Dev Shah and Savitha Shri clinch titles in National Under-11 Championship

Maharastra’s Dev Shah and  Tamil Nadu’s  Savitha Shri have clinched the open and girls’ category respectively at the end of the eleventh and final round of the 32nd National under-11 chess championship. The event was held at Chettinad Public School, Managiri, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu from 28th July to 5th August 2018. A total of 243 players participated in the Open category and 159 players participated in the Girls section.

Dev Shah

Shahil Dey of Assam scored 9 points along with Dev Shah, Mahendra Teja Mekala of Andhra Pradesh and A. R Illamparthi of Tamilnadu. However, based on tie-break Dev Shah clinched the championship after the final round draw against Shahi Dey.

B. Savitha Shri

In the girls’ category, B. Savitha Shri and R. Tejaswi both from Tamil Nadu were tied at 9.5 points but a better tie-break score helped the former emerge champion. While Sinthia Sarkar of West Bengal settled for third place.

With this performance, the top three finishers of both categories booked their place in the Indian team for the Asian and World Under 12 chess championship 2019.

Open: Final Ranking

Rk. SNo Name RtgI Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 K rtg+/-
1 1 Dev Shah 2184 MAH 9,0 0,0 77,5 83,5 67,50 7 40 -37,6
2 13 Mahendra Teja Mekala 1664 AP 9,0 0,0 76,0 81,5 65,00 7 40 93,2
3 2 Shahil Dey 1978 ASM 9,0 0,0 74,0 79,0 62,50 8 40 -9,2
4 3 Ilamparthi A R 1965 TN 9,0 0,0 72,5 78,0 62,25 8 40 -38,8
5 32 Ananmay Sharma 1523 GUJ 8,5 0,0 72,5 77,5 56,00 7 40 158,0
6 27 Akshit Jha 1543 MAH 8,5 0,0 69,5 74,0 54,75 7 40 60,8
7 54 Swayham P Das 1425 GUJ 8,0 0,0 75,5 80,5 56,00 6 40 170,0
8 8 Souhardo Basak 1765 WB 8,0 0,0 73,0 78,0 54,25 7 40 -26,8
9 5 Tanmay Jain 1868 PUN 8,0 0,0 72,0 77,5 53,25 7 40 -58,8
10 28 Alekhya Mukhopadhyay 1543 WB 8,0 0,0 70,5 76,0 52,25 7 40 30,8

Girls: Final Ranking

Rk. SNo Name sex RtgI Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 K rtg+/-
1 1 Savitha Shri B w 1742 TN 9,5 1,0 76,0 81,0 69,00 8 40 -21,6
2 7 Tejaswi R w 1393 TN 9,5 0,0 75,0 80,0 66,50 9 40 108,8
3 14 Sinthia Sarkar w 1315 WB 8,0 0,0 75,0 79,0 54,50 6 40 62,0
4 18 Harshavardhini M.S. w 1276 PUD 8,0 0,0 73,5 77,5 51,75 7 40 80,0
5 3 Ratnapriya K w 1465 TN 8,0 0,0 71,5 76,0 53,00 7 40 -35,2
6 6 Anupam M Sreekumar w 1417 KER 8,0 0,0 71,5 76,0 50,75 7 40 -0,4
7 15 Sindhusree K w 1305 TN 8,0 0,0 70,0 75,0 50,00 8 40 36,0
8 30 Sai Mahati A w 1232 TEL 8,0 0,0 70,0 73,5 50,25 7 40 78,4
9 12 Mohitha V w 1322 AP 8,0 0,0 67,0 71,5 49,50 7 40 10,8
10 10 Kheerthi Ganta w 1373 TEL 8,0 0,0 63,0 67,5 47,25 6 40 -22,8