Mysuru, June 26:- Karnataka State Under-9 Chess championship 2017 kick-started today at Hotel Dasaprakash Paradise, Mysuru inaugurated by Arvind Shastri virtualy .
This event is an all time record in Karnataka State under 9 category with more than 250 players from Bangalore, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Mandya, Gulbarga, Belgaum and Mysore taking participation.
Sriram Kote, former Karnataka State Champion formally inaugurated the event by moving a chess pawn. Nagendra Muralidhar, Vice-president of UKCA, Suresh of Mysore Chess Center and Vishwanath Das, General Manager, Hotel Dasaprakash Paradise, were present on the occasion.
In girls category 6 players are in joint lead with 3 points, while in boys 10 players have scored 3 points each. The 3 day event is organized by Mysore Chess Center under the auspices of United Karnataka Chess Association.
Results after 3 rounds:
|1||Avantika Banujit||2||Lost to||3||Shefali A N|
|2||Bhoomika Singh||2||Lost to||3||Anagha K G R|
|3||Vaishnavi R Rao||2||Lost to||3||Ashwitha J|
|4||Sugandhi S Katti||2||Lost to||3||Valety Swetha|
|5||Shriyana S Mallya||2||Lost to||3||Sharadhi Shastry|
|1||Ashwin P S||2||Lost to||3||Ayush J Yajaman|
|2||Arhan Chethan Anand||3||beat||2||Adithya D|
|3||Sarthak Anand Devadiga||2||Lost to||3||Apoorv Kamble|
|4||Arnav Muralidhar||3||beat||2||Anuj M D|
|5||Sathwik A Shetty||2||Lost to||2||Yash Abhijit Patil|