Girish, Gangamma emerge champs

Girish, Gangamma emerge champs

Girish KoushikGangamma

Koushik defeated Bangalore’s Bharadwaj Akshay in the final round to clinch the boys’ title with 8.5 points. Gangamma drew her final round game with Andria L D’souza of Mangalore to pocket the girls’ crown. Gangamma scored 5.5 points.

Koushik, Akshay, Augustin A, Chirag M Ramesh, Neeraj S Pai, Gangamma and Swathi MR will represent Karnataka in the National under-13 meet at Puducherry.

Final ranking: Boys: Girish A Koushik (Mys, 8.5) 1; Akshay Bharadwaj (Ban, 7) 2; Augustin A (Kod, 7) 3; Chirag M Ramesh (Mys, 7) 4; Neeraj S Pai (Shi, 7) 5; Amogha HA (Mys, 7) 6; Aditya Pai K (Mang, 6.5) 7; Varma Shabdhik (Belthangady, 6.5) 8; Satvik M (Ban, 6.5) 9; Naren N Kumar (Ban, 6.5) 10. Girls: Gangamma BN (Mys, 5.5) 1; Swathi MR (Tum, 4.5) 2; Reesha Shenoy (Man, 4.5) 3; Andria L D`souza (Man, 4.5) 4; Shalon Joanne Pais (Man, 4.5) 5; Sampada HR (Hassan, 4.5) 6; Akshatha R (Shi, 4) 7; Sheetal S (Shi, 4) 8.
Important results (final round): Boys: Akshay lt to Koushik; Amogha H A drew Chirag; Aditya lt to Neeraj; Augustin bt Anantharam R (Man); Satvik bt Parthasarathy R (Ban, 5.5); Naren bt Kaushik H S (Ban, 5.5); Varma bt Adityahrydai Srinivasan (Ban, 5.5); Sharan Rao (Man, 6) drew Vijeth T A (Ban, 6); Pangal Gopalkrishna Nayak (Man, 5.5) lt to Vivekraj; Manas Lakshmiprasad (Ban, 6) bt Dhanush Ravi (Ban, 5); Nikhil R Umesh (Bhad, 6) bt Rahul Gowda D A (Chikk, 5); Amith N Mahesh (Shi, 5.5) drew Dheeraj H (Man, 5.5); Yashaskar Jois (Mys, 5) lt to Shreyas Pandith (Man, 6); Arjun Adappa (Man, 5) lt to Tulsi M (Mys, 6); Ishan Bansal (Ban, 5.5) drew Prakhyath K ( Shi, 5.5); Akash K Shetty (Chikk, 6) bt Tejas Prasad (Mys, 5); Nitin R (Ban, 4.5) lt to Ajay S (Shi, 5.5); Amogh Narayan (Ban, 5.5) bt Naman M Shetty (Man, 4.5). Girls: Gangamma drew Andria L D’souza (Man, 4.5); Shalon Joanne Pais (Man, 4.5) drew Swathi M R (Tumkur, 4.5); Eulalia A J Pereira (Man, 3.5) lt to Reesha Shenoy (Man, 4.5); Sampada H R (Hassan, 4.5) bt Manasa H R (Mys, 3) Sheetal S (Shi, 4) bt Aditi B Rao (Man, 3).

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