Eesha Karavade

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Eesha Karavade
Eesha Karavade 2011.jpg
Karavade in 2012
Born (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 33)
Pune, India
TitleInternational Master (2010)
Woman Grandmaster (2005)
FIDE rating
(No. 65 ranked woman in the August 2015 FIDE World Rankings)
(No. 43 ranked woman in the Aug 2015 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating2414 (April 2014)
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 a chess player from Pune, India.[1] She holds the titles of Woman Grandmaster and International Master.[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.
  • first runner-up in the 38th National Women's Premier Chess Championship at Chennai.[5]
  • Gold Medalist Commonwealth Chess Championship 2011 in South Africa.[6]
  • Bronze medalist Asian Individual Women Chess Championship 2011 in Iran.[7]
  • 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.[8]


  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. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Eesha Karavade".
  5. ^ "Mary Ann Gomes wins maiden National chess crown". Rediff.
  6. ^ "Gawain Jones wins Commonwealth Championship on tiebreak". Chess News. 5 July 2011.
  7. ^ "A momentous occasion for India". Sportstar.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 November 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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