The 2019 Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, being held in Waskaduwa Citrus Hotel, Sri Lanka.
In recent years India has all but made the Asian Youth Chess Championships its own and this year was no different as the Indian contingent has won a total of three Gold, eight Silver and eight Bronze in Rapid and Blitz leg of the championship.
Medal Winners in Rapid & Blitz
|WCM Jyothsna L .||U-18G||Silver||Gold|
|Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi||U-08G||Gold|
|CM Shahil Dey||U-12||Gold|
|FM Mitrabha Guha||U-18||Bronze||Silver|
|K Ratna Priya||U-12G||Silver|
|FM Krishnater Kushager||U-18||Silver|
|Ilamparthi A R||U-10||Silver|
|Aditya Varun Gampa||U-14||Bronze|
|FM Om Kharola||U-18||Bronze|
At the end of the 6th round of the Classical leg of Asian Youth Chess Championship, Sreeshwan of Under 14 boys is in sole lead with 5.5 points and Sankalp Gupta and Moksh Amit Doshi are in Joint lead with 5 points in under 16 boys. In Under 18 boys Mitrabha Guha is in Joint lead with 5 points. Other Indian players points position is given below.
Under 8 girls
Lakshna Subramanian, Aishani Pathak, Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi, Advika Sarupria and Daksha Rudra with 4 points. Anaisha Pinkesh Nahar and Anjana A with 3 points. Tanishka Jain with 2 points.
Under 10 girls
Aswinika Mani and Shefali with 4.5 points. Arushi Srichandran, Shriyana S Mallya, Deebapriya Manna and Indira Priyadharshini with 4 points. Sneha Halder with 3.5 points.
Under 12 girls
Rajanya Dutta with 5 points. Ratnapriya with 4.5 points. Sinthia Sarkar and Tejaswi R with 3.5 points. Anupam Sreekumar and Sai Mahati with 3 points.
Under 14 girls
Dhyana Patel 4.5 points. Kirti Mayur Patel and Tanvi Vasudev Hadkonkar with 3.5 points.
Under 16 girls
Niyata Jain, Bristy Mukherjee with 4.5 points closely following leader with 5 points and Bommini Mounika Akshaya with 4 points.
Under 18 girls
Harshini A with 5 points. Jyotsna and Priyanka with 4 points. Yuti Mayur Patel and Makhija Aashna 3.5 points.
Under 8 boys
Jaivardhan Raj and Rosh Jain with 5 points. Amogh Bisht and Aman George Thomas, Ethan Vaz, Vivaan Vijay Sarogi and Satvik Adiga with 4 points and Ayushman Mohanty with 3.5 points. Shan Purvan with 2 points.
Under 10 boys
Daakshin Arun and Bharadia Yash with 4.5 points. Mayank Chakraborty, Raghu Ram Reddy Seelam, Adireddy Arjun and Rajveer Pinkesh Nahar with 4 points and Illamparithi A R with 3.5 points.
Under 12 boys
Bagwe Gaurang and Dev Shah with 5 points. Mahendra Teja Mekala with 4.5 points. Sahil Dey and Sahib Singh with 3.5 points and Ayush Bhattacharjee with 3 points.
Under 14 Boys
Sreeshwan Maralakshikari with 55 points. Aditya Varun Gampa, Adireddy Tarun and Srikrishnan with 3.5 points.
Under 16 Boys
Sankalp Gupta and Moksh Amit Doshi with 5 points. Kushagra Mohan with 4.5 points. Ajay Karthikeyan and Usthab with 3.5 points.
Under 18 Boys
Mitrabha Guha with 5 points. Krishnater Kushager with 4.5 points. Vatsal Singhania and Panesar Vedant with 4 points. Om Karola and Vaibhav Jayant Raut with 3.5 points and Manish Anto Christiano with 3 points.