Vaishali, Parnali and Chakravarthi Reddy Asian Youth Champions

All Indian Medal Winners along with CEO AICF Bharat SinghVaishali, Parnali and Chakravarthi Reddy Asian Youth Champions

New Delhi (13 Nov 14) :-  R Vaishali, Parnali S Dharia and Chakravarthi Reddy become Asian Youth Champions in the Under-14 Girls, Under-18 Girls and Under-18 Open categories respectively in the Asian Youth Chess Championship-2014, which concluded here in Hotel Park Plaza on Thursday.

Apart from three Gold, Indians also won five silver and two bronze and clinched the overall trophy.  With ten medals out of the eighteen at stake in the kitty, India once again proved its growing superiority in the age group events.

Iran players Tabatabaei M Amin in Under-14 Open, Derakhshani Dorsa in Under-16 Girls and Lorparizangeneh Shahin in Under-16 Open dashed the Indian hopes of yellow metal.  Iran won a total of five medals while Vietnam and Kazakhstan finished with a bronze.

AICF CEO Mr. Bharat Singh and Vice President S C Sahu receies the overall trop, CEO and Vice PIn the Blitz championship, Vaishali R in Under-14 Girls, Mahalakshmi M in Under-16 Girls, Viaskh N R in Under-16 Open and Michelle Catherina in Under-18 Girls secured Gold for India.  India won eleven medals in this format while Iran came second with three medals and Turkmenistan finished third with two medals.

In befitting closing ceremony, Asian Chess Federation Deputy President Shri. Bharath Singh, Treasurer Mr. Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh, President of Iran Chess Federation Mr. Nikbin Beranoosh, General Secretary Pakistan Chess Federation Mr. Naeem Hamid Mirza, Honorary Secretary of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya and Mr. Tarek Al Taher UAE Chess Federation gave away the medals and certificates.

Medal Winners ( Standard) :-

Under-14 Girls
Gold : Vaishali R of India
Silver : Savant Riya of India
Bronze : Aakanksha Hagawane of India

Under-14 Open
Gold : Tabatabaei M Amin of Iran
Silver : Harsha Bharathakoti of India
Bronze : Gholami Aryan of Iran

Under-16 Girls
Gold : Derakhshani Dorsa of Iran
Silver : Mahalakshmi M of India
Bronze : Mendoza Shania Mae of Philippines

Under-16 Open
Gold : Lorparizangeneh Shahin of Iran
Silver : Visakh N R of India
Bronze : Aravindh Chithambaram of India

Under-18 Girls
Gold : Parnali S Dharia of India
Silver : Michelle Catherina of India
Bronze : Tran Le Dan Thuy of Vietnam

Under-18 Open
Gold : Chakravarthi Reddy M of India
Silver : Mosadeghpur Masoud of Iran
Bronze : Serikbay Chingiz of Kazakhstan

Medal Winners (Blitz) :-

Under-14 Girls
Gold : Vaishali R of India
Silver : Priyanka K of India
Bronze : Alinasab Mobina of Iran

Under-14 Open
Gold : Tabatabaei M Amin of Iran
Silver : Harsha Bharathakoti of India
Bronze : Harikrishnan A Ra of India

Under-16 Girls
Gold : Mahalakshmi M of India
Silver : Mendoza Shania Mae of Philippines
Bronze : Monnisha G K of India

Under-16 Open
Gold : Visakh N R of India
Silver : Khodashenas Mersad of Iran
Bronze : Aravindh Chithambaram of India

Under-18 Girls
Gold : Michelle Catherina of India
Silver : Ovezova Mengli of Turkmenistan
Bronze : Potluri Supreetha of India

Under-18 Open
Gold : Nazarov Rustem of Turkmenistan
Silver : Mejia Giovanni of Philippines
Bronze : Dhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad

Asian Youth Champions Vaishali R, Chakravarthi Reddy and Parnali S Dharia