Varun, Srithan win chess titles
V Varun and Srithan Saypuri won titles in the open and juniors categories respectively in t he 114th Brilliant Trophy Open Chess tourney at the Brilliant Grammar School on Sunday. Varun scored 5.5 points out of six rounds to take the top honours while S Khan and S Shiva scored five points each to finish second and third respectively. In the junior’s category, Srithan scored maintained a clean slate to lift the title. P Asrithtram scored five points to finish second. Shakeel Ahmad was rewarded with the best veteran award while D Sneha was rewarded with the best woman award.
Results: Finals: Top ten placings: Open category: 1. V Varun, 2. S Khan, 3. S Shiva, 4. Neeraj Anirudh, 5. V Praneeth, 6. Anurag.K, 7. D. Jishitha, 8. S Subbaraju, 9. K.Nikhil, 10. B Mahender; Junior category: U-14: Boys: 1. N Taruntej, 2. K Sumanth; Girls: 1. Kankshitha 2. AN Moukthika; U-12: Boys: 1. Asrithram 2. M Rushil; Girls: 1. Basma 2 K Jeevan Varsha; U-10: Boys: 1. T Mourya, 2. B Nikunj; Girls: 1. V Sarayu, 2. Varenya; U-8: Boys: 1. Ch Sai Manindra 2. Vishwak; Girls: 1. Nigama Sree, 2. V Nitya; U-6: Boys: 1. Sai Abhinav, 2. P Sai Rishiraj; Girls: 1. NG Hasini; Best Woman: D Sneha; Best Veteran: Shakeel Ahmad.