Three Players Share the lead after seventh round

National Women Chess Championship-2018

Report by I.A Bhuvanaa Sai L R

WGM Gomes Mary Ann (PSPB), WIM Mahalakshmi M (Railways), and WGM Kulkarni Bhakti (AI) share the lead with 6 points from 7 rounds here at The Diamond, Urbana Housing Society, Jaipur on 22nd November 2018.  Closely behind the leaders, WGM Swati Ghate (LIC), WIM Michelle Catherina P (TN) and the top-seed IM Vijayalakshmi S (TN) are on 2nd spot with 5.5 points each.

Mary Ann Gomes

On the 1st board IM Vijayalakshmi S (AI) and WGM Gomes Mary Ann (PSPB) split the point.

On the 2nd board, WIM Mahalakshmi M (Railways) beat WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty of LIC in 34 moves.

WGM Swati Ghate defeated WFM Saranya J on the fourth board.

There was a decisive result on board 3 as IM Mohota Nisha (PSPB) lost to WGM Kulkarni Bhakti (AI).

Ariel view of 3rd hall

Pairings

Round 8 on 2018/11/23 at 10.00 am

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 2 WGM Gomes Mary Ann 2286 6 6 WIM Mahalakshmi M 2198 11
2 4 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti 2256 6 WGM Swati Ghate 2256 5
3 13 WIM Michelle Catherina P 2182 IM Vijayalakshmi Subbaraman 2365 1
4 6 WIM Nandhidhaa P V 2240 5 5 Nimmy A.G. 2136 16
5 7 WIM Chitlange Sakshi 2237 5 5 Priyanka Kumari 2005 23
6 10 Priyanka K 2207 5 5 WFM Arpita Mukherjee 2090 19
7 12 WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman 2191 5 5 WGM Ramaswamy Aarthie 1994 27
8 14 WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty 2164 5 5 WFM Bommini Mounika Akshaya 1859 39
9 26 Harini S. 1998 5 WIM Chandreyee Hajra 1963 29
10 31 Saranya Y 1898 IM Mohota Nisha 2276 3
11 8 WIM Srija Seshadri 2224 Divya Lakshmi R 1893 33
12 55 WCM Chinnam Vyshnavi 1686 WIM Vantika Agrawal 2210 9
13 48 Deodhar Vrushali Umesh 1793 WCM Jyothsna L 2060 21
14 22 WFM Saranya J 2049 WCM Bristy Mukherjee 1868 37
15 32 Nandhini Saripalli 1896 4 Rathore Sonakshi 1798 47
16 40 Singh Neha 1835 4 4 WCM Isha Sharma 2151 15
17 18 Bala Kannamma P 2101 4 4 Sheena E. 1773 49
18 24 Sudha P. 2001 4 4 Chaitanya V. 1700 54
19 44 Roy Pallabi 1811 4 4 Sandhya G 2000 25
20 28 WFM Harshini A 1986 4 4 Andria L D`souza 1754 51