5th Karnataka State Schools Chess: Niranjan Rajeev triumphs
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5th Karnataka State Schools Chess: Niranjan Rajeev triumphs

January 22, 2018

Niranjan Rajeev of Lourdes Central School, Dakshina Kannada, with 4.5 points from five rounds clinched the U-17 Open title in the 5th Karnataka State Schools Chess Championship 2017-18, conducted by the Mysore Chess Centre at Vysaraja Mutt premises here on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Final Placings

U-17 Open – 5 rounds: 1. Niranjan Rajeev (DK-4.5), 2. J. Sandeep (Mys-4-11.5), 3. Shalmika K. Jain (DK-4-11), 4. Tanisha Shital Gotadke (DK-3.5-11), 5. Prajwal Pradeep Poojari  (DK-3.5-10).

Boys U-15 – 7 rounds: 1. N. Rakesh (Mandya-6-26), 2. Kaushi G. Iyer (B’luru-6-24), 3. D. Kalki Eshwar (B’luru-5.5), 4. Tejas Kavale (B’lore-5-22), 5. Aryan Anand (Mys-5-21); U-13 – 7 rounds: 1. Shree Krishna Pranama (DK-6.5), 2. A. Gupta (B’luru-6-24.5), 3. Tanav Sudharshan (Mandya – 6-21.5), 4. Shiva Chethan Halamane (DK-5.5-26), 5. K. Manvith (5.5-25); U-11 – 7 rounds: 1. Arnav Muralidhar (B’luru-6.5), 2. Sasmith A Suvarna (Udupi-6-26), 3. M. Dhanush Ram (B’luru -6-25.5), 4. S.A. Aryan Surya (B’luru-5.5), 5. M. Rithwik (B’luru-5); U-9 – 7 rounds: 1. Abhyuday Santhosh (B’luru-6-26), 2. Apoorv Kamble (B’luru-6-25), 3. Vaibhav Kalpaka (B’luru-5.5-25.5), 4. S. Vishwajit (Mys-5-26), 5. Dheenram Shetty (DK-5-22). U-7 – 7 rounds: 1. Amogh Bisht (B’luru-6-22.5), 2. Varun R. Kodancha (B’luru -6-21.5), 3. E. Yohan Vihan (Mandya-5-26), 4. Darsha Bhat (B’luru-5-23.5), 5. Bakshi Anshe (B’luru-5-23).

Girls U-15 – 5 rounds: 1. Khushi M. Hombal (Shivamogga-4.5), 2. Prachi Bharti (B’luru-4-11.5), 3. S.R. Pranitha (Mandya-4-10), 4. K. Deepthi Lakshmi (DK-4-9), 5. Ananya Rao (B’luru-3); U-13 – 5 rounds: 1. S. Meghana (Mandya-5), 2. Swara Lakshmi Nair (B’luru-4-12), 3. Anya Seth Syed (B’luru-4-10.5), 4. Sanjana Raghunath (B’luru-3.5-11), 5. P. Dhanyashree (Hassan-3.5-8.5); U-11 – 7 rounds: 1. M.N. Eshanvi (Mys-6-24.5), 2. Shraddha Somnath (B’luru-6-23.5), 3. Vindya Sridhar (Mys-5-24.5), 4. Sharadhi Shastry (Mys-5-22), 5. Sri Akshitha Sajja (B’luru-5-19); U-9 – 7 rounds: 1. A.N. Shefali (Mandya-6.5), 2. Shriyana S. Mallya (DK-6), 3. Vaishnavi R. Rao (B’luru-5.5), 4. L. Vaishnavi (5-21.5), 5. Nikital Nale (B’luru- 5-22); U-7 – 5 rounds: 1. Tanishka Jain (Mandya-4.5-12.5), 2. K.R. Sara (Mys-4.5-10.5), 3. K.R. Ghanashree (Mandya-4-11.5), 4. A.G. Tiara (DK-4-10), 5. Hitha Maiya (Udupi-4-9).

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