Illamparthi is the champion with a round to spare, Sneha Halder leads in girls

32nd National Under 9 Open and Girls Chess Championship 2018, Ranchi

Report by IA Paul Arokia Raj

Tamil Nadu’s Illamparthi dream’s run continued to be unabated in the tenth and penultimate round too when he checkmated Bhardia Yash (Rajasthan) brilliantly in 32 moves and amassed all 10 points in the ongoing 32nd National Under 9 Open chess championship which is heading for a finish today.

With only one more round to go Illamparithi has already pocketed his maiden national under 9 Open title with a round to spare in the hilly city of Ranchi. Five others namely Maya Chakraborthy (Assam), Bharadia Yash (Rajasthan), G.Akash (Tamil Nadu), Md. Imran (Andhra Pradesh) and CM Baghat Kush (Maharastra) are all on 8 points each, two points behind the leaders. Eight other are on the third spot with 7.5 points each.

Lakshana and Indira.

With the leadership issue changing hands every round it is now the turn of Bengal’s Sneha Halder to sit pretty on the top with 8.5 points when she accounted for the overnight leader Pancha Hiya (Gujarat) in the tenth and the penultimate round of the girl’s section. The sole leader is followed by Indira Priyadharshini (Tamil Nadu), Panchal Hiya (Gujarat) and WCM Sunnani Lohia (Maharashtra) all with 8 points each. Seven others are on 7.5 points each. A virtual fight is on the cards among the top contenders in the eleventh and the final round.

Results

Open: Round

Bo. No. Name Rtg Club/City Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg Club/City No.
1 9 Bharadia Yash 1525 Rajasthan 8 0 – 1 9 Ilamparthi A R 1926 Tamil Nadu 1
2 2 Aakash G 1673 Tamil Nadu 7 1 – 0 7 Aryan Mohapatra 1374 Odisha 19
3 4 Mayank Chakraborty 1655 Assam 7 1 – 0 7 Agarwal Mukund H 1095 Gujrat 105
4 8 CM Bhagat Kush 1539 Maharashtra 7 1 – 0 7 Daakshin Arun 1326 Tamil Nadu 29
5 10 Apoorv Kamble 1502 Karnataka 7 0 – 1 7 Md Imran 1249 Andhra Pradesh 45
6 16 Abhyuday Santhosh 1393 Karnataka 7 ½ – ½ 7 Sparsh Bisht 1396 Haryana 15
7 28 Suhaas A 1327 Telengana 7 0 – 1 Barnil Kumar Das 1379 Assam 17
8 14 Tanish Sai Kavuru 1397 Andhra Pradesh 0 – 1 Sadbhav Rautela 1670 Uttaranchal 3
9 24 Sriansh Das 1347 Odisha 0 – 1 Kshatriya Nitin Vekhande 1574 Maharashtra 7
10 34 Pranav K P 1312 Tamil Nadu 1 – 0 Borgaonkar Akshay 1484 Maharashtra 11

Girld: Round 11

Bo. No. Name Rtg Club/City Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg Club/City No.
1 10 Indira Priyadharshini Subbu 1178 Tamil Nadu 8 ½ – ½ Sneha Halder 1245 Bengal 5
2 3 Panchal Hiya 1267 Gujrat 8 0 – 1 8 WCM Suhaani Lohia 1235 Maharashtra 6
3 67 Behera Snehayukta 0 Odisha 0 – 1 WCM Shriyana S Mallya 1278 Karnataka 1
4 38 Debapriya Manna 1036 Bengal 1 – 0 Palak Mohapatra 1267 Odisha 2
5 7 WCM Shefali A N 1224 Karnataka 1 – 0 Arushi Srichandan 1132 Odisha 16
6 17 Pournami S 1126 Kerala 7 1 – 0 Sanikommu Manasvi 1164 Karnataka 12
7 125 Shah Hiya 0 Maharashtra 7 0 – 1 7 Devaki Nandana 1110 Andhra Pradesh 20
8 29 Vaishnavi R Rao 1075 Karnataka 7 1 – 0 7 Patil Divya 1107 Maharashtra 22
9 23 Sarvani Cheedella 1101 Andhra Pradesh 7 0 – 1 7 Patil Disha 0 Maharashtra 104
10 25 Srishanthi G 1090 Telengana 7 1 – 0 7 Asmita Avijit Ray 1048 Goa 34