Koushik pockets title


Koushik, who clinched the State Open title two days back, defeated Stany GA of Shimoga in the ninth and final round to pocket the crown.

Koushik and Arvind Shastry of Bangalore were tied on 7.5 points but the Mysorean won the title on a better tie-break score.

Arvind overcame YG Vijendra of Mysore in the final round. Koushik and Arvind will represent the State in the upcoming National rapid chess championship.
Standings: Girish A Koushik (7.5 points) 1; Arvind Shastry (7.5) 2; Stany GA (7) 3; Satvik M (7) 4; Santosh Kashyap (7) 5; Suraj M (6.5) 6; Yashas D (6.5) 7; Shreeshan S (6.5) 8; Manasa K (6.5) 9; Jagadish HD (6) 10.

Important results (final round): Stany (Shi, 7) lt to Koushik (Mys, 7.5); A Shastry (Ban, 7.5) bt Vijendra YG (Mys, 6); S Kashyap (Ban, 7) bt Yashas D (Shi, 6.5); Gautam MD (Has, 6) lt to Satvik M (Ban, 7); Kishan Gangolli (Shi, 6) drew Suraj M (Ban, 6.5); Manasa K (Man, 6.5) bt Gahan MG (Man, 5.5); Sushrutha Reddy (Ban, 5.5) lt to Shreeshan S (Shi, 6.5); Jagadish HD (Ban, 6) bt Varma Shabdhik (Ujjire, 5.5); Gautam JK (Shi, 6) bt Amogha HA (Mys, 5); Manoj R (Has, 6) bt Arjun U Prabhu (Shi, 5).

Round VIII: Suraj (Ban, 6) lt to Stany (Shi, 7); Yashas (Shi, 6.5) drew A Shastry (Ban, 6.5); Manasa K (Man, 5.5) lt to Koushik (Mys, 6.5); Gahan MG (Man, 6) drew Kishan Gangolli (Shi, 6); Satvik (Ban, 6) bt Jagadish (Ban, 5); Vijendra (Mys, 6) bt Varma Shabdhik (Ujjire, 5); Naren N Kumar (Ban, 5) lt to S Kashyap (Ban, 6); Gautam MD (Has, 6) bt Gautam JK (Shi, 5); Shreeshan S (Shi, 5.5) bt Upendra K (Mys, 4.5); Raviprakash S M (Mys, 4.5) lt to Sushrutha R (Ban, 5.5).

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