MDCA U-19 Open Chess Tournament: Prasiddhi Bhat wins title
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MDCA U-19 Open Chess Tournament: Prasiddhi Bhat wins title

August 12, 2019

Prasiddhi Bhat with 6.5 points from seven rounds won the title in the Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA) Open U-19 Chess Tournament held at the University Lions Hall here yesterday.

Three players, R. Ashutosh Srinivas (6 points – 24 PG score), S. Abhinayak (6 points – 23.5 PG score) and M.U. Thejas (6 points – 22.5 PG score) tied with 6 points each, but based on their tie-break progressive score took the places from second to fourth respectively. M.G. Prameeth (5.5 points) secured the fifth place.

The prizes to the winners were given away by MDCA office-bearers Arunachalam, Krishnamurthy and Shivarame Gowda.

A group photo of the winners in different categories of the MDCA U-19 Open Chess Tournament held at University Lions Hall in city yesterday.

Final Placings

U-19 Open: 1. Prasiddhi Bhat (6.5), 2. R. Ashuthosh Srivatsa (6-24), 3. S. Abhinayak (6-23.5), 4. M.U. Thejas (6-22.5), 5. M.G. Prameeth (5.5).

Boys — U-19: 1. R. Ashuthosh Srinivas (6-24), 2. S. Abhnayak (6-23.5), 3. M.U. Thejas (6-22.5); U-14: M.G. Prameeth (5.5), 2. J.R. Purushothama (5-18.75), 3. Rishith S. Gowda (5-16.5); U-11: 1. Pritam S. Rao (5-19.5), 2. P. Karthik (5-17), 3. N.C. Gambhir (5-13.5); U-8: 1. Vihaan Venugopal (5.5-20), 2. Saathvik Vishwanath (5), 3. R. Shreyas (4).

Girls — U-19: 1. Prasiddhi Bhat (6.5), 2. Yashika R. Joshi (5-19.5), 3. M.N. Eshanvi (5-19); U-14: 1. V. Deeksha (4), 2. A. Maanya (3), 3. K. Pooja (3); U-11: 1. Sharadhi Shastry (5), 2. K. Deeksha (4), 3. L. Vaishnavi (4); U-8: 1. Dhrithi Madhusudhan (4), 2. Dhrithi Gupta (3), 3. Ankitha Nayana Vishnu (3).

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