Saranya won the 31st Rachel Paranjothy Memorial Chess Tournament

31st Rachel Paranjothy Memorial Chess Tournament for Women –Chennai (26 & 27 February,2016)

31st Rachel Paranjothy Memorial Chess Tournament for Women was organized by Tamil Nadu State Chess Association at Hall of Chess, Jawaharalal Nehru Stadium Chennai on 27 & 28 February,2016. Totally 131 women players from the age of 5 to 69 participated in this event.   The total cash prize for this tournament was Rs.20000/- and the first prize was Rs.5000/-.  The tournament was inaugurated   by the first International master and Arjuna Awardee Manual Aaron.

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Y.Saranya of MOB Vaishnava College for Women won the 31st Rachel Paranjothy Memorial Chess Tournament for Women.  Both Y.Saranya and V.Rindhiya of Velammal Matriculation School scored 6.5 points out of possible 9 points and the former won the title with the better tie break.  Women Grandmaster Aarthie Ramesh distributed the prizes to the winners. The total number of cash prizes  21 including a special prize for the best Veteran were distributed. Cups for the first three winners in the age group category Under-8, U-10, U-12 and U-14 were also given.

Final Standing

Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Saranya Y 1918
2 Rindhiya V 1424 U12
3 WFM Saranya J 2139 6
4 WIM Pon Nkrithika 2072 6
5 Rakshitta Ravi 1655 U12 6
6 Arputha Jasmine B A 1365 U14 6
7 Thamaraiselvi P 1904
8 Gayathri S 1968
9 Bala Kannamma P 2046
10 Aasha C R 1499
11 Harshini A 1804 5
12 Tejasvi M 1590 U14 5
13 Savitha Shri B 1362 U10 5
14 Shrija K M 1331 U12 5
15 Ashwini S. 1901 5
16 Bharathi A 1333 5
17 Priyanka Devi S 1159 5
18 Kavya. S 1480 5
19 Akshaya Arunagiri 1038 U14 5
20 Ratnapriya K 1045 U10 5
Best Veteran (above 50 Years)
Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Malleswari P 1085 S50 4
Under 8
Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Thogaisree V 0 U08 4
2 Keerthana Moorthy 0 U08 4
3 Manishamayuree R 0 U08 4
Under 10
Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Akshaya R.S. 1186 U10 5
2 Nithyashree Muthu 0 U10
3 Subhashree R 0 U10
Under 12
Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Mridula R 1145 U12 5
2 Divyabharathi Masanam 1315 U12
3 Harini S 1020 U12
Under 14
Rank Name IRtg Type Pts
1 Leaha B 1193 U14 5
2 Amrutha A 1124 U14 5
3 Madhumitha R (2003) 1335 U14 5
Special Prizes for Veteran
Rank Name
1 Kamatchi Sarajini B
Special Prizes for Youngest players
Rank Name
1 Anjana anand
2 Swastika G

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