Praneeth, Shanmukha clinch Brilliant titles in 148th Brilliant Trophy Open Chess Tournament
K Praneeth from SR Digi School at Neredment and Shanmukha clinched the juniors and open titles in the 148th Brilliant Trophy Open Chess Tournament...
Hyderabad: K Praneeth from SR Digi School at Neredment and Shanmukha clinched the juniors and open titles in the 148th Brilliant Trophy Open Chess Tournament held at Brilliant Grammar High School, Dilsukhnagar on Sunday.With 5.5 points apiece, Shanmukha and Srujan Keertan tied for first place.
In the tie-break decider, Shanmukha romped home.Select final round results: Juniors category: K Praneeth  bt Rithvik C ; D Parthiv  drew with Eshanvi [4.5]; Abhinav Mahaveer  lost to Sahasransh Reddy ; Amruthavarshini  bt Sri Gamesh Charan ; AVK Abhirama  bt Vaishali ;
Open category: Shanmukha [5.5] bt K Tarun ; Srujan Keertan [5.5] bt S Bipinraj [4.5]; Perumallu  lost to Sai Krishna ; K Trisha  bt Bashiq Imrose ; Spandan Pati [4.5] drew with Sibi [4.5].Placing: Open category-Top ten: 1. Shanmukha, 2. Srujan Keertan, 3. K Tarun, 4. K Trisha, 5. Sai Krishna, 6. S Khan, 7. Karyasheel. 8. S Bipinraj, 9. Sibi, 10. Akira.
Winners: U-14 boys: Rithvik C, AVK Abhirama; U-14 girls: Amruthavarshini, N Sneha; U-12 boys: Sahasransh Reddy, Rito Broto; U-12 girls: Vaishali, Jyothi Jeevani; U-10 boys: Kovidh, Ch Anirudh; U-10 girls: Eshani, Tanu Sri Sai; U-8 boys: D Parthiv, Varun Chandrasekhar; U-8 girls: Anjana Sahasra; Annika Reddy; U-6 boys: Aansh Nandan, N Sruthik, Daksh; Best woman: Kheeri Ghanta; Best veteran; M Rammohan Rao.