Bharath cruises ahead in U8 boys section with 7.5 points

Bharath cruises ahead in U8 boys section with 7.5 points
By K.Gopalakrishnan, FIDE Trainer

Four Indians are in the lead in their respective categories at the end of the eighth round in the 2015 FIDE World Youth and Cadet Chess Championships, which is being held at Porto Carras in Greece.
H. Bharath Subramaniyam continues his good run in the U8 boys section with his seventh win. He is the sole leader with 7.5 points. Another Indian, Dev Shah (six points) suffered his second consecutive defeat in that section. In the girls’ U8 section, B. Savitha Shri continues to stay on top with 7 points.
India suffered a minor setback in both the U10 girls’ and boys’ sections. While defending champion Divya Deshmukh lost her second consecutive game in the girls’ section, R. Praggnanandhaa lost in the boys’ category. Divya stays at 5.5 points, while Rakshitta Ravi has moved to six points with a win in the girls’ section. In the boys section, Praggnanandhaa is now lying in the third position with 6.5 points.

In the U12 girls’ section, Salonika Saina is slowly inching towards the top. She is currently placed in the third position with 6.5 points. Former U10 boys’ champion Nihal Sarin is also moving towards the top tables with a win. He is now in the fourth position with 6.5 points.

R. Vaishali and M. Mahalakshmi are in the lead in the U14 and U-18 girls’ section respectively with seven points each.

Bo. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg
9 GM Vaibhav Suri 2561 1 – 0 Vucinic Gojko 2358
14 IM Saiyn Zhanat 2409 0 – 1 Aradhya Garg 2180
16 IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can 2439 4 1 – 0 Pranavananda V 2174
33 Yogit S 2119 0 – 1 FM Taylor Adam C 2292
10 Nikitenko Mihail 2393 5 0 – 1 5 Muthaiah Al 2316
29 Ritviz Parab 2267 4 1 – 0 4 Apap Hugo 2159
12 FM Taghizadeh Rayan 2240 5 0 – 1 5 Hirthickkesh Pr 2090
20 Raja Harshit 2110 1 – 0 FM Rajdeep Sarkar 2233
76 Manu David Suthandram R 1748 1 – 0 Karalic Evel 1628
3 CM Nihal Sarin 2096 1 – 0 FM Liang Awonder 2365
36 Weishaeutel Moritz 1962 4 ½ – ½ 4 Shah Rishab 1659
1 Oglaza Oskar 2118 6 1 – 0 FM Praggnanandhaa R 2077
5 CM Sadhwani Raunak 1981 0 – 1 Musyuk Lior 1736
20 Morgunov Marc 1886 0 – 1 CM Mendonca Leon Luke 1687
33 Sai Pranav Siddamshetty 1503 4 ½ – ½ 4 Sartorio William J 1725
35 Manthan Kashyap Datta 1494 4 ½ – ½ 4 CM Batbold Nyamsuren 1684
1 Bharath Subramaniyam H 1602 1 – 0 6 CM Sindarov Islombek 1567
2 CM Ochirbat Lkhagvajamts 1420 6 1 – 0 6 CM Dev Shah 1521
4 CM Mullick Raahil 1412 0 – 1 Xu Jihan 0
6 Thrish Karthik 1477 5 ½ – ½ 5 CM Foerster-Yialamas Lucas 1687
11 CM Shahil Dey 1511 5 1 – 0 5 Ofek Omri 0
15 CM Ivanov Svetlen 1626 ½ – ½ Medhansh Saxena 0
21 CM Prraneeth Vuppala 1394 4 1 – 0 4 Sathmina S L Lalindu 1065
1 WFM Mahalakshmi M 2019 ½ – ½ Parpieva Nodirabegim 1901
2 WIM Blagojevic Tijana 2315 5 1 – 0 6 WFM Varshini V 2105
10 WFM Srija Seshadri 1911 0 – 1 WFM Garcia-Castany Musellas Gal.L 2163
13 WIM Parnali S Dharia 2130 4 ½ – ½ 4 Uzlavataya Anhelina 1936
7 Harshita Guddanti 2181 5 0 – 1 5 Yao Lan 2008
12 WCM Sapale Saloni 1927 ½ – ½ Kassay Lilla 2089
16 WCM Chandreyee Hajra 1928 4 1 – 0 4 Rogozenco Teodora 2110
19 WFM Wickramasinghe Dilhara Ishini 1683 4 0 – 1 4 Aakanksha Hagawane 2061
1 WFM Vaishali R 2314 6 1 – 0 WFM Radeva Viktoria 2145
8 WIM Wang Annie 2087 5 0 – 1 5 Vantika Agrawal 2039
13 Priyanka Nutakki 2042 1 – 0 Coman Emilia-Florentina 1843
24 Priyanka K 1891 4 1 – 0 4 Salimova Asal 1687
27 Schulze Lara 1947 1 – 0 4 Archi Agrawal 1298
2 Yip Carissa 2007 6 ½ – ½ 6 WCM Salonika Saina 1858
5 Ning Kaiyu 1768 5 1 – 0 5 WCM Mrudul Dehankar 1890
9 WFM Lakshmi C 1733 5 0 – 1 5 WFM Asadi Motahare 1780
25 Manya Bagla 1594 4 1 – 0 4 WCM Li Dariia 1352
34 Pipia Ekaterine 1606 0 – 1 Ananya Rishi Gupta 1489
3 Allahverdiyeva Ayan 1657 1 – 0 WFM Divya Deshmukh 1772
9 Rakshitta Ravi 1516 5 1 – 0 5 Kirchei Viktoriia 1663
24 Bhagyashree Patil 1468 4 ½ – ½ 4 Mirlankyzy Azaliia 1345
1 Savitha Shri B 1294 ½ – ½ AFM Karaivanova Petya 1460
2 WCM Enkhsaran Batsaikhan 1432 1 – 0 6 WCM Prathivya Gupta 1312
15 Lu Miaoyi 0 4 1 – 0 4 Aarna Chugh 1047
21 Momunkulova Imannur 0 0 – 1 Anishka Vikram 1132
28 Sri Vidya Sambhavi R 1083 3 0 – 1 3 Galymzhankyzy Dinasyl 0