Raja Rithvik extends the lead by One point

Dr.N.Mahalingam 28th National under-17 Open & Girls Chess Championship 2017

Raja Rithvik extended his lead by defeating Sibi Visal in 32 moves with 7.5pts, playing against accelerated dragon opening Raja explored his queenside and won a piece on 25th move. Top seed after losing the 3rd round, joined the second spot with Rathanvel with 6.5 pts. In the girls section, overnight leader Arpita held to draw by Priyanka. On the 2nd board Chitlange sakshi defeated Harshita Guddanti whereas Tarini Goyal defeated Bhanot Stuti on the 3rd board, resulting three way tie by Arpita, Chitlange and Tarini with 6.5 pts. Priyanka and Tejaswini share the second spot with 6.0pts.

Round 8 Boys:

Bo. Name Club Pts Res. Pts Name Club
1 Raja Rithvik R Telangana beat 6 Sibi Visal R Tamil Nadu
2 Rathanvel V S Tamil Nadu drew with 6 Nitish Belurkar Goa
3 Erigaisi Arjun Telangana beat Mitrabha Guha West Bengal
4 Harshavardhan G B Tamil Nadu 5 lost to 6 Saurabh Anand Bihar
5 Kumar Gaurav Bihar 5 lost to 6 Shyam Kumar M Tamil Nadu
6 Selvamurugan B Tamil Nadu drew with Hari Madhavan N B Tamil Nadu
7 Nithin Babu Kerala 5 lost to 6 Deota Snehil S Karnataka
8 Manish Anto Cristiano F Tamil Nadu drew with Barath Kalyan M Tamil Nadu
9 Tarun V Kanth Tamil Nadu beat 5 Kishore Kumar Jaganathan Tamil Nadu
10 Patil Harshal Maharashtra lost to Srihari L Puducherry

 

Round 8 Girls:

Bo. Name Club Pts Res. Pts Name Club
1 Arpita Mukherjee West Bengal drew with 6 Priyanka K AICF
2 Harshita Guddanti Andhra Pradesh lost to Chitlange Sakshi Maharashtra
3 Bhanot Stuti Haryana lost to Tarini Goyal Chandigarh
4 Dhyana Patel Gujarat 5 lost to 6 Tejaswini Sagar Gujarat
5 Kavisha S Shah Gujarat beat 5 Toshali V Andhra Pradesh
6 Garima Gaurav Bihar 5 drew with 5 Jyothsna L Tamil Nadu
7 Pooja S (2002) Tamil Nadu lost to Bommini Mounika Akshaya Andhra Pradesh
8 Rajashree Rajeev Kerala 5 drew with 5 Niharika Ch Andhra Pradesh
9 Poorna Sri M.K Tamil Nadu lost to Abirama Srinithi G Tamil Nadu
10 Mishra Riya Uttar Pradesh lost to Mohana Praba R B Tamil Nadu

 

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