Kamaraj Memorial State Level Open and Children’s Chess Tournament

The Kamaraj Memorial State Level Open and Children’s Chess Tournament was conducted on 24th &25th December 2017. Around 348 players from 14 Districts of Tamil Nadu participated – with 92 FIDE Rated players. Top seed J Sridhar from Trichy with 2116 ELO Rating.

Tournament was inaugurated by Mr. Tajmeera Thufail, President-Kamaraj Chess Club, Mr. N. Chellamuthu, Vice President  (Karur District Chess Association)  Mr. Maheshwaran, Treasurer (Karur District Chess Association)

The tournament was conducted under 5 categories.

In Under-8 boys section Surya V scored 7 points out of 8 Rounds from Thanjavur in Girls section S. Indira Priyadharshini scored 6.5 points out of 8 Rounds from Sivagangai emerged as title winners in their category respectively.

In Under-10 boys section Rohith S  scored 8 points out of 8 Rounds from Sivagangai and in Girls section Priyanjana scored 6 points out of 8 Rounds from Ariyalur emerged as title winners in their category respectively.

In Under-12 boys section Vikash K S scored 7 points out of 8 Rounds from Karur and ion Girls section Vijayasubhasri S scored 7.5 points out of 8 Rounds from Sivagangai emerged as title winners in their category respectively.

In Under-15 category boys section Manikanda Prabhu B V scored 6.5 points out of 7 Rounds from Thirunelveli and in Girls section Parkavi K scored 4 points out of 7 Rounds from Erode emerged as title winners in their category respectively.

In Open category the top 3 prize winners  were Rohit Ramanan.T.G with 7.5 points out of 8 from Chennai,  Senthil Kumaran T.H. with 6.5 points out of 8 and Muralidharan R.  with 6.5 points out of 8 from Trichy respectively.

The chief guest for the Prize distribution function was Shri. Atlas Nachimuthu (President KDCA)  Mr.Tajmeera Thufail, President – Kamaraj Chess Club, and Dr. Nagarajan , Mr. N. Chellamuthu, Vice President  (KDCA)  Mr. Maheshwaran, Treasurer (KDCA) gave away the prizes to the winners.

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