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...
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).