FM Mitrabha, Panesar and Naga Sampath are co-leaders

Top Seed FM Mitrabha Guha (WB), Panesar Vadant (MAH) and Cheela Naga Sampath (AP) share lead with 5.5 points after six rounds in the National U-17 Open Chess Championship taking place at Gateway Education Campus, Sonipat, Haryana from September 3 to 11. The championship is being organized by Haryana Chess Association under the aegis of All India Chess Federation.

Round 6 had decisive results on all top boards. On board no 1. Mitrabha Guha (WB) beat Harshita Guddanti  (AP) in 51 moves.

Board No.2. Panesar Vadant (MAH) beat Vinay Thomas Abraham (KER)  in 36 Moves.

Board No.3. Cheela Naha Sampath (AP)  beat Pruthu Deshpande (MAH)  in 71 Moves.

Three players share lead after six rounds. Followed by two more players with 5 points. Om Kharola (MAH) and Vaibhav Jayant Raut (MAH).

Category Girls:-

At the end of 6th round three share lead with 5 Points. Top Seed Arpita Mukherjee (WB), Priyanka K (TN) and Jyothsna L (TN). Followed by six Players with 4.5 Points. Mrudul Dehankar (MAH), Harshini A (TN),
Samriddhaa Ghosh (WB), Tejasvi M (TN), Garima Gaurav (Bihar), and Sanskriti Goyal (UP).

Board No.1. Arpita Mukherjee(Bengal) 5 Points beat Harshini A (TN) in 67 moves.

Board No.2. Priyanka K (TN)  beat Bhagyashree Patil (MAH) in 27 Moves.

Board No.4. Jyothsna L (TN) 5beat Benasir M (TN) in  33 Moves.

Pairings

Open: Round 7

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 18 Cheela Naga Sampath 1935 Panesar Vedant 2124 8
2 11 Om Kharola 2042 5 FM Mitrabha Guha 2376 1
3 7 Shyam Prasad Reddy K 2148 5 Vaibhav Jayant Raut 1999 12
4 22 Arjun C Krishnamachari 1901 Manu David Suthandram R 2044 10
5 14 Harshita Guddanti 1972 Dubey Sanchay 1862 25
6 16 Vinay Thomas Abraham 1953 Shrivastav Hritik 1637 49
7 17 Aakash Sharadchandra Dalvi 1947 Akshit Kumar J 1845 28
8 29 Rupam Mukherjee 1837 4 Manish Anto Cristiano F 1995 13
9 27 Deota Snehil S 1851 4 4 Krishnater Kushager 2333 3
10 4 Tarun V Kanth 2258 4 4 Anup Shankar R 1785 32

Pairings

Girls: Round 7

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 7 WCM Jyothsna L 1964 5 5 WFM Arpita Mukherjee 2207 1
2 5 WCM Mrudul Dehankar 2065 5 Priyanka K 2163 2
3 3 WFM Harshini A 2160 Ghosh Samriddhaa 1904 10
4 17 Tejasvi M 1747 Garima Gaurav 1615 23
5 11 Bhagyashree Patil 1885 4 Sanskriti Goyal 1965 6
6 16 Adane Narayani 1755 4 4 WFM Tarini Goyal 2072 4
7 22 Kalyani B 1656 4 4 Pandey Srishti 1958 8
8 9 WFM Tanishka Kotia 1918 4 4 Benasir M 1736 18
9 19 Kaur Palkin 1697 4 4 Toshali V 1875 12
10 15 WFM Bommini Mounika Akshaya 1787 4 4 Abirama Srinithi G 1663 21

Report by Debasish Barua