City’s Prasiddhi Bhat, Shivanth finish fifth
Hassan : Bhagyashree Patil of Bengaluru with 8 points from 9 rounds and Keshav Kothari with 9 points from 9 rounds won the U-13 girls and U-13 Open titles in the Karnataka State U-13 girls & Open Chess Championships held at Hassan from Apr. 21-23. Mysuru’s Prasiddhi Bhat secured the fifth place in the U-13 girls section with 6.5 points from 9 rounds, while Mysuru lad M. Shivanth secured the fifth place in the U-13 Open section with 7 points from 9 rounds.
Final Placings: U-13 girls: 1. Bhagyashree Patil (B’lore-8), 2. P. Deepthi Lakshmi (Puttur-7.5), 3. Spandana M. Raikar (Shivamogga-7), 4. P. Dhanyashree (Hassan, 6.5), Prasiddhi Bhat (Mysuru-6.5), 17. Eshanvi M N (Mys-5.5), 18. Hemadri Satish (Mys-5.5), 24. Dhatri Umesh (Mys-5.5), 29. C.T. Anamika Menon (Mys-5), 33. Sharadhi Shastry (Mys-5), 66. K.A. Apoorva (Mys-3), 72. M.S. Suvidha (Mys-3), 78. Divya Umesh (Mys-1.5).
Open: 1. Keshav Kothari (B’lore-9), 2. Kaushik G. Iyer (B’lore-7.5), 3. Arhan Chethan Anand (B’lore-7), 4. Apoorv kamble (B’lore-7), 5. M. Shivanth (Mys-7), 8. Akshay Srivatsava (Mys-7), 9. K.S. Chiranjan Kumarr (Mys-6.5), 33. Pritam S. Rao (Mys-6), 42. M.G. Sumukh (Mys-5.5), 62. M.G. Prameeth (Mys-5), 86. Dharmik B. Gowda (Mys-4.5), 132. Ram M. Achyuth (Mys-3.5), 141. J. Bhatatesh (Mys-3.5).