WFM VAISHALI R (TN) IS WINNER

WFM VAISHALI R (TN) IS WINNER

Ram Ratna 42nd National Women Challengers Chess Championship-2015 was been organized by Diaspora Times conducted by Thane district Chess Association under the ageis of All India Chess Federation, Maharashtra Chess Association from 02nd July to 11th July 2015 at Keshav Srushti ,RMP Complex.

winner Vaishali RWFM VAISHALI R(TN) with 9 points was declared winner by virtue of better Buchholz score over WGM Soumya Swaminathan (PSPB)9 Points who was declared first runner- up and IM Tania Sachdev Second runner-up.

Top eight players who are qualified for participate in National Women’s Premier Chess Championship 2015 which will be held later this year.1)WFM Vaishali R(TN)9points, 2)WGM Soumya Swaminathan(PSPB) 9 points, 3)IM Tania Sachdev(Air India) 9 points, 4)WGM Bhakti Kulkarn (Goa) 8 points, 5)WFM Varshini V (TN) 8 points, 6)Singh Neha (BIH) 8 points, 7)WIM Michelle Catherina P(TN) 7.5 points, 8)Priyanka K (TN) 7.5 points.

The distribution ceremony was presided over by honourable ex- chief minister of Maharashtra Shri Prithviraj Chavan and Mr Tribhuvan Kabra,Dr(mrs)Alkatai N Mandke,Smt Kirti Kabra, Mr D V Sunder Vice President FIDE. Ravindra Dongre President Zone 3.7.and Ashok Morwani Organizer of this tournament

Bo. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg
1 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti 2256 8 0 – 1 9 WGM Soumya Swaminathan 2363
2 WIM Michelle Catherina P 2220 0 – 1 9 IM Tania Sachdev 2413
3 WFM Vaishali R 2276 9 1 – 0 7 WFM Mahalakshmi M 2149
4 WFM Varshini V 1959 8 1 – 0 7 WIM Ivana Maria Furtado 2236
5 Singh Neha 2020 8 1 – 0 WFM Srija Seshadri 2145
6 WGM Gomes Mary Ann 2353 1 – 0 WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty 2146
7 Priyanka Nutakki 2043 1 – 0 WFM Monnisha Gk 2288
8 WGM Swati Ghate 2279 1 – 0 WFM Saranya J 2128
9 WIM Pratyusha Bodda 2244 1 – 0 WCM Tejaswini Sagar 2079
10 WFM Pujari Rucha 2156 7 ½ – ½ 7 Nimmy A.G. 2128