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ONGC triumph in style

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) emerged victorious in the All India Public Sector (AIPS) chess tournament which concluded here on Friday. All GMs team went on to tie the final round with Air India and secured nine match points to win the title. Host team Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) scored eight points and settled for the second spot. Airport Authority of India (AAI)  finished third with six points.

The five-day event was organised by Indian Oil Corporation from March 14 to 18 at Hotel Sandesh the Prince, Mysuru. In the prize distribution function, V K  Misra, Executive director, IOCL, Delhi, Kannada actress Shruti Nandeesh, R  Garg, General Manager, IOCL, Mumbai, Anil Limaye, Deputy GM, IOCL, Bengaluru, Nagendra Muralidhar, Vice-president of UKCA and Devaki V Prasad, organising secretary gave away the prizes.

Final rankings:

Rank

Team

Games

Wins

Draws

Lost

Match Pts

Game Pts.

1

ONGC

5

4

1

0

9

13½

2

IOCL

5

4

0

1

8

14½

3

AAI

5

3

0

2

6

11½

4

AI

5

2

1

2

5

9

5

LIC

5

1

0

4

2

8

6

BSNL

5

0

0

5

0

 

Board prizes:

Board 1:

Rank

 

Name

Rtg

Team

Pts.

1

GM

Sasikiran Krishnan

2637

ONGC

4

2

GM

Adhiban B.

2663

IOCL

Board 2:

Rank

 

Name

Rtg

Team

Pts.

1

GM

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi

2648

ONGC

2

GM

Kunte Abhijit

2505

IOCL

Board 3:

Rank

 

Name

Rtg

Team

Pts.

1

GM

Lalith Babu M R

2573

IOCL

2

GM

Shyam Sundar M.

2523

AAI

4

Board 4:

Rank

 

Name

Rtg

Team

Pts.

1

IM

Deshmukh Anup

2213

LIC

2

GM

Sengupta Deep

2554

ONGC

4

 

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