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Chess is possibly the most seen tabletop game - ever. It has been by and large revered and played across the world for a seriously lengthy timespan, and has stirred one of the most notable Netflix series' lately: The Queen's Gambit.

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Che International Chess festival 2023, Live Game

The Che International Chess Festival 2023, organized by the Government of Kerala, is a notable chess event taking place in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from November 16th to 20th, 2023. This festival features a variety of activities including simultaneous exhibition matches, a young talents tournament, a Kerala vs Cuba team match across three formats, and chess training sessions by IM V Saravanan and GM FST R B Ramesh. A highlight of the festival is the match between India's top players, GM R Praggnanandhaa and GM Nihal Sarin, who will play ten Blitz games on November 20th.

The event starts on November 16th with an inauguration ceremony followed by simultaneous exhibition matches and a young talents chess tournament. On November 17th, the Cuba vs Kerala match will feature Classical and Rapid format games. The teams include notable players like GM Dylan Isidro Berdayes Ason, GM Elier Miranda Mesa, IM Rodney Oscar Perez Garcia, and WGM Lisandra Ordaz Valdes for the Cuba team, and GM S L Narayanan, IM Jubin Jimmy, FM Goutham Krishna H, and WIM Nimmy A G for the Kerala team.

On November 18th, the Cuba vs Kerala match resumes with Rapid and Blitz games, and on November 19th, there are training sessions led by GM FST R B Ramesh. The festival concludes on November 20th with Blitz games between Praggnanandhaa and Nihal, followed by simultaneous exhibition matches and a valedictory ceremony.

In addition to these main events, the festival also includes an under-12 category, which follows a Swiss-System format with a standard time control of 10 minutes plus 5 seconds increment from move one. This part of the festival began on November 16th, 2023, at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium. The tournament attracted young talents, as indicated by the final ranking crosstable, showcasing players like Ameya A R, Devegk R, and Amogh Pradeep among the top performers.

Overall, the Che International Chess Festival 2023 is a comprehensive chess event, combining high-level competition with opportunities for young talents to showcase their skills and learn from experienced players and trainers.

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