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Maharashtra State Schools witness over 600 participants

by Shahid Ahmed - 04/09/2019

Total 605 players from various districts of Maharashtra participated in this Maharashtra State Schools Selection FIDE Rating Tournament in four-day age group rating tournament held between 27th and 30th August at Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Total 24 players (top two from each group) qualified for the upcoming National Schools Championship 2019 which will also be held in the same city and organized by the same organizer Grandmaster Chess Foundation. Here is a pictorial report of the tournament which witnessed almost 1200 people from all across the state including parents and officials. Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Mumbai Suburban and Nagpur dominate Maharashtra State Schools

A part of the 605 players in action in Maharashtra State School Championship | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Inaugural move is being made by Atul Save | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

The tournament was inaugurated by Minister of State for Industry Mr. Atul Save. Also present on the occasion were University senate member Pankaj Bharsakhale, Sudhir Naik, Prof. Dr. Sandip Jagtap, AMCA Secretary Vijay Deshpande, Chief Arbiter Vitthal Madhav.

Each round was inaugurated by a guest | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Over 500 parents attended the tournament | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Tournament Director Vijay Deshpande and Chief Arbiter Vitthal Madhav along with the volunteers | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Operations head of Lokmat group Karan Darda is being welcomed by Vijay Deshpande | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

More than one thousand people attended the prize distribution ceremony. Well known Industrialist Mr. Pradeep Dhut and Operations head of Lokmat group Mr. Karan Darda were chief guests. Also present on the Dias were AMCA Secretary and tournament director Mr. Vijay Deshpande, AMCA treasurer Mr. Rajendra Konde, Secretary of Grandmaster Chess Foundation Dr. Manisha Deshpande, Chief Arbiter Mr. Vitthal Madhav, Well known coach Mr. G. Balaji, Mr. Ganesh Deshpande and Mr. Lekh Mithawala.

Prize winners in open category | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Prize winners in girls category | Photo: Vijay Deshpande

Total 24 players were selected for National Schools Championship and 250 prizes were given to the prize winners. The tournament took place at Saptapadi Mangal Karyalaya, Aurangabad from 27th to 30th August 2019.

Selected players in under-6 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
117
Myrah SuchdevF06wIND0Mumbai City6,50,036,537,028,256
218
Pal VedikaF06wIND0Nagpur6,00,036,537,526,006

Complete standings

Selected players in under-6 open

Rk.SNo NameTypFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
126
Kule NirmayU06FID0Thane7,50,038,041,037,507
224
Joshi Aditya ShripadU06IND0Pune7,00,036,539,533,006

Complete standings

Selected players in under-8 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
141
Vritika Krushna GameF08wIND0Nagpur7,50,036,039,036,257
21
Prisha KesarwaniF08wIND1178Mumbai Suburban7,00,039,042,034,507

Complete standings

Selected players in under-8 open

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
11
Sherla PrathameshU08IND1268Pune7,00,039,543,537,256
215
Nair SreevaishnavU08IND1031Raigad7,00,033,536,532,007

Complete standings

Selected players in under-10 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
14
Divya Sharad PatilF10wIND1264Kolhapur7,01,037,040,034,256
21
Sani DeshpandeF10wIND1404Aurangabad7,00,034,537,030,007

Complete standings

Selected players in under-10 open

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
15
Aarav LakhaniU10IND1331Mumbai Suburban7,50,038,042,039,007
211
Ghadge HarshU10IND1303Ahmednagar6,50,037,039,531,006

Complete standings

Selected players in under-12 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12
Aastha TurankarF12wIND1262Nagpur7,00,037,038,532,756
26
Sri Rashmika MF12wIND1211Nagpur6,50,036,039,030,755

Complete standings

Selected players in under 12-open

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12
Dhruv Swapnil HaldankarU12IND1518Mumbai Suburban7,00,038,041,034,756
28
Himanshu JethwaniU12IND1254Nagpur6,50,540,544,033,756

Complete standings

Selected players in under-14 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
14
Kulkarni Siya JayantF14wIND1256Nashik7,01,035,537,031,256
22
Saniya Rafique TadaviF14wIND1287Jalgaon7,00,036,040,033,007

Complete standings

Selected players in under-14 open

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12
Deshpande SuhanU14IND1638Nagpur6,50,035,038,530,506
21
Nikam SudhanshuU14IND1701Aurangabad6,00,039,544,031,754

Complete standings

Selected players in under-16 girls

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12
WCMWankhade SanskrutiF14wIND1559Akola7,01,032,034,028,506
21
Greeshma Anand DhumalF16wIND1934Thane7,00,032,535,028,007

Complete standings

Selected players in under-16 open

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
11
Wankhede AvishkarU16IND1904Nashik8,00,038,042,042,008
26
Saparia Jeel BharatU16IND1453Mumbai Suburban6,00,538,042,028,755

Complete standings