circular of Maharashtra state Under-13 selection chess tournament.




WIM & National Women Champion Mrunalinee Kunte-Aurangabadkar started the Kunte's Chess Academy in the year 2007. Kunte Chess Academy was started to provide regular training for the students from beginners to titleholder players on daily basis. Each class contains not more than 12 students for a proper training. And groups are divided by according to playing strength of the players.

Today we have 4 branches in the city of Pune. Many of our students have performed well as State level, National level & International Level. Recently Ms. Soumya Swaminathan became Women GrandMaster, Aniruddha Deshpande Won the State open Championship & very recently Mohit Shenvi finished 2nd in State U-13 Chess Championship. WGM Eesha Karavade has achieved her three Men IM Norms and waiting to touch 2400 mark to become the 1st Women player to become IM from Maharashtra. Recently Prathamesh Mokal made his 1st GM norm in Delhi in Jan 09.

Apart from training in Pune, Academy has also held regular training camps by players like GM Ubilava – Trainer of World Champion V.Anand, IM NK Mishra, IM V. Koshy.
World Champion Anand with WIM Mrunalini Kunte

On 8th of March Academy will start its 1st Sunday event at its Kothrud premises.

Main thrust area of academy are –


Kutawal and Nargundkar won the Rapid Tournament

Yuvini's with U10 girls Blitz championship medal,at Australian Junior Chess Championship 2012.

Manas Pandit wins u-8 tournament

Rajat wins u-12 tournament

Vallabh Kavi, 5 year old prodigy of Kunte’s chess academy won Gold medal at Asian school Chess championship

Akshay Kore won the Alurkar memorial rapid chess tournament

New Branch opened at Poona club

Pruthu Excels In The Rapid Event

Prize winners of kunte's Chess Academy Aundh Branch

Internal U-8 Championship 2011

Soumya Qualifies for National Premier Championship

K. Praneeth Surya of AP win the championship

K.Praneeth Surya of AP leads.

11th Shree Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament

Atharva Wins The Under-17 Boys' Title

Shardul into indian team

"Valdimirov chess camp"

"Yashoda Devyani Maladkar won special prizes/trophies"

Nitin Shenvi Acquires International Arbiter Title

"Kaushik Emerged Chamion In The Under 14 Boys' Category"

Congratulations to GM Parimarjan for Arjun Award 

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust’s Sponsorship Programme

Agastya Kalra - Young whiz ready to take on the world

Soham Dange and Aditi Jori gets rating

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust sponsored Junior Team for 30th National Team Chess Championship

IM Vikramaditya won the late Prof. WD Alurkar memorial rapid chess tournament

Soumya of KCA makes India proud


World Youth Chess Championship 2009 Training Camp starting at Pune.

Devangi completes 3 IWM norms at Spain

Roshan Rangarajan achieves world record

IM Prathmesh makes 1st GM norm in Parshvnath GM Chess Tournament at Delhi




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