January 1, 2012

Priyadharshan Kannappan

Name:Priyadharshan Kannappan
Rating: 2460 
Title  : IM, 2GM norm holder 
DOB   : 01-12-1993  
From  :Madurai,TamilNadu  

Winner of 11 International Medals.Loves to watch movies and listen to music. The books I read are mainly on History,Detective Novels and Biographies. Follows all the developments in Indian Politics. Studying B.A Marketing in Lindenwood University in Missouri,USA and also the captain of the chess team. You can follow me on twitter and can contact through priyadharshan@ymail.com

Joint 2nd in DC International Open 2014.
Joint Champion of Chicago Open 2014
 Champion of the Mid-American Open held at St.Louis in 2013 and 2014
 Most Valuable Player of the US Chess League 2012, Rookie of the Year in USCL 2012,        Member of All Star First Team in USCL 2012.
 Ranked 9th in World Youth U-18 Chess Championship held at Greece in October 2010.
 Ranked 6th in World Youth U-16 Championship held at Vietnam in Oct 2008
 Gold Medal in Asian Youth Championship 2009(Aug) in under –16 category (New Delhi).
 Gold Medal in Commonwealth Championship 2008(Oct) in under –16 category (Nagpur).
 Team Gold in World Youth Team Olympiad 2008(Aug) in under-16 category (Turkey)