2018 National Women Chess Championship Takes Off in Jaipur

National Women Chess Championship was inaugurated by Sri. Naveen Jain, Senior IAS, Jaipur who made the 1st move against seven-time National Women Champion IM Vijayalakshmi S, Air India, at The Diamond, Urbana Housing Society, Jaipur on 18th November 2018 in the presence of Sri. P S kanawat,Senior deputy Accountant General, Rajasthan, Sri Ashok Bhargava,Secretary All Rajputana Chess Association and the President of Jaipur District Chess Association, and Sri Sunil Bhargava , Secretary of Jaipur District Chess Association.

This Championship attracted 112 players from 20 states, 2 Union Territories and 4 special units which included 2 IMs, 6 WGMs, 7 WIMs and 7 WFMs. IM Vijayalakshmi S (AI) was the top seed with the rating 2365. All the top seed players sailed smoothly to the 2nd round.

Pairings/Results

Round 1 on 2018/11/18 at 11.30 am

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 1 IM Vijayalakshmi Subbaraman 2365 0 1 – 0 0 Niharika Ch 1626 57
2 58 Shrija K M 1619 0 0 – 1 0 WGM Gomes Mary Ann 2286 2
3 3 IM Mohota Nisha 2276 0 1 – 0 0 Rathi Dhanashree 1616 59
4 60 Thorat Aishwarya 1578 0 0 – 1 0 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti 2256 4
5 5 WGM Swati Ghate 2256 0 1 – 0 0 Mohana R 1566 61
6 62 Abhirami Madabushi 1564 0 0 – 1 0 WIM Nandhidhaa P V 2240 6
7 7 WIM Chitlange Sakshi 2237 0 1 – 0 0 WFM Bindu Saritha K. 1517 63
8 64 Junmoni Gogoi 1497 0 0 – 1 0 WIM Srija Seshadri 2224 8
9 9 WIM Vantika Agrawal 2210 0 1 – 0 0 Mahajan Snehal 1485 65
10 66 AFM Advaita Sharma K 1471 0 0 – 1 0 Priyanka K 2207 10
11 11 WIM Mahalakshmi M 2198 0 1 – 0 0 Mudaliar Nandini 1470 67
12 68 Varshita Jain 1431 0 0 – 1 0 WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman 2191 12
13 13 WIM Michelle Catherina P 2182 0 1 – 0 0 Shreetu Bhavikbhai Nandi 1424 69
14 70 Marium Fatima 1414 0 0 – 1 0 WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty 2164 14
15 15 WCM Isha Sharma 2151 0 1 – 0 0 Shweta 1397 71
16 72 Jigna Joshi 1392 0 0 – 1 0 Nimmy A.G. 2136 16
17 17 WIM Parnali S Dharia 2118 0 – – + 0 Yashasvi Gupta 1384 73
18 74 Krushna Mishra 1378 0 0 – 1 0 Bala Kannamma P 2101 18
19 19 WFM Arpita Mukherjee 2090 0 1 – 0 0 Riddhi Shah 1309 75
20 76 Shrivastava Aditi 1307 0 1 – 0 0 Meenal Gupta 2065 20