Karnataka State U-19 Women’s Chess Tourney: Kodagu’s Ananya Suresh triumphs
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Karnataka State U-19 Women’s Chess Tourney: Kodagu’s Ananya Suresh triumphs

October 24, 2018

Kodagu’s WCM Ananya Suresh won the Karnataka State U-19 Women’s Chess Tourney held at Kalaburagi from Oct.20 to 22, with six points from seven rounds.

Mysuru girl and former State women’s chess champion H.R. Manasa finished runner-up with 5.5 points from seven rounds.

In the open section, Samarth J. Rao won the title with 7.5 points from eight rounds.

In the girls section, Manasa had wins over Arfa Noorus Saba, S. Mahima, Swara Lakshmi S. Nair and  AFM Renganayaki. She had draws against Divya, Ananya Suresh and S. Rajashree. Both Ananya Suresh and Manasa will represent Karnataka in the National U-19 Women’s Championships.

Final Placings — Women’s: 1. WCM Ananya Suresh (6), 2. H.R. Manasa (5.5-31.5), 3. Mahima Sherigar (5.5-29), 4. S. Rajashree (5-32.5) and 5. AFM Renganayaki (5-31).


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