Chennai: Guru Nanak College recently organized Guru Fest, a State level children chess tournament at Guru Nanak college on 23 and 24 November.
According to a release, this event has attracted 617 players from all over the state including 67 FIDE rated players. The event was organized under swiss system with five categories, which are Under 8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-18 with 8 rounds for boys and seven rounds for girls.
This event was organized by Guru Nanak College under the aegis of Tamilnadu state chess association and Chennai district chess association. Grand Master K. Sasikiran presided over the function and gave away the prizes on 24th.
Top three winners in each category:
Under 8 Boys
1.Prem Shankar B U; 2. Jackson; 3. Krithin Durai
Under 10 Boys
1.Kavin B; 2. Mohit S; 3 Hari Dev S
Under 12 Boys
1. Jai Sankar Subramanian; 2. Dillish; 3. Pavan Anand
Under 14 Boys
1. Saravanavel ; 2 Srikrishnan P; 3 Nawin MS
Under 18 Boys
1. Shree Ganesh; 2. Raaghav Rajesh; 3 Raghav V
Under 8 Girls
1 Vallabhi G; 2. Priyanka J; 3 Nivedita VC, Sanaa AG
Under 10 Girls
1. Nakshatra G; 2. Mahathi R; 3. Navya PL
Under 12 Girls
1. Keerthana Easwar; 2. Shreesha M; 3. Nandhitha Anand
Under 14 Girls
1. Subashree Ranganathan; 2. Harini T; 3. Adhya S
Under 18 Girls
1. Hemakshii; 2. Kaviya R; 3. Avanthikha RP