Mangalore: The Karnataka State Under -15 FIDE Rated Open and Under 15 Girls Chess Championship-2012 is being held at “Sri Subhramaniya Sabha, Karangalpady, from 18-07-2012 to 22-07-2012 organized by South Kanara District Chess Association under the Aegis of United Karnataka Chess Association.
Karnataka State Under-15 Open FIDE Rated
End of Day 2 and Round 4
In the 3rd round of the Under-15 Open Chess Championship second seed Satvik M from Bangalore beat his Bangalorean counterpart Parthasarthy R in the first board. Second board saw Andria D’Souza from Mangalore beating Amogha H A from Mysore. The Under- 13 State Champion Arjun Adappa from Mangalore lost to Sharan Rao from Mangalore in the 3rd board.
In the 4th round M Satvik from Bangalore beat with his black pieces his opponent Sharan Rao from Mangalore in a queen and rook ending ,and successfully gained a point. In board number 2, A Augustin of Kodagu lost his battle against Andria from Mangalore.
Results at the end of Round 4
Bo. Name District Pts Res. Pts Name District
1 Sharan Rao Mangalore 3 lost to 4 Satvik M Bangalore
2 Augustin A Kodagu 2½ lost to 4 Andria L D`souza Mangalore
3 Amogha H A Mysore 2½ drew with 2½ Vivekraj Mangalore
4 Parthasarathy R Bangalore 2½ drew with 2½ Nikhilesh M Holla Mangalore
5 Nikhil R Umesh Shivamogga 3 Beat 2 Ananya S Mangalore
6 Arjun Adappa Mangalore 2½ drew with 2 Varma Shabdhik Mangalore
Karnataka State Under-15 Girls Chess Championship--Prize Distribution
Day two started off with round 3 for the Under -15 Girls where top seeded Gangamma from Mysore beat Manasa H R from Mysore in a closely fought game. In the 2nd board Shalon Joanne Pais from Mangalore beat Vidya Moni from Bangalore. Round 3 ended with Gangamma securing sole lead with 3 points.
In the final round, the top board saw Gangamma from Mysore and Shalon Joanne Pais from Mangalore who settled for a draw. Manasa H R from Mysore beat Vani S Indrali from Hubli in the 2nd board.
At the end of the tournament Gangamma emerged as the undefeated winner with 3.5 points out of 4 rounds. Shalon Joanne Pais from Mangalore was placed second followed by Manasa HR from Mysore in 3rd place and Vani S Indrali from Hubli in 4th place. The top four players will be representing Karnataka State in the National Under -15 (Sub-Juniors) Championship which will be held at Nagpur from Sept 17th to 27th 2012.
Results at the end of Round 4
Bo. Name District Pts Result Pts Name District
1 Gangamma B N Mysore 3½ drew with 3 Shalon Joanne Pais Mangalore
2 Vani S Indrali Hubli 2½ lost to 3 Manasa H R Mysore
3 Yogita M Naik Mangalore 2½ drew with 2½ Swathi Bhat Mangalore
4 Vidya Moni Bangalore 1½ drew with 1½ Eulalia A J Pereira Mangalore
5 Kavya M Rao Shimoga 2 beat 1 Priyanka N Kodagu
Rank Name Club Pts BH. BH. SB
1 Gangamma B N Mysore 3½ 8½ 6 8.50
2 Shalon Joanne Pais Mangalore 3 8 6 6.00
3 Manasa H R Mysore 3 8 6 5.00
4 Vani S Indrali Hubli 2½ 7½ 6 4.00
5 Yogita M Naik Mangalore 2½ 7½ 5½ 5.25
6 Swathi Bhat Mangalore 2½ 6 5½ 2.00
7 Kavya M Rao Shimoga 2 5½ 5 1.0
8 Eulalia A J Pereira Mangalore 1½ 7 6 1.00
9 Vidya Moni Bangalore 1½ 7 5½ 1.75
10 Ninada K C Mangalore 1 7½ 5½ 0.50
11 Priyanka N Kodagu 1 6 4½ 0.50