Vedant and Priyanka emerge champions in National U-17 Chess

Top three finishers:  FM Mitrabha Guha, Panesar Vedant, and Om Kharola.

Panesar Vedant of Maharastra was crowned the champion after he played out a draw against Manish Anto Cristiano F of Tamil Nadu in the final round of the 29th National U-17 Open Chess Championship in Sonipat, Haryana on Tuesday.

Panesar Vedant took the first spot while Om Kharola grabbed the second place on tie-break scores after tying on 8.5 points each. Top-seed FM Mitrabha Guha of  West Bengal settled for third place with 8.0/11 points.

Meanwhile, Priyanka K of Tamil Nadu emerged champion by securing 9.5 points. WCM Jyothsna, also of Tamil Nadu was runner-up with nine points. WFM Harshini scored 7.5 points in 11 rounds to secure the joint third place in the Girls Category.

In the glittering closing ceremony, Mr Bharat Singh Chauhan, Hon’ble Secretary of AICF gave away the prizes to the winners.

Open: Final Ranking

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 8 Panesar Vedant IND 2124 Maharashtra 8,5 0,5 72,5 77,5 58,00 6
2 11 Om Kharola IND 2042 Maharashtra 8,5 0,5 68,5 74,0 55,25 8
3 1 FM Mitrabha Guha IND 2376 West Bengal 8,0 0,0 76,0 81,5 57,00 6
4 13 Manish Anto Cristiano F IND 1995 Tamil Nadu 8,0 0,0 70,5 75,5 54,75 5
5 16 Vinay Thomas Abraham IND 1953 Kerala 8,0 0,0 70,5 75,5 51,25 7
6 3 Krishnater Kushager IND 2333 Maharashtra 8,0 0,0 66,5 71,5 50,75 6
7 15 Sibi Visal R IND 1959 Tamil Nadu 8,0 0,0 62,5 67,0 48,25 6
8 18 Cheela Naga Sampath IND 1935 Andhra Pradesh 7,5 0,0 70,5 74,5 48,00 6
9 2 Srijit Paul IND 2335 West Bengal 7,5 0,0 69,5 75,0 49,75 6
10 12 Vaibhav Jayant Raut IND 1999 Maharashtra 7,5 0,0 67,5 73,0 48,50 4

Girls: Final Ranking

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 2 Priyanka K IND 2163 Tamil Nadu 9,5 0,0 71,5 76,5 64,50 8
2 7 WCM Jyothsna L IND 1964 Tamil Nadu 9,0 0,0 72,0 77,5 61,50 7
3 3 WFM Harshini A IND 2160 Tamil Nadu 7,5 0,0 74,0 79,0 52,00 5
4 1 WFM Arpita Mukherjee IND 2207 West Bengal 7,5 0,0 73,5 79,0 50,75 5
5 17 Tejasvi M IND 1747 Tamil Nadu 7,5 0,0 72,0 76,5 49,25 4
6 4 WFM Tarini Goyal IND 2072 Chandigarh 7,5 0,0 70,5 75,5 50,25 4
7 12 Toshali V IND 1875 Andhra Pradesh 7,5 0,0 66,0 70,5 45,75 5
8 6 Sanskriti Goyal IND 1965 Uttar Pradesh 7,0 0,0 74,0 79,0 45,50 6
9 9 WFM Tanishka Kotia IND 1918 Haryana 7,0 0,0 70,5 75,5 43,00 5
10 5 WCM Mrudul Dehankar IND 2065 Maharastra 7,0 0,0 69,5 74,0 44,00 5

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