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Aravindh Chithambaram defeated D. Bala Chandra Prasad to finish with 9.5 points from eleven rounds and win the 45th National under-19 chess championship on Friday.

In the girls’ event, WFM R. Vaishali drew with WFM V. Varshini in the eleventh and final round. R. Vaishali was tied at 8.5 points with WFM G.K. Monnisha and Harshita Guddanti but won on a better tie-break score.

Important results (eleventh round):

Boys: V. Aravindh Chithambaram (TN) 9.5 bt D. Bala Chandra Prasad (AP) 7.5; C. Sai Vishwesh (TN) 8 drew with G. Akash (TN) 8.5; Karthikeyan Murali (TN) 8 drew with B. Kumaran (TN) 8; Rakesh Kumar Nayak (Odi) 7 lost to Harsha Bharathakoti (Tel) 8; Sammed Jaykumar Shete (Mah) 8 bt Aaditya Jagadeesh (TN) 7; N. Krishna Teja (AP) 7.5 drew with V. Pranavanda (AP) 7.5; M. Chakravarthi Reddy (Tel) 7.5 bt Rakesh Kumar Jena (Odi) 6.5.

Girls: P. Michelle Catherina (TN) 8 lost to Harshita Guttanti (AP) 8.5; R. Vaishali (TN) 8.5 drew with V. Varshini (TN) 7.5; G.K. Monnisha (TN) 8.5 bt Bidhar Rutumbara (Odi) 7.

Madhurima Shekar (Del) 6.5 lost to M. Mahalakshmi (TN) 8; P. Bala Kannamma (TN) 7.5 bt K. Priyanka (TN) 6.5; R. Divya Lakshmi (TN) 6.5 lost to Sapale Saloni (Mah) 7.5; Hilmi Parveen (Ker) 6.5 lost to G. Lasya (AP) 7.5.

Final standings: Boys: 1. V. Aravindh Chithambaram (TN) 9.5; 2. G. Akash (TN) 8.5; 3. Karthikeyan Murali (TN) 8; 4. C. Sai Vishwesh (TN) 8; 5. Harsha Bharathakoti (Tel) 8.

6. B. Kumaran (TN) 8; 7. S. Jaykumar Shete (Mah) 8; 8. D. Bala Chandra Prasad (AP) 7.5; 9. N. Krishna Teja (AP) 7.5; 10. V. Pranavanda (AP) 7.5; 11. M. Chakravarthi Reddy (Tel) 7.5.

Girls: 1. R. Vaishali (TN) 8.5; 2. G.K. Monnisha (TN) 8.5; 3. G. Harshita (AP) 8.5; 4. P. Michelle Catherina (TN) 8; 5. M. Mahalakshmi (TN) 8; 6. V. Varshini (TN) 7.5; 7. G. Lasya (AP) 7.5; 8. Sapale Saloni (Mah) 7.5; 9. P. Bala Kannamma (TN) 7.5.

Source: http://www.thehindu.com

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