Kumar.S of Chennai & Harivardhini.I of Tiruvallur emerged as Champions of Tamil Nadu State Under- 25 Open & Girls Chess Champinship

 

18th TN State Under- 25 Open and 15th TN State Women FIDE Rating Chess Championships 2016 on behalf of Tamilnadu State Chess Association was Organised by Mima Creations & Tamilman Chess Academy from 21st May to 25th May 2016 at Little Flower Hr. Sec. School, Naal Road, Kumbakonam.

The event was inaugurated by Dr.L.Vasanthi and Mr.Silambarasan, Secretary, Tamilman Chess Academy delivered the vote of Thanks in the presence of Dr.Chandresekaran, Cini Director and MD, MM Ortho Speciality Hospital, Lion Er.P.Senthilkumaran, Thiru. Robert Selvan Adiglar, Principal, Little Flower, Hr. Sec. School, Thiru. R.K.Balagunasekaran, Joint, Secy.Tamilnadu State Chess Association, Thiru. R.P.Senthilkumaran, Secretary, Thanjavur District Chess Association.

Total of 186 players from North to South of Tamil Nadu participated in this official Tamil Nadu state FIDE Rating chess tournament comprising of 140 Boys and 46 Girls in that 92 boys and 28 girls Rated Players respectively.

On 25th May, the prize distribution function went on with Mr.Silambarasan, Secy, Tamilman Chess Academy, Welcomed the gatherings and Lion Er.P.Senthilkumaran, Chairman of the Function Committee presided the function. Cini Fame Thiru. Pawar Star, Cini Actor, Chief Guest of the Function gave away the prizes in the presence of Thiru. R.K.Balagunasekaran, Joint, Secy. Tamil Nadu State Chess Association, Thiru.Robert Selvan Adiglar, Principal, Little Flower, Hr. Sec. School and Thiru A.Gerold Pingnora Raj, President, Thanjavur Chess Association and Chief Arbiter Mr. S.Balaraman, International Arbiter from Tiruvallur

All players have shown their brilliance to bring laurels to their District with true game sprit. In particular, I have to mention that S.Kumar of Chennai, without losing a single game, snatched U-25 Open Title and on the Women Sections I.Harivardhini drew with B.Kiruthika to take over the U-25 Women Title, both players are from Tiruvallur District.

Open section:

Rank Name Rtg Club Pts
1 Kumar S. 1888 CHE 8
2 Prasannaa.S 2132 KAN 7
3 Elancheralathan P 1994 CHE 7
4 Prathish A 1953 MDU 7
5 Dileep Kumar R 1850 CHE 7
6 Karthick Narayanan S 1769 TVLR 7
7 Selvabharathy T 1855 CHE
8 Selvamurugan B 1708 MDU
9 Rohit Vassan S 1901 VEL
10 Sathish Chandra G 1658 SLM
11 Rathneesh R 1660 KAN
12 Vinith Kumar I. 1765 TVLR
13 Dinesh Kumar Jaganathan 1522 CHE 6
14 Sathananthan I 1693 CHE 6
15 Senguttuvan K P 1413 ERO 6
16 Yuvan Bharathi K S 1812 KRR 6
17 Arul Senthil B 1815 PUD 6
18 Sibi Visal R 1703 NAM 6
19 Anup Shankar R 1728 TRY 6
20 Akilesh Viswaa 1446 TRY 6
21 Gopinath Parthasarathy 1421 CHE 6
22 Vengatesan B 1460 VEL 6
23 Gokulraj K 1513 TVLR 6
24 Kamalanathan R 1626 NGP 6
25 Shyam Sundar T. 1814 TNJ 6

Women Main Prizes

Rank Name Rtg Club Pts
1 Harivardhini I 1650 TVLR
2 Abirama Srinithi G 1709 ERO 7
3 Varsha C R 1705 KAN
4 Jasper Jothi P 1557 CBE
5 Pooja S (2002) 1445 CHE
6 Keerthi V 1435 CHE 6
7 Senthamizh Yazhini S 1635 VEL 6
8 Kiruthika B 1338 TVLR 6
9 Madhumida S 1342 SLM 6
10 Reshma C R 1328 KAN
11 Mohana Praba R B 1310 TRR
12 Benasir M 1577 CHE
13 Hiranmayi K 1205 CHE 5
14 Genita Gladys A 1225 ERO 5
15 Annapurni S 1337 TNJ 5

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