64th Tamil Nadu State Chess Championship 2016

M.KUNAL OF TRICHY CLINCHED THE TAMIL NADU STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE – 2016

 64thTamil Nadu State Chess Championship 2016 was organized by Coimbatore District Chess Association on behalf of Tamil Nadu State Chess Association from 06.05.2016 to 10.05.2016 at Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School, Manickampalayam, Karuvalur Road, Kovilpalayam, Coimbatore – 641 107. Tournament was inaugurated by Shri. R. Palanisamy, Chairman, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School. Dr. D. Dhanapal, Correspondent, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School was the Guest of Honour. The other guests present on the dais were Mr. Murugiah, Principal, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School, Mr. B. Sakthi Prabhakar IA, Chief Arbiter of this tournament from Chennai, Mr. V.Vijayaraghavan IA, Secretary, and Mr. V. Vijayakumar, Vice President, Coimbatore District Chess Association.

83 players  participated in this Championship, out of which 73 players were rated. Nearly 50 percent of players were from Chennai and Coimbatore.

Important results

Mr. Kunal M. of Trichy emerged as champion and scored 7 points out of 9 rounds, he tied with Prasannaa S of  Kanchipuram, IM RamnathBhuvanesh R of Chennai. Based on tie-break Kunal emerged champion.

  Rank Name Rtg Club Pts
1 Kunal M. 2353 TRY 7
2 Prasannaa.S 2132 KAN 7
3 RamnathBhuvanesh.R 2346 CHE 7

The tournament report was presented by Mr. B. Sakthi Prabhakar IA, Chief Arbiter from Chennai. The vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. V.Vijayaraghavan IA, Secretary¸ CDCA. Mr. Murugiah, Principal, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School, Mr. Dhanapal, Correspondent, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School, Mr. SenthilChinnasamy, MD, Gnanambigai Mills, Coimbatore and Shri. R. Palanisamy, Chairman, Kovai Vidyashram CBSE School were present during the prize distribution function.

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Coimbatore DCA arranged accommodation for all the players and parents. School Management arranged concessional Lunch/Dinner. Two buses were arranged for picking and dropping players from venue. They allowed the parents and players to read the Library books.

Final Standings

Rank   Name Rtg Club Pts
1 Kunal M. 2353 TRY 7
2 Prasannaa.S 2132 KAN 7
3 IM RamnathBhuvanesh.R 2346 CHE 7
4 Senthil Maran K 2103 TVLR
5 CM Rathanvel V S 2315 CBE
6 RohitVassan S 1901 VEL
7 Sai Vishwesh.C 2267 CHE
8 Lokesh N. 2260 KGI
9 Prajesh R 1940 CHE
10 NavalgundNiranjan 2149 CHE 6
11 Mani Bharathy 1854 CBE 6
12 Elancheralathan P 1994 CHE 6
13 Jayakumaar S 2197 CHE 6
14 Raahul V S 1962 CHE 6
15 Harikrishnan.A.Ra 2149 CHE 6
16 Sekar B 2124 CHE
17 Sa Kannan 2074 SVG
18 BarathKalyan M 2057 TRR
19 Pranav V 1856 CHE
20 Anup Shankar R 1728 TRY
Kovai Vidyashram 64th Tamil Nadu State Chess Championship 2016
CATEGORY PRIZES
UNDER 9
PRIZE Name Pts
1 ThrishKarthik 5
2 Sahanaa S M
3 Koushik S L 2
UNDER 12
PRIZE Name Pts
1 Harshad S 5
2 Rohith Krishna S
3 Srikrishnan P
4 Gnanasabesan G 4
5 SarguruGugan S C
UNDER 15
PRIZE Name Pts
1 Prasant N Nayagam
2 Dheekshith Kumar R
3 KarthikRajaa
4 Jayachandra Srinivas Vellanki
5 Jaysree S 4

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