Two in Open and Three in Girls share lead after six rounds

33rd VMRDA national under-13 Open & Gilrs Chess Championship, 2019

Report by IA S.Paul Arokia Raj, Chief Arbiter

World under 10 Bronze medalist V.Pranav (Tamil Nadu) and FM Jubin Jimmy (Kerala) in open and Top seed Velpulu Sarayu (Telangana), Kirti Mayur Patel (Maharashtra) and Yash Jyoti Bir (West Bengal) in girls are jointly leading the table at the end of the sixth round of the 33rd VMRDA national under -13 chess championship now in progress at VMRDA Children’s arena ,Visakhapatnam.

V.Pranav

While the leaders in the open are sitting pretty with 6 points each, the three leaders in the girls are having 5.5 points each. On the top table, Second seed V. Pranav inflicted a defeat over Manish Kumar (Orissa) in a miniature game of king pawn opening. When Pranav was about to trap black’s bishop on his 23rd move his opponent resigned in vain.

Nikhil Magizhan was in the receiving end against Kerala’s Jubin Jimmy‘ s caro kann defence. Jubin Jimmy demonstrated a great skill in the end game to trap Nikhil’s king to score full point. Velpula Sarayu settled for a draw against third seed Boramanikar Tanisha S Maharastra) in an irregular Queen pawn opening to stay at 5.5 points while Kriti Mayur Patel (Maharastra) and Yash Jyoti Bir (West Bengal) defeated Ananya Arumbakkam (Karnataka) and Kheerthi Gangta (Telengana) respectively to join the top seed in the lead.Inportant Results of Round 6:

Open

1

Pranav V

6

1 – 0

5 Manish Kumar (2006)

2

Nikhil Magizhnan

5

0 – 1

6

Jubin Jimmy

3

Harshad S

1 – 0

5

Aaditya Dhingra

4

Jain Adi

1 – 0

Chilukuri Sai Varshith

5

Bhavyay Gupta

4

0 – 1

5

Pranesh M

6

Shreyash Shuvam Patnaik

4

0 – 1

5

Bharadia Yash

7

Madhavan R Munjanattu

4

0 – 1

5

Aditya Varun Gampa

8

Sai Raj Gopal K

4

0 – 1

5

Aditya Bikram Paul

9

Arhan Chethan Anand

½ – ½

4½- Rohith Yadav B R

10

Vinay R Jumani

4

0 – 1

5

Prithvvi Singh

11

Koustuv Dash

4

1 – 0

4

Adireddy Arjun

12

Sadbhav Rautela

4

0 – 1

5

Adireddy Tarun

13

Paarth P Salvi

4

0 – 1

5

Shaik Sumer Arsh

14

Sreekar J S S

5

1 – 0

4

Arjun Sidharth S

15

Krishnan Ritvik

1 – 0

4

Parth Kuntal Raval

Girls

1

Velpula Sarayu TEL

½ – ½

5

Boramanikar Tanisha S MAH

2

Ananya Arumbakkam KAR

0 – 1

Yash Jyoti Bir WB

3

Kheerthi Ganta TEL

0 – 1

Kriti Mayur Patel MAH

4

Mohitha V AP

½ – ½

Wankhade Sanskruti MAH

5

Jena Suhana Orissa

4

0 – 1

5

Renganayaki V KAR

6

Anushka Gupta WB

½ – ½

Prasiddhi Bhat KAR

7

Jahnavi Sri Lalita Mareddy TEL

4

0 – 1

5

Yashavishree N TN

8

Adra P KER

4

0 – 1

5

Panda Miracle Orissa

9

Agrawal Aanya GUJ

5

1 – 0

4

Sai Mahati A TEL

10

Mahi Amit Doshi GUJ

4

½ – ½

Tejaswi R TN

11

Harshavardhini M.S. PON

1 – 0

Yachna Singh UP

12

Anya Seth Syed KAR

4

½ – ½

4

Ratnapriya K TN

13

Dolisiyas Dash Orissa 4

½ – ½

4 Rout Yashita Orissa

14

Cera Dagaria MP

1 – 0

Winee Thengal Assam

15

Jethwani Himani MAH

0 – 1

Hemakshi Chauhan Haryana