Chandigarh, April 29, 2018: Rohan Gupta of Ryan International School, Chandigarh with 4.5 points in under-13 Open category, Bhuvi with 3.5 points in under-13 Girls category, Sidharth Bhargav with 3 points in Under 7 Open category and Saanvi with 2 points in U-7 Girls category emerged champions in their respective categories at the Chandigarh Chess Championship at St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School in Sector 44 here today.
Rohan Gupta, Pratyaksh Goel, Bhuvi and Precious Bansal in Under 13 (open and girls) category, Sidharth Bhargav, Viraj Chaudhary, Saanvi and Geetika in Under 7 (open and girls) category have been selected to represent Chandigarh in the Nationals to be held at Ahmedabad (Under-13) from June 14 to 22 and in Tumkur, Karnatka(Under-7) from July 16 to 24.
Chandigarh Chess Association president AP Saxena distributed the prizes.
Final standings in Under 13 Open category;
4.5 pts: Rohan Gupta, Goel Pratyaksh. 3.5 pts: Bhuvi. 3 pts: Shaunak Choudhary, Arnav Kushwaha, Shaurya Chopra, Kartikaye Kaul, Shaurya, Precious Bansal, Chetas Singh. 2.5 pts: Swastik Singhal. 2 pts: Amey Goyal, Aarush Dhawan, Aahan Gupta, Riya, Akhil Goyal, Aaryan Gupta, Yogjot Singh. 1 pt: Ajay Krishan, Rudramaria, Saanvi Singla, Rohitaksh Gupta.
U-7 open and girls: 3 pts: Sidharth Bhargav. 2 pts: Saanvi, Geetika, Swara Trehan. 1 pt: Viraj Choudhary, Karunyya Prashar, Sansita.