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Under 11 Open & Girls Chess Selection Tournament 2016

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Mysore Chess Center will be organising Mysore District Under 11 Boys & Girls Chess Selection Tournament 2016 on 11th and 12th of May 2016 at Sri Ramamandira, New Kantharaja Urs Road, near Ballal Circle, Krishnamurthypuram, Mysore. This is a selection tournament for the Karnataka State under 11 Boys & Girls Chess Championship 2015 which is scheduled from 20th May 2016 in Benagaluru

The tournament will be conducted in Swiss league Rapid Chess format separately for boys and girls. Only Mysore district players born on or after 1st Jan 2005 (below 11 years) are eligible to participate in this tournament.

Top 2 Boys and Girls from this tournament will be selected to represent Mysore in Karnataka State under 11 Chess Championship-2016. Trophy prizes and certificates will be awarded to top 10 winners. There will be encouragement trophy prizes for players in Under 09 and Under 07 age categories.

Players should confirm the entry through SMS/WHATSAPP to 9980763063 along with your Name and Date of Birth details. Entry fee is Rs. 200/- & last date to confirm the entry is 10/05/2016. Spot entries will be not entertained. Players should report on 11th May at 03.30 PM. Players need to bring their own chess sets and chess clocks.

For more information please contact Nagendra; Mob: 8123819220 or visit Mysore Chess Center, #11, Swimming pool road, Saraswathipuram, Mysore – 570009 Ph: 08214288437.



Arnav Muralidhar of Bangalore won the Karnataka state under-09 boy’s chess championship scoring 8.5 points out of 9 rounds while Siddarth Bhat from Mangalore securing 7 points to win runner-up trophy.

Anoushka Bhatt of Bangalore won the Karnataka state under-09 girls chess championship scoring 8.5 points from 9 rounds. Mysore girl Dathri umesh of NPS defeated WCM Shefali A N of mandya in the final round to to secure runner-up position with 7.5 points.

The top 2 are selected for the national under-9 chess championship 2016 which is going to be held at Punjab. The top-ten cash and trophy prizes were awarded in each category and also all players were presented with special prizes and certificates for encouragement.

The prizes were given by Mr Vishwanath director of Dasprakash Hotel, Mr Arvind Shastry, Secretary, UKCA, Mr Nagendra Murlidhar Director of Mysore Chess Center, Mr Gavi Siddayya Joint Secretary UKCA, Mrs Madhuri Jain Secretary Mandya District Chess Association.

Final Ranking (Boys):

Rank Name Club Pts
1 Anoushka Bhatt BLR
2 Dhatri Umesh MYS
3 Eshanvi M N MYS 7
4 Vindya Sridhar MYS 7
5 Vaishnavi R Rao BLR
6 Yashaswi S Kiran MDY 6
7 Shefali A N MDY 6
8 Sri Akshitha Sajja BLR 6
9 Tanmayee Reddy BLR 6
10 Shraddha Somanath BLR 6

Final Ranking (Girls):

Rank Name Club Pts
1 Arnav Muralidhar BLR
2 Siddarth Bhat J DK
3 Arhan Chethan Anand BLR 7
4 Sasmith A Suvarna UDP 7
5 Deota Sriyansh BLR 7
6 Pranav P Angadi BLR 7
7 Shubh Kapur BLR 7
8 Nikilesh G K BLR
9 Anirudh B S BLR
10 Anirudhh M K BLR