Shri Dhakshina Murthy International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament (Below-1500)

G. Karthikeyan  of  Kanchi District had clinched the winners title with the sole lead of 8.5 points and bagged the first prize of  Rs. 70,000/- in the Shri Dhakshnamurthy  International FIDE Rated chess tournament 2018 being organized by King Maker  Chess Academy at SRI DHARAMCHAND JAIN SCHOOL (CBSE), Karuvambakkam, hall from 23rd to 25th February, 2018. Totally 401 Players from Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry, Maharashtra, Bihar, Chattisgar, Karnataka, Kerala, West Bengal, Himachala Pradesh, Odissa, Jharkhand, Misoram and Host Tamil Nadu have participated in this prestigious tournament with the 5,00,000/- Lakh as cash prize.

 Mr. Jin Raj, Correspondent and Secretary, Chief Guest of the Valedictory function in the presence of Mr. S. Balaraman, Jt. Secretary of Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and Chief Arbiter, Mr. Abslam, Secretary, VDCA, Mr. Gowri Karthykeyan, Secretary. Kingmaker Chess Academy, A. David Doss, M. Vinothkumar and Mr. Anbhazhagan were distributed the prizes to the winners in the Prize distribution Ceremony.

Final ranking

Rank

Name

Club

Pts

1

Karthikeyan G

TN

2

Raj Kumar R

TN

8

3

Wagh Varun

MAH

4

Mahendar B

Tel

5

Prem Anantha Rajan V.

TN

6

Surya Thangavel

TN

7

Kavi Samrat P

AP

8

Satheesh Kumar G

TN

7

9

Varunsatyaa Parthasarathy

TN

7

10

Gokula Vishnu R

TN

7

11

Siddik Akbar

TN

7

12

Gupta Anshurup

KAR

7

13

Natarajan M

TN

7

14

Kaustubh Balaji

TN

7

15

Adithya Ramesh

TN

7

16

Lakshmi Narayanan Rajadurai

TN

7

17

Nandish V S

TN

7

18

Jakir Hussain

AP

7

19

Gopichand K

TN

7

20

Varadharajan I.

TN

7

21

Robinson M G

TEL

22

Ssathyan S R

TN

23

Aragonda Mohan

Tel

24

Susheel Reddy P

AP

25

Pragadesh P

TN

26

Mrithyunjay Mahadevan

TN

27

Arul Prakash N

TN

28

Prathesh Kumar R

TN

29

Navalkar Amit

MAH

30

Pruthivirajan M

TN

6,5

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