and entire team for making it a grand success.

2nd prize in UK chess megafinals at Manchester

Dhariya

UK chess megafinals at Manchester

Date : 28th May 2022

Congratulate Dear Pandya Dhairya for winning 2nd prize in UK chess megafinals at Manchester

Dhairya came 2nd with score of 5/6 and he is now qualified to play gigafinals.

Victorious Chess Academy congratulates to Dhariya and best wishes for gigafinals.

U-19 Girls district championship 2022

U-19 Girls district championship 2022

Date : 29th May 2022

Victorious Chess Academy conducted to Akshaya B for winning U-19 Girls district championship 2022

The event was held on 29th May at Tiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu.

Akshaya won the event with perfect score of 4/4 and got selected for state level championship.

Congratulations to Akshaya and best wishes for state championship

2022 Kenilworth Junior Open Tournament

2022 Kenilworth Junior Open

Date : 23rd February 2022

Congratulate Dear Pandya Dhairya for winning Gold medal in Kenilworth Junior Open tournament.

He was unbeaten throughout and scored 5 points out of 5 rounds.


Victorious Chess Academy congratulates Pandya Dhairya for his brilliant performance and wishes him goodluck for future achievements!

23rd Internal Tournament Winners

23rd Internal Tournament Winners

Date : 2nd February 2022

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 23rd Internal Tournament on 23rd January 2022.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 23rdInternal Tournament and wish all the very best for their next adventures!

VCA Scholarship 2021

VCA Scholarship 2021

Date : 15th January 2022

Victorious Chess Academy conducted  VCA Scholarship tournament to encourage the budding champions of the academy.

We are happy to share that VCA Scholarship winners news is published in Daily Maharashtra Sports newspaper.

We congratulate all the winners of the VCA Scholarship 2021 and wish all the very best for their next adventures!

Victorious Chess Academy felicitates GM Harshit Raja

GM Harshit Raja

Date : 30th December 2021

VCA felicitates it’s former student GM Harshit Raja at main branch on 28th of December 2021, to honor and congratulate him on his achievement of becoming India’s 69th Grandmaster.
This event was interactive and Harshit shared his journey in chess to guide budding champions of the academy.
Thank you, Harshit Raja and family and all our guests for joining us for the felicitation ceremony.

Shrihaan Karmakar won 2nd Port Blair Open Chess Tournament U-8 category

Shrihaan Karmakar

Date : 14th December 2021

One of our brainy students, Shrihaan Karmakar from Andaman Nicobar Islands has won 2nd Port Blair Open Chess Tournament U-8 category held by Andaman Nicobar Chess association on 12th December 2021.
 
Victorious Chess Academy congratulates this super intelligent kid and wishes him good luck for his bright future!
 

British Junior Chess Championship

Sharvari standing in the middle with the Golden Trophy

Date : 1st December 2021

One of our brightest students, Sharvari Saharkar from the UK, has won the British Junior Chess Championship which happened on 13th and 14th of November. She stood first in the category of Under 8 Girls Rapid.
Victorious Chess Academy congratulates Sharvari for her brilliant performance and wishes her goodluck for future achievements!

Gargi Sane - National Instructor (NI)

National Instructor (NI)

Date : 25th November 2021

Congratulations to dear Gargi Sane ma’am for achieving the respectable title of National Instructor (NI) from World Chess Federation – FIDE

She is the first and only female candidate to achieve this title from VCA Pune.

Heartiest congratulations and kudos to your contribution for spreading chess through VCA

21st Internal Tournament Winners

Winners

Date : 3rd November 2021

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 21st Internal Tournament on 31st October 2021.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 21st Internal Tournament and wish all the very best for their next adventures!

BEGINNERS SECTION – B1
(Morning Session)
  • Aarav Avinash Dhaygude
  • Parth Nilesh Lomte
  • Neel Abhijit Shaha
BEGINNERS SECTION – B1
(Evening Session)
  • Arnav Singh
  • Ankur Kumar Srivastava
  • Ishan Jondhale
BEGINNERS SECTION – B2
(Morning Session)
  • Arnav Bhagwan Jadhav
  • Ishan Purkar
  • Aditya more

BEGINNERS SECTION – B2
(Evening Session)
  • Rohit Chakraborty
  • Vrinda Ajith
  • Neehal Ratan Jadala
CHESS COURSE SECTION
(Morning Session)
  • Neil Natarajan
  • Hrudhan Moghe
  • Nimit Gautam
CHESS COURSE SECTION
(Evening Session)
  • Akash Deep Singh
  • Vedansh Rawat
  • Naitik Jerath

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED SECTION
  • Om Sunil Salunke
  • Ansar M Pachwadkar
  • Mrudul Gururaja Rao
PARENTS SECTION
  • Bhagwan Jadhav
  • Rajib Chakraborty
  • Shrikrishna Kelkar

Bhavanya Panchumathi from Kuwait

Bhavanya Panchumathi

Date : 14th September 2021

One of our brightest students, Bhavanya Panchumathi from Kuwait recently did something illustrious in the chess world.

On the occasion of Kuwait National Day 2020, this 7 years old girl played her 1st international chess tournament in Kuwait and was awarded as the youngest girl in the tournament!

After that she participated in Andhra Pradesh State U10 Girls Chess Tournament 2021 and Online National Schools U07 Girls Online Chess Championship 2021. She stood 2nd in AP State U08 Girls Online Chess Championship-2021.

Victorious Chess Academy congratulates Bhavanya for her extraordinary performance! Sending all the good luck to Bhavanya for her future victories!

19th Internal Tournament Winners

Winners

Date : 3rd July 2021

Victorious Chess Academy conducted its 19th Internal Tournament on 27th June 2021.

Not only the students but also their parents actively participated in the tournament.

We congratulate all the winners of the 19th Internal Tournament and wish all the very best for their next adventures!

Akshaya B wins the School of Sports Chess Club Tournament

Akshaya B