Prasannaa wins 1st SCA FIDE Rating Chess Tournament

Fifth seed Prasannaa S (6/6), with superior tie-break won the 1st SCA FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2015 at Dr. MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women, Chennai here today. Sharing the top spot at 6.0 points was third seed FIDE Master M Vinoth Kumar.

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For their cent percent score Prasannaa & Vinoth earn ELO rating points of 28 & 12 respectively. The winning duo also pocket the prizes of Rs. 20000 & Rs 12000 for their 1-2 winning performance.
(L to R) Back Row : Mr.S.Ganesan, Secretary, CDCA, Mr Venkat Kumar, President, CDCA, Mr B Murugavel, Vice President, TNSCA Front row  : Mrs Shyamala, Tournament Director, Mr.Sakthi Prabhakar, Jt.Secretary CDCA,Champion S Prasannaa, International Master Manuel Aaron, International Arbiter R.Srivatsan, Chief Arbiter

(L to R) Back Row : Mr.S.Ganesan, Secretary, CDCA, Mr Venkat Kumar, President, CDCA, Mr B Murugavel, Vice President, TNSCA
Front row : Mrs Shyamala, Tournament Director, Mr.Sakthi Prabhakar, Jt.Secretary CDCA,Champion S Prasannaa, International Master Manuel Aaron, International Arbiter R.Srivatsan, Chief Arbiter

India’s first International Master Manuel Aaron distributed the cash prizes for Rs.120000 (Rupees One Lakh twenty thousand only) for 52 winners, while ten glittering cups each were awarded Boys & Girls under 8, 10,12,14 & 18 respectively.

Final Placings : 1-2 Prasannaa S, Vinoth Kumar M 6.0, 3-9 Hirthickkesh P R, Prajesh R, Visveshwar A, Manu David Suthandram R, Kumar S, Keerthivasan K, Mythireyan P 5.5, 10 Hemanth Raam 5.0 pts

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