3rd RadhaThiagarajan Memorial State level Open & Children Chess Tournament

Vijaya Sarathy of Madurai won the 3rd Radha Thiagarajan Memorial State level Open chess tournament, organized by Thiagarajar College of Engineering & Golden Knight Chess Academy, Madurai. This two days State Level Open and Category tournament attracted 464 entries was held on 18th & 19th February 2017 in Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.

The open category attracted 132 entries from 25 districts. Vijaya Sarathy received the Radha Thiagarajan Memorial Rolling Trophy and a cash prize of Rs.5000/-, R V Adith of Coimbatore finished 2nd with 7 points.

Category level tournament for U8, U11 and U14 was held along with. Arul Prakash N of Madurai scored 8/8 in the U-8 section, S Rajkumar of Madurai scored 7/8 in the U-11 section and M Shanmukum of Trichy scored 7/8 in the U-14 Section respectively. Riah Pillai of Coimbatore, Rianna Netta of Trichy & Aishwarya S of Trichy won the U-8, U-11 & U-14 girls section respectively.

Prizes were distributed by International Master Saravanan Venkatachalam. Other guests present on the dais were Hari Thiagarajan, Trustee, TCE , Dr. Abhai Kumar V, Principal, TCE, Mr. Vasudevan, Deen & G K Raajesh, Placement Officer, TCE. Dr. Chandrasekar, Physical Director, TCE and International Arbiter S Ganesh Babu, Secretary, GKCA.

Open

Rank Name Club Pts
1 Vijaya Sharathy MDU 7
2 R.V. Adith CBE 7
3 Raja Chokkarvel Y VNR
4 Ram S. Krishnan BSNL
5 Sibi Visal R NAM
6 Ramalingam Karthik SLM
7 Nanda Kumar T.S. MDU
8 Aswin Kumar B S MDU 6
9 Rohit Ramanan T G TLR 6
10 Priyan R S TPR 6

U-14 BOYS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Shanmukum M TRY 7
2 Naveen K DGL 7
3 Manikanda Prabhu B V TNV
4 Kathiravan S MDU
5 Rohan Anand KKI
U-14 GIRLS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Aishwarya S TRY 6
2 Subashree M SVG 6
3 Keerthana R SVG

U-11 BOYS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Rajkumar S MDU 7
2 Gokul Ravichandran RMND 7
3 Sriram K MDU 7
4 Kishor Kumar G CBE 7
5 Stanley Blessing J V TUT

U-11 GIRLS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Rianna Netta B TRY 6
2 Sakthi Vaishnavi A K THE
3 Mridubashini S S TRY

U-8 BOYS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Arul Prakash N MDU 8
2 Jaivanth M K KKI 7
3 Bathri Narayana R V A MDU 6
4 Naveen Kumar P TNLV 6
5 Yashwant B MDU 6

U-8 GIRLS
Rank Name Club Pts
1 Riah Pillai V CBE 6
2 Lakshana S SVG
3 Lakshana R MDU 5

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