National U-9 Open and Girls Chess Championship Begins in Jharkhand

Report by IA Paul Arokia Raj

A record number of 274 players in Open and 151 in girls are vying for the top honours in the 32nd National Under -9 Open and Girls chess championship, 2018 which kicked off yesterday in Ranchi the capital of Jharkhand. All the top seeds had a smooth sail in the inaugural round. Earlier in a glittering ceremony Shri. Manish Rajan, I.A.S. Secretary, Sports, Arts and Culture, Government of Jharkhand flagged off the event by making a formal move in the chess board.

Top seed Ilamparthi A R.

Top seed in the open category is Ilamparthi A R of Tamil Nadu. He is  Silver medalist in the Asian Under 8 2016. The top seed in Girls category is WCM Shriyana S Mallya of Karnataka. She is the Gold medalist in the under 8 Commonwealth championship. In the first round, they had relatively easy victories against their respective opponents.

Top seed Shriyana S Mallya

GIRL’s

Round 1 on 2018/09/15 at 02.40 P.M.

Bo. Name State Pts Res. Pts Name State
1 Shriyana S Mallya Karnataka 0 1  – 0 0 Gupta Oas Chhattisgarh
2 Harshita Agrawal Telangana 0 0  – 1 0 Palak Mohapatra Odisha
3 Panchal Hiya Gujrat 0 1  – 0 0 Ishani Chattopadhyay Bengal
4 Jain Khyati Maharashtra 0 0  – 1 0 Bhavya Narapuram Madhya Pradesh
5 Sneha Halder Bengal 0 1  – 0 0 Janani K Karnataka
6 Jeevika S Pondicherry 0 ½  – ½ 0 Suhaani Lohia Maharashtra
7 Shefali A N Karnataka 0 1  – 0 0 Kayal Valarmathi K S Pondicherry
8 Krishna Tulsi Jharkhand 0 0  – 1 0 Sani Deshpande Maharashtra
9 Girija A Pednekar Goa 0 1  – 0 0 Krishnan Trisha Maharashtra
10 Kritika Ranjan Bihar 0 0  – 1 0 Indira Priyadharshini Subbu Tamil Nadu
11 Hasmitha Jt Tamil Nadu 0 1  – 0 0 Kritika Thakur Himachal Pradesh
12 Krutika Kalicharan Shirodkar Maharashtra 0 0  – 1 0 Sanikommu Manasvi Karnataka
13 Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi Andhra Pradesh 0 0  – 1 0 Kumbhalkar Anisha Maharashtra
14 Lakshmi Sameeraja Ravula Telangana 0 0  – 1 0 Shresthi Gupta Punjab
15 Ikshita Barman Assam 0 ½  – ½ 0 Laxmi Rakesh Kerala
16 Likhitha Mamidi Andhra Pradesh 0 0  – 1 0 Arushi Srichandan Odisha
17 Pournami S Kerala 0 1  – 0 0 Loganethra Mani R Tamil Nadu
18 Mahadev Rushita Haju Telangana 0 0  – 1 0 Jayashri M Tamil Nadu
19 Prerana Ghosh Bengal 0 1  – 0 0 Mohammad Tabassum Andhra Pradesh
20 Mrigakshi Mazumder Bengal 0 0  – 1 0 Devaki Nandana Andhra Pradesh

 

OPEN

Round 1 on 2018/09/15 at 02.40 P.M.

Bo. Name State Pts Res. Pts Name State
1 Ilamparthi A R Tamil Nadu 0 1  – 0 0 Archit Mittal Jharkhand
2 Skandhaj Kotha Goa 0 0  – 1 0 Aakash G Tamil Nadu
3 Sadbhav Rautela Uttaranchal 0 1  – 0 0 Anuj Siddharth A Telengana
4 Sourish Debnath Tripura 0 0  – 1 0 Mayank Chakraborty Assam
5 Daaevik Wadhawan Delhi 0 ½  – ½ 0 Prince Chirag Gandhi Gujrat
6 Anirudh Satish Maharashtra 0 0  – 1 0 Priansh Das Odisha
7 Kshatriya Nitin Vekhande Maharashtra 0 1  – 0 0 Shreyansh Hota Odisha
8 Jain Hitansh Maharashtra 0 0  – 1 0 CM Bhagat Kush Maharashtra
9 Bharadia Yash Rajasthan 0 ½  – ½ 0 Rishan Debnath Bengal
10 Pradyumna Kanukollu Telengana 0 0  – 1 0 Apoorv Kamble Karnataka
11 Borgaonkar Akshay Maharashtra 0 1  – 0 0 Aadish Shah Gujrat
12 Aaditya Singla Chandigarh 0 0  – 1 0 Raghu Ram Reddy Seelam Telengana
13 Abhinav Raj Delhi 0 1  – 0 0 Aarav Mehta Bengal
14 Aarav Sharma Bengal 0 0  – 1 0 Tanish Sai Kavuru Andhra Pradesh
15 Sparsh Bisht Haryana 0 1  – 0 0 Aarush Rajesh Karnataka
16 Aarush Reddy V Telengana 0 0  – 1 0 Abhyuday Santhosh Karnataka
17 Barnil Kumar Das Assam 0 1  – 0 0 Aatmaj Sharma Himachal Pradesh
18 Aatreya Saha Bengal 0 0  – 1 0 Arul Prakash N Tamil Nadu
19 Aryan Mohapatra Odisha 0 ½  – ½ 0 Aayush Bhojak Rajasthan
20 Abhiraj De Bengal 0 0  – 1 0 Adireddy Arjun Telengana