Raghavendra emerges amateur champion

Raghavendra V emerged as state amateur chess champion here on Wednesday. In the final and decisive round, Raghavendra defeated Varma Shabdhik to top the table with eight points. Sameer Ghotane of Belgaum beat Sugyan Prakash Maharaj of Bengaluru for the second place. Raghavendra and Sameer will represent Karnataka in the National Amateur Championship.  

There was four-way tie for the second place with 7.5 points, but  Sameer secured the second place with a better tie-break score.

Bo Name Rtg Pts Res. Pts Name Rtg
1 Raghavendra V 1917 8 beat 7 Varma Shabdhik 1875
2 Kedar Umesh Vaze 1848 drew with Chincholimath Halsagar 1903
3 Sameer Ghotane 1928 beat Sugyan Prakash Maharaj 1702
4 Jagadish P 1837 drew with Bharadwaj Akshay 1872
5 Raju M 1856 beat Deota Snehil S 1609
6 Aravinda B R 1631 6 lost to 7 Gautam J.K. 1847
7 Ansuman Mohanty 1626 7 beat 6 Sharang M. S. 1803
8 Tulsi M 1658 7 beat 6 Rajashekara N 1526
9 Sudarshan Bhat 1617 7 beat 6 Aryagopal 1637
10 Sanjay Sindhia Mh 1855 lost to Iyengar Sharanya 1488

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