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Eesha Karavade

Eesha Karavade
Karavade in 2012
Born (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 36)
Pune, India
TitleInternational Master (2010)
Woman Grandmaster (2005)
Peak rating2425 (November 2016)
Medal record
Commonwealth Games Chess
Gold medal – first place Commonwealth Chess Championship 2011 Individual Women's
Asian Chess Championship
Bronze medal – third place Iran, 2011 Individual
Asian Chess Nations Cup 2014 Chess
Gold medal – first place 2014 Tabriz Team Women's
Silver medal – second place 2014 Tabriz Team Women's
Silver medal – second place 2014 Tabriz Team Women's

Eesha Karavade (born 21 November 1987) is an Indian chess player from Pune.[1] She holds the titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).[2] She played for India in the Chess Olympiads of 2010, 2012 and 2014.[3][4]


  • won the Shiv Chhatrapati Award conferred by Govt. of Maharashtra in 2004.
  • in 2011: first runner-up, with 8 points out of 11 rounds, in the 38th National Women's Premier Chess Championship at Chennai, which was won by Mary Ann Gomes.[5][6]
  • Gold Medalist Commonwealth Chess Championship 2011 in South Africa.[7]
  • Bronze medalist Asian Individual Women Chess Championship 2011 in Iran.[8]
  • part of the women chess team that ranked 4th at the 40th Chess Olympiad 2012 at Istanbul.
  • part of the women chess team that won a gold medal in the Blitz format and silver medal in the Rapid and Standard format at Asian Nations Cup 2014 at Tabriz.[9]


  1. ^ "First WGM norm for Eesha Karavade - Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Eesha Karavade becomes eighth Indian WGM". 14 April 2005.
  3. ^ "Indian men lose to Azerbaijan, women beat Italy - Times of India". Archived from the original on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  4. ^ "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Eesha Karavade".
  5. ^ "Mary Ann Gomes wins maiden National chess crown". Rediff.
  6. ^ "Mary Ann pockets title in National Chess",, 9 November 2011
  7. ^ "Gawain Jones wins Commonwealth Championship on tiebreak". Chess News. 5 July 2011.
  8. ^ "A momentous occasion for India". Sportstar.
  9. ^ "Asian Nations Cup 2014 | 20 – 30 May 2014; Tabriz, Iran". Archived from the original on 16 November 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.

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