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FULL NAME: Rakesh Kumar Jena
BORN: April 19, 2001 at Kankadahad, Dhenkanal
FAMILY: Sanjay Kumar Jena (Father), Pankajini Biswal (Mother)
PERMANENT ADDRESS: Palasahi, Binjharpur, Jajpur, Odisha, India.
PRESENT ADDRESS: Plot No C-925/14, Sector-9, CDA, Cuttack, Odisha.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: Studied Intermidiate Commerce at Ravenshaw University from 2016 to 2018 and Saraswati Sishu Mandir, Sector-9, CDA, Cuttack.
FIDE ID: 5084822
ODISHA ID: 160/JAJP/2011
AICF ID: 40769ORI2013
Standard: 2334, Rapid: 2182, Blitz: 2231 (As on 11 June, 2020)


*     Finished runner-up in the 56th State Senior Chess Championship at Gopabandhu Ayurved Mahavidyalaya in Puri on April 12, 2015.
*     Won the title in the open category of State Under-19 Chess Championship at Srusti Academy of Management in Bhubaneswar on April 5, 2015.
*     Won the title in the Telegraph All-Odisha Open School Chess Tournament, held at KIIT University in Bhubaneswar on December 7, 2015.
*     Won the title and a cash prize of Rs 8,000 in the All-Odisha Open Chess Tournament, which was organized by District Chess Association of Puri in Puri from Nov 14 to 16, 2014.
*     Won the title in the Odisha State Rapid Chess Championship at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on August 9 2014.
*     Won the title in the open category of the Odisha State Sub-junior (U-15) Chess Championship at Vibaha Mandap in Baripada on June 15, 2014.
*     Won the senior title in the Cuttack District Chess Championship at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on January 20, 2014.
*     Emerged champion in the All-Odisha S R School Chess Tournament, held at at Railway Institute in Cuttack from Jan 4 to 6, 2014.
*     Won the blitz title in the All-Odisha Open Blitz & Rapid Chess Tournament, held at Bhubaneswar on Oct 28, 2012.
*   Won the boys title in the State Under-13 Chess Championship at Jaraka, Jajpur on June 4, 2010.
*    Won the boys title in the State under-11 Chess Championship at Puri on March 31, 2010.
*    Emerged champion in the 23rd Bhubaneswar Open Chess Tournament at the Secretariat Recreation Club in Bhubaneswar on January 10, 2009.
*    Won the title in the Orissa State Youth (Under-25) Chess Championship at Angul on December 6, 2009.

*     Finished runner-up in the 4th Triple-C All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, held at JN Indoor Stadium, Cuttack from 17-21 April, 2019.
*     Finished runner-up in the National Junior Open Chess Championships at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi on 6 December, 2018.
*     Won team silver and individual gold (second board), representing Bhubaneswar in the Asian Cities Chess Championship at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar on 1 September, 2017.
*     Finished runner-up in the 3rd Bhola Infratech All-India Fide Rating School Chess Tournament at Loyola School, Bhubaneswar on April 17, 2013.
*     Won the title and cash prize of Rs 20,000 in the open category of the National Under-11 Chess Championship at Jamshedpur on August 14, 2012.
*     Won the title and a cash prize of Rs 20,000 in the JRD Tata International Rating (Below 2000) Chess Tournament held at JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) from March 28 to 31, 2012.
*    Finished runner-up in the boys category of the 24th National Under-9 Chess Championship at Ahmedabad on October 9, 2010.

*     Scored his third IM norm and finished eighth in the Hoogeveen Open International Tournament in Hoogeveen, Netherlands on 24 Oct, 2016.
*     Secured the second IM norm of his career in the ninth round of the World Junior Chess Championship at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar on August 17, 2016.
*     Finished fifth in under-10 boys` category of the World Youth Chess Championship held at Caldas Novas in Brazil from Nov 17 to 27, 2011.
*     Bagged a total of five medals in the under-12 open category of the Asian Youth Chess Championship, which was held at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka from June 25 to July 1, 2012. The medals included three gold in team events (Rapid, classical, blitz), one silver (classical) and one bronze (rapid) in individual events.
*     Won a silver medal in under-12 boys group of the Commonwealth Chess Championships at Chennai on Dec 1, 2012.

*     Became the 6th International Master (IM) of Odisha in 2017.
*     His International Master title application was approved by FIDE Congress, held at Antalya, Turkey from 7-15 October, 2017.
*     Tasted a notable success by beating Grandmaster R R Laxman in the opening round of the 3rd Keshabananda Memorial All-India Fide Rating Chess Tournament in Bhubaneswar on August 19, 2014.
*     Became a FIDE Master in the year 2012.


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