Under 10
Name Nat Points Prize
1st Dev Shah IND 8 £200
Gold Trophy
2nd Boy Chirag Guha WLS 6
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy Nikhil Hakeem IND 4
Bronze Medal
Girls Champion Ananya Rishi Gupta IND 7.5 £150
2nd Girl Venetia Sivarajasingam WLS 6.5
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl Nicola Putter RSA 4.5
Bronze Medal
Under 12
Name Nat Points Prize
1st Shayanna Sivarajasingam WLS £200
Gold Trophy
2nd Girl WFM Tanishka Kotia IND £100
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl Rachel Lorna Smith SCO
Bronze Medal
Boys Champion Nugith Jayawarna ENG £50
2nd Boy Ben Volland SCO
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy Benjamin Choo Yin WLS
Bronze Medal
Under 14
Name Nat Points Prize
1st WFM R Vaishali IND 8 £200
Gold Trophy
2nd Girl Riya Savant IND 7 £100
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl WFM Aleida De Bruyn RSA 4
Bronze Medal
Boys Champion Murad Abdulla SCO 6 £25
2nd Boy CM Nitish Belurkar IND 6 £25
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy Euan Gray SCO 5.5
Bronze Medal
Under 16
Name Nat Points Prize
1st IM Chithambaram Aravindh IND 9 £200
Gold Trophy
2nd Boy Mohammad Nubairash Shaik IND 8 £100
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy Nicholas Evans WLS
Bronze Medal
Girls Champion V Varshini IND £50
2nd Girl Udhayasuriyan Ashwini IND
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl Caitlin Reid SCO
Bronze Medal
Under 18
Name Nat Points Prize
1st WFM R Vaishali IND 6 £150
Gold Trophy
2nd Girl PV Nandhidhaa IND 5
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl WFM V Varshini IND 5
Bronze Medal
Boys Champion  Akash PC Iyer IND 6 £150
2nd Boy Rishubh Naresh Naik IND 5.5
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy Peter Batchelor ENG 5.5
Bronze Medal
Under 20
Name Nat Points Prize
1st IM Chithambaram Aravindh IND 7.5 £200
Gold Trophy
2nd Boy GM Sahaj Grover IND 6.5
Silver Trophy
3rd Boy GM Rajpara Ankit IND 6.5
Bronze Medal
Girls Champion Catherina Michelle IND 5.5 £100
2nd Girl Ali Roy SCO 5
Silver Trophy
3rd Girl Krishna Anjana IND 5
Bronze Medal
Name Nat Points Prize
1st Krishna Karthik Venkata IND 5.5
Gold Trophy
2nd Inaganti Amarnath IND 5.5
Silver Trophy
3rd WIM Anto Jennitha IND 4.5
Bronze Medal
Open Championship
Name Nat Points Prize
Men’s Champion GM Deep Sengupta IND 7.5 £200
Women’s Champion WGM Kulkarni Bhakti IND 6.5 £200
1st = Gold Trophy GM Deep Sengupta IND 7.5 £1,500
1st = Silver Trophy IM Chithambaram Aravindh IND 7.5 £1,500
3rd Bronze Medal GM Abhijeet Gupta IND 7 £367
3rd = GM Das Debashis IND 7 £367
3rd = GM Babu Lalith IND 7 £367
2nd Women’s WGM Soumya Swaminathan IND 6.5
3rd Women’s IM Tania Sachdev IND 6
Scottish Championship
Name Nat Points Prize
Scottish Champion FM Alan Tate £500
Scenior Champion IM Mark Orr £200
Player of the Year IM Roddy McKay £100
Rating Prizes
Name Nat Points Prize
2375-2237 WGM Swaminathan Soumya IND 6.5 £100
2231-2124 WGM Bahkti Kulkarni IND 6.5 £100
2122-2010 WFM R Vaishali IND 6 £100
2002-1930 FM Mohamed Ozayr Bhawoodien RSA 6 £100
1926-1879 Peter Smith SCO 5 £100
1877-1800 Stephen Whatley GIB 5 £100
1795-1677 Paul Calderon USA 5 £100
1667-1474 Alice Lampard SCO 4.5 £100
1440 and Below Ananta Reddy RSA 4.5 £100

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Photos will be uploaded daily to this link


Provisional round publishing times

Junior events 3pm

Championship 10pm


WANTED – Games inputers.  If you will be at the Championships in the early evening and have a few minutes to spare your assistance in entering games would be greatly appreciated.



Important information for those staying in the Strathclyde University Accommodation.

I will be attending a ‘Registration Meeting in the Todd Centre from 6.30-8.00pm on Sunday.  WiFi Codes will be distributed there.




Welcome to the website of the Commonwealth Chess Championships.

This event will be held in Glasgow from 30 June to 8 July 2014.  The venue is Glasgow City College, 320 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G1 2TG.

The main event is the Championship which incorporates a number of other events including the Commonwealth Women’s Championship, the Scottish Championship and Senior Championships.  Junior titles within this event are the Commonwealth Under 20 and Under 18 events for both male and female players.

There are separate junior events at U16 (born 1998 or later), U14 (b 2000 or later), U12 (b 2002 or later) and U10 (b 2004 or later) levels.


Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city.  It is situated on the banks of the River Clyde.


http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2898 is Glasgow City website.  This gives details of the many (free) museums and architecturally significant buildings in the city.



  • The world famous Burrell Collection, a purpose-built gallery opened in 1984 to house the unorthodox and eclectic collection of artefacts gifted to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell
  • The magnificent Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum in Kelvingrove, which houses the city’s principal collection of paintings, and is Scotland’s most frequently visited free attraction
  • The Riverside Museum, with its ever popular collection of Glasgow Trams, locomotives, an exact reconstruction of a 1930′s Glasgow street
  • St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, the UK’s only museum celebrating the world’s many religions
  • Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, a brand new gallery set in the refurbished Stirling Library, and housing the city’s principal modern art collection
  • Scotland Street School, a former Charles Rennie Mackintosh School preserved as the city’s Museum of Education

Glasgow is home to Scotland’s principal performing arts organisations:

Glasgow has the largest retail sector outside of London.

Residents and visitors from around the UK and overseas are drawn to the city’s expanding shopping outlets, including:

  • Shopping malls like the chic and trendy Princes Square, the enormous St Enoch Centre, Sauchiehall Street Centre, the historical Argyle Arcade, and the Buchanan Galleries
  • Heading out of the city centre there is the convenience of the Parkhead Forge, Glasgow Fort and Silverburn shopping parks.
  • The main pedestrianised shopping thoroughfares of Sauchiehall Street, Buchanan Street and Argyle Street.
  • The unique and colourful Barras weekend street market
  • The smaller, characterful outlets of the city’s bohemian West End
  • A wide range of top class cafés, restaurants, pubs and wine bars

‘Glasgow’ means ‘dear green place’, recognising the fact that Glasgow has over 90 parks and open spaces, more than any other city its size. Many of them contain some of the city’s main galleries and attractions, facilities for recreational activities, and many fine examples of Victorian sculpture. Among their many features are:

  • Kelvingrove Park contains the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Galleries, the restored Stewart Memorial Fountain and one of the finest bronze statue collections in Europe.
  • Glasgow Green contains the impressive Winter Gardens and the People’s Palace Museum, the restored Doulton Fountain, Nelson’s Column, the MacLennan Arch, the Glasgow Green Football Academy and much more.
  • Queen’s Park also has a magnificent Glasshouse, a Scots Poets Rose Garden and a visitor centre
  • The exotic Victorian Kibble Palace in Botanic Gardens and the grand Winter Gardens on Glasgow Green
  • Victoria Park’s Fossil Grove, a fascinating display of fossilised tree trunks more than 300 million years old
  • The House for an Art Lover in Bellahouston Park, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh almost a century ago, and built using his original drawings
  • The International Rose Garden in Tollcross Park, venue for the city’s annual International Rose Trials. Tollcross Park also contains a magnificent restored Glasshouse, a restored courtyard, a children’s zoo, an interpretation centre, and an international sports centre complete with a 50 metre pool.
  • Highland cattle and Clydesdale horses in Pollok Country Park and Glasgow Green.

Further information on parks in Glasgow is available here.

Around Glasgow, ancient buildings and historical streets and monuments relate a fascinating and influential past:

  • Glasgow Cathedral marks the burial spot of St Mungo, the city’s founder and patron saint
  • While visiting Glasgow’s oldest house, the Provand’s Lordship, Mary Queen of Scots is said to have plotted the infamous murder of Darnley
  • On Glasgow Green – the city’s oldest public park – is the stone on which James Watt is said to have sat, pondering his revolutionary inventions which were to spark off the Industrial Revolution
  • The Merchant City, where Glasgow’s rich merchant traders built their mansions, banks and warehouses, has a charm and character of its own
  • The Trades Hall, a Robert Adam building situated in the Merchant City, is open to visitors, and available for hire. Entry free. Audio tour handsets available (£1.50).
  • The People’s Palace is a veritable treasure trove of Glasgow memorabilia, relating the story of the city’s social and political past.

Find out more about Glasgow’s History or take the Medieval City Trail .

  • Glasgow’s elegant streets are lined with some of the finest and most beautifully preserved Victorian buildings
  • The magnificent City Chambers, Glasgow’s municipal headquarters in George Square, stands as a proud statement to the city’s proud position during the 19th century as “Second City of the Empire.” Around the city are unique examples of Glasgow’s most renowned architect and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (including the famous Glasgow School of Art), and of the equally gifted Alexander “Greek” Thomson