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Pravin Thipsay Chess

Pravin Thipsay Chess

Praveen Mahadeo Thipsay (born 12 August 1959) is an Indian chess Grandmaster. He won the Indian Chess Championship in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1992, 1993 and 1994 and played for India in the Chess Olympiads of 1982, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1998 and 2002. In 1998, he tied for 4-7th with Sergey Zagrebelny, Mohamad Al-Modiahki and Amanmurad Kakageldyev in the Asian Chess Championship in Tehran, in 2004 tied for 2nd–6th behind Marat Dzhumaev in Pune and in the same year tied for 2nd–3rd with Saidali Iuldachev and Chakkravarthy Deepan in Lucknow. In 2007, he won the FIDE Rated All India Open Chess Tournament in Mangalore.