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Amlan, Ritwick, Rishita win titles in PC Borooah chess

Winners of PC Borooah Age Group Chess Championship.

GUWAHATI, April 8: Amlan Mahanta of Kendriya Vidyalaya, IOC, Ritwick Sinha of Don Bosco Guwahati and Rishita Sinha of St Mary’s High School clinched titles in the U-17, U-11 and U-7 categories respectively of PC Borooah Age Group Chess Championship concluded here today. The championship was organised by PC Borooah Chess Academy at its own premises where 52 students from the city based schools took part. The meet was organised in six-round Swiss League.

In under-17 category Amlan Mahanta of Kendriya Vidyalaya, IOC won the title with 5.5 points from 6 rounds while Simran Ahmed of St. Johns School scored 4.5 points from same number of round to claim second position. Anubhav Deva Sarma of Maharishi Vidya Mandir and Rishav Deuri of Don Bosco School, Guwahati scored 4 points each and placed 3rd and 4th respectively on the basis of their tie-break score.

In Under-11 category Ritwick Sinha of Don Bosco School scored 5.5 points from six rounds to win the title. Kaustav Kalita of Don Bosco School, Guwahati, Manthan Kashyap Datta of Axel Public School and Kunal Kalita of Don Bosco School got 3rd and 4th positions respectively.

In U-7 Category Rishita Sinha of St Mary’s HS School scored 3 points to be champion. In this category Akanksha Das of Delhi Public School, Guwahati got second position while Prayash Kashyap of Sarala Birla Gyanjyoti School and Ashlesha Talukdar of Euro Kid got 3rd and 4th Position Respectively.

Results: U-17: 1st Amlan Mahanta, Kendriya Vidyalaya, IOC, Noonmati (5.5 points); 2nd Simran Ahmed , St Johns School (4.5 points); 3rd Anubhav Deva Sarma, Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Rajgarh (4 points); 4th Rishav Deuri, Don Bosco School, Guwahati 4 Points.

U-11: 1st Ritwick Sinha, Don Bosco School, Guwahati (5.5 points); 2nd Kaustav Kalita, Don Bosco School, Guwahati (4.5 points); 3rd Manthan Kashyap Datta, Axel Public School (4.5 points); 4th Kunal Kalita, Don Bosco School, Guwahati (4.5 points).

U-7: 1st Rishita Sinha, St Mary’s HS School, Guwahati (3 points); 2nd Akanksha Das, Delhi Public School, Guwahati (2 points); 3rd Prayash Kashyap, Saral Birla Gyanjyoti (1 points); 4th Ashlesha Talukdar, Euro Kid.

Courtesy: The Assam Tribune

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