India Wins Two Gold Medals and Federation Silver Medal in World Cadets

India won 2 Gold Medals in the U-12 Open (IM Gukesh D.) and Girls category (Savitha Shri). India stood 2nd with 2 Gold Medals for best performance among Federations while China with 2 Golds and a Bronze and USA with 1 Gold 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals took the 1st and 3rd place respectively.

IM Gukesh with 10 wins and a loss comfortably won the U-12 Open World Cadet Championship by a huge margin of 1.5 points. Playing White against Razafindratsima Timothe of France he opted for the Double fianchetto variation and ruthlessly attacked on the K-side and mated his opponent in 54 moves. The 2nd and 3rd places were won by Murzin Volodor of Russia and Chasin Nico of USA with 8.5 points.

Savitha Shri B effortlessly won the U-12 Girls World Cadet Championship with an unbeaten score of 8 wins and 2 draws. Facing the Chigorin defence she comfortably drew her final round in 38 moves against the Russian Zavivaeve Emilia who finished 3rd. The 2nd place went to Omonova Umida of Uzbekistan. Indian players Tanisha B S and Mahi Amit Doshi finished with 7.5 and 7 points respectively.

In the U-10 Open 1st and 2nd place went to Jin Yueheng of China and Zhao Erick of USA with 9 points each while the 3rd place went to Volkov Maxim of Russia who scored 8.5 points. Indian players Kadam Om Manish scored 7 points while Vishwaksen and Johk V A finished with 5.5 points and 5 points respectively.

In the U-10 Girls, 1st place was grabbed by Edithso Samantha of Indonesia with 9 points while 2nd and 3rd place were taken by Shvedova Alexandra of Russia and Chen Yining of China with 8.5 points. Indian players Anupam M S finished with 7 points while Shnefali A N and Rajanya D scored 6 points each.

In the U-8 Open 1st place went to Chennareddy Yuvraj of USA with a clean score of 10.5 points. The 2nd place was taken by Azadaliyev Jahandar of Azerbaijan with 9 points and Begmuratov Khumoyun of Uzbekistan took the 3rd place with 8.5 points. Indian players Lakshyesh M G scored 7.5 points while Kiaan Agrawal and Mrinmoy Rajkhowa scored 6 points each.Ishaan S K and Shashindra Kumar finished with 5.5 and 5 points respectively.

In the U-8 Girls 1st place went to Zhao Yunquing of China with 9.5 points and 2nd place went to Iudina Veronika of Russia with 9 points while 3rd place went to Qiao Evelyn of USA with 8.5 points. Indian players Arshiya Das and Shreya G H finished with 7 points each, Shriyana Mallya and Swarali H finished with 6 points each while Harini Sri A and Tanishka J finished with 5.5 and 4.5 points respectively.



11 Lakshyesh Mohan Gupta1060 IND 1-0 Lam, Chun Yung1309 HKG

12 CM Kiaan Agrawal 1281 IND 0-1 Hajdu, Marton Abris 1755 HUN

25 Mrinmoy Rajkhowa 1294 IND ½-½ Meister, Xan 0 USA

33 Ishaan Singh Khanuja 0 IND ½-½ CM Negron Lizarazo 1340 COL

40 Durovka, Marek 1370 SVK ½-½ Shashindhar Kumar R 1086 IND


4 Arshiya Das 1113 IND 0-1 Kaliakhmet, Elnaz 1444 KAZ

10 Prochaieva, Alina 1160 UKR 1-0 WCM Shriyana S Mallya 1204 IND

11 Kantserova, Ildana 1282 KAZ 0-1 Shreya G Hipparagi 1141 IND

14 Oyungerel Sharavdorj 1382 MGL 1-0 Sri Harini A 1050 IND

20 WCM Hinda, Ottilie 0 NAM 0-1 Hatvalne swarali 1180 IND

26 Torres Ccahuay, Dayana 1068 PER 1-0 Tanishka Jain 0 IND


7 CM Vetokhin, Savva 1874 RUS 1-0 CM Kadam Om Manish 2025 IND

35 Viswak Sen M 1550 IND 0-1 Radu, David Cr. 1870 ROU

56 Han, Johnathan 1378 CAN 1-0 John Veny Akkarakaran 1563 IND


9 Evans, Serena 0 USA ½-½ Anupam M Sreekumar 1615 IND

32 Omar, Aizere 1012 KAZ 0-1 Rajanya Datta 1312 IND

33 Mirzoyan, Elen 1003 ARM 0-1 WCM Shefali A N 1258 IND


1 IM Gukesh D 2457 IND 1-0 Razafindratsima, Timothe 2092 FRA



1 Savitha Shri B 1745 IND ½-½ WCM Zavivaeva, Emilia 1633 RUS

6 Shuqja, Klean 1798 ALB ½-½ Boramanikar Tanisha S 1716 IND

15 Mahi Amit Doshi 1515 IND 1-0 Mellor, Jessica 1555 ENG