7th National Schools 2018 ends on high note

Medal Winners. Photo Courtesy: Niklesh Jain/ ChessBase India

Odisha: The Seventh National School Chess Championships 2018 ended on a high note here at KIIT Campus, Bhubaneshwar. on Thursday.

A total number of 710 players from different schools across the country in 12 different categories, Under -7 Boys & Girls, U-9 B &, U-11 B & G, U-13 B & G, U-15 B & G, U-17 B &G, from 25 States (AP, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, MP, Odisha, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal)  participated in this nine round Swiss system championship.

Tamil Nadu’s Pranesh M receiving the U-13 Open Gold medal. Photo: Niklesh Jain/ ChessBase India
Medal Winners Kush Bhagat and  Suhaani Lohia.  Photo: Niklesh Jain/ ChessBase India

Chess books/chess CDs were given as prizes apart from Trophy and medals. Trophies/Medals and Merit Certificates were awarded to top 3 players of each category plus the youngest boy and the youngest girl in the championship. All players were given a certificate of participation in the prize distribution ceremony.

Dr. Achyuta Samanta

This event was conducted for the first time in Odisha and organised by the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology in association with All India Chess Federation and the All Odisha Chess Association. KIIT founder Prof Achyuta Samanta inaugurated the event earlier in the presence of International Arbiter N.K. Nandakumar and All Odisha Chess Association secretary K.K. Sharma.

Final Standings

1st rank: Gold, 2nd rank: Silver, 3rd rank: Bronze

Under 07 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 1 Rosh Jain IND 1139 DEL 7,5 0,0 51,0 52,5 41,25 7,0
2 50 Sathvik Adiga IND 0 KAR 7,5 0,0 50,0 54,5 43,25 7,0
3 27 Ishaan Singh Khanuja IND 0 MP 7,5 0,0 48,0 51,5 43,25 7,0

Under 07 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 20 Lakshana S w IND 0 TN 8,0 0,0 50,0 55,0 48,00 7,0
2 4 Aggarwal Tashna w IND 0 UP 7,5 0,0 51,5 55,0 44,50 7,0
3 1 Luxshana B K w IND 1009 TN 7,0 0,0 50,5 53,5 38,00 7,0

Under 09 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 7 CM Bhagat Kush IND 1392 MAH 7,5 0,0 49,0 54,0 44,50 7,0
2 8 Tanish Sai Kavuru IND 1392 AP 7,5 0,0 48,0 52,5 43,25 6,0
3 5 Sriansh Das IND 1436 ODI 7,0 0,0 49,0 52,0 39,00 5,0

Under 09 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 1 WCM Shefali A N w IND 1195 KAR 7,5 1,0 49,0 53,5 44,75 7,0
2 4 WCM Suhaani Lohia w IND 1142 MAH 7,5 0,0 47,5 48,5 38,25 7,0
3 6 Arushi Srichandan w IND 1121 ODI 7,0 0,0 42,0 45,0 32,75 6,0

Under 11 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 1 CM Shahil Dey IND 1869 ASSM 8,0 0,0 46,0 50,0 44,00 8,0
2 12 Colaco Reuben IND 1440 GOA 7,5 0,0 47,0 49,5 39,75 7,0
3 4 Harsh Suresh IND 1684 TN 7,0 0,0 51,0 55,0 41,00 6,0

Under 11 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 7 Kheerthi Ganta w IND 1318 TEL 7,5 0,0 46,0 50,5 42,00 7,0
2 1 Ratnapriya K w IND 1446 TN 7,0 0,0 49,0 52,5 39,75 6,0
3 6 Tejaswi R w IND 1335 TN 7,0 0,0 43,0 47,5 35,25 6,0

Under 13 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 1 Pranesh M IND 2031 TN 8,0 0,0 48,5 53,0 46,25 7,0
2 6 Harshad S IND 1751 TN 7,0 0,0 48,5 53,0 40,00 6,0
3 2 Mahitosh Dey IND 1820 ODI 6,5 0,0 49,5 54,0 38,75 5,0

Under 13 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 7 Ayantika Das w IND 1443 WB 7,0 0,0 42,0 46,5 36,00 6,0
2 1 WFM Dhyana Patel w IND 1806 GUJ 6,5 0,0 46,5 51,0 35,50 5,0
3 4 Meenatchi Rajam V w IND 1488 TN 6,5 0,0 46,5 50,0 34,50 5,0

Under 15 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 3 Anadkat Kartavya IND 1884 GUJ 7,0 0,0 47,0 50,5 39,00 5,0
2 1 Mehta Naitik R IND 1929 GUJ 7,0 0,0 43,0 46,5 35,50 6,0
3 4 Shyam Kumar M IND 1863 TN 6,5 0,0 48,0 52,0 35,00 6,0

Under 15 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 2 Jain Nityata w IND 1845 MP 7,0 1,0 45,5 49,0 38,75 6,0
2 1 WCM Jyothsna L w IND 1945 TN 7,0 0,0 43,5 48,0 35,50 6,0
3 5 Nanditha V w IND 1604 TEL 6,5 0,0 45,0 49,5 34,25 5,0

Under 17 Boys

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 3 AGM Arka Sengupta IND 1976 WB 5,5 0,0 24,5 26,5 20,00 4,0
2 5 Jaisingh Anugraha IND 1663 MAH 5,0 0,0 24,5 26,5 17,25 4,0
3 2 Sibi Visal R IND 2020 TN 5,0 0,0 23,5 25,0 15,50 5,0

Under 17 Girls

Rk. SNo Name sex FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 1 WFM Bidhar Rutumbara w IND 1975 ODI 5,0 1,5 28,0 32,0 22,50 3,0
2 2 Arushi Kotwal w IND 1739 J&K 5,0 1,5 27,5 30,0 20,25 4,0
3 3 Abhirami Madabushi w IND 1736 AP 5,0 1,5 26,0 28,5 18,75 4,0