Charpot, Vinita Kumar wield chess ‘Power’
Shailesh Charpot from Western RegionII and Eastern RegionII player Vinita Kumar won the men and women singles titles with clinical precision in the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd InterRegional Chess tournament, under the aegis of SRTI, here on Sunday
Hyderabad: Shailesh Charpot from Western Region-II and Eastern Region-II player Vinita Kumar won the men and women singles titles with clinical precision in the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd Inter-Regional Chess tournament, under the aegis of SRT-I, here on Sunday.
It brought curtains down on the eventful three-day championship that drew the participation of 55 players from across all regions.
Later, V Sekhar, ED (SRT-I) gave away the prizes in the presence of arbiter S Subbaraju and Organising Committee members BS Rao, A Nagaraju, S Ravi and SK Singh.
Final standings: Men: 1. Shailesh Charpot (WR-II-4.5), 2. Doley RP (NER-4.5), 3. Avinash Kumar (ER-I-4.5), 4. Anoop Kumar (NR-II-4), 5. Rajeev Ranjan (NR-III-4);
Women: 1. Vinitha Kumar (ER-II-4), 2. Kumari Kamlesh (NR-I-3), 3. Pranali Chaudhary (WR-I-3);
Important results-Men Round 5: Shailesh Charpot (4.5) drew with Doley RP (4.5); Girish Kumar (3.5) lost to S Ravi (SR-I) (4); Murali (SR-II) (3) lost to Avinash Kumar (4.5);
Women Round 4: Sneha Kalbudhe (WR-I) (3) lost to Vinitha Kumar (4); Kumari Kamlesh (3) bt Swati Agarwal (NR-III) (2); Pranali Chaudhary (WR-I) (3) bt Priya Dhar (NER) (1.5).