Jagadeesh Siddharth, 12 y, advances to board 3

Jagadeesh Siddharth, Singapore. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

Jagadeesh Siddhart, Singapore, belongs to the golden generation of talents born 2007 in Stockholm Chess Challenge, sponsored by Data Respons.

The young Jagadeesh Siddharth won his game on Saturday evening against Sweden’s hope Theodor Kenneskog and will sit on board 3 on this Sunday during the tournament´s round 4.

The round starts at 10:00 AM CET and the web TV coverage with WCM Ellen Sofia Kakulidis and IM Martin Lokander starts at 10:30 AM CET. Follow all the action here.

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17.00: Round 3 of Stockholm Chess Challenge

Shah Dev, India and Hampus Sörensen, Sweden, two talented players in Stockholm Chess Challenge. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

The round 3 will be played at 17:00 during this Saturday. The web TV broadcast will start at 17:30 PM CET.

You can follow all live action here.

To the press: The photos from the tournament are free to use as long as you get credit to photographer Lars OA Hedlund.

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Follow Stockholm Chess Challenge live on web TV

Your TV hosts: Ellen Sofia Kakulidis and Martin Lokander. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

IM Martin Lokander and WCM Ellen Sofia Kakulidis are your hosts in the web TV coverage of Stockholm Chess Challenge.

On the live page you can see the broadcast, the live boards and even chat. Follow the action here.

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Stockholm Chess Challenge 2019: Game on!

The first round of Stockholm Chess Challenge. Pics from the playing venue, the opening ceremony and of Savitha B Shri. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

The 4th Stockholm Chess Challenge sponsored by Data Respons started on Friday with 18 participants, all eager to win the tournament or get an IM- or GM-norm.

The tournament started with a blast for the young Indian girl Savitha B Shri, the current world champion for female under 12 years old. She won against Sweden’s Kaan Kücüksari who came back after a surgery (!) on hospital last weekend.

Two rounds will be played during this Saturday. The rounds start at 10 AM CET and 5 PM CET. You can follow the live boards here.

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The GM parade in Stockholm Chess Challenge 2019

Kirill Stupak, Belarus (2547), Nikita Maiorov, Belarus (2540) and Erik Blomqvist, Sweden (2496) are the GM:s so far in Stockholm Chess Challenge 2019. Dates: 26 April–1 May.

The organization committee still accept late GM entries and can give conditions. Interested? Please email ingemar.falk@mail.com

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