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Express: Karthik Venkatraman and Sakshi Chitlange win National Juniors 2018

by Jitendra Choudhary - 06/12/2018

The National Juniors 2018 came to an end in New Delhi from 28th November to 6th of December 2018. Top three players from both open and girls section will represent India at the World Juniors to be held next year in India! The winner in the open section was Karthik Venkatraman, the top seed, and the only GM in the tournament. In the girls section Sakshi Chitlange won the event by a half point margin ahead of Aakanksha Hagawane and Vantika Agarwal. In the open section Rakesh Kumar Jena and Nitish Belurkar finished second and third respectively. Express report by Jitendra Choudhary from the venue.

Karthik and Sakshi Chitlange are the champions! | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

Karthik Venkatraman, the only GM participant in the event, won the tournament | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

Sakshi Chitlange won the girls section | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

The first place was won by Karthik Venkatraman (left) second by Rakesh Kumar Jena (centre) and third by Nitish Belurkar (right)  | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

The top three spots in girls went to 1st: Sakshi Chitlange (left), 2nd: Aakanksha Hagawane (centre) and 3rd: Vantika Agarwal (right) | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

Top three in open and top three in girls section | Photo: Jitendra Choudhary

Final Rankings after round 11 in Open:

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgRtgIRtgNClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 Rpw-weKrtg+/-
11GMKarthik VenkataramanU19IND252725270A P9,00,076,080,063,25824550,23102,3
22IMRakesh Kumar JenaU17IND239423940Odi8,50,075,581,060,75723970,91109,1
315FMNitish BelurkarU17IND231023100Goa8,50,075,079,558,75724111,732034,6
46Sammed Jaykumar SheteU19IND236823680Mah8,50,074,580,059,00723650,832016,6
512CMAronyak GhoshU15IND234323430W B8,50,073,078,558,50623100,632012,6
67FMRajdeep SarkarU17IND236223620W B8,50,072,077,557,75723240,37103,7
714Pranav VU13IND231123110T N8,50,069,575,056,75822670,22204,4
820FMWagh SuyogU19IND224022400Mah8,50,065,070,053,50721360,01200,2
98FMAnuj ShrivatriU15IND235723570M P8,00,070,576,554,7552262-0,3720-7,4
1019Saurabh AnandU17NatiIND224622460Bih8,00,064,569,550,5062097-0,6320-12,6
114Raahul V SU15IND238123810T N8,00,064,569,047,0072154-1,2420-24,8
1211FMAudi AmeyaU19IND234723470Goa8,00,064,068,550,2572059-1,5410-15,4
133IMRahul Srivatshav PU17IND239123910Tel7,50,077,584,055,7572297-0,2410-2,4
1427Aaryan VarshneyU13NatiIND220022000Del7,50,075,080,552,75522341,272025,4
1513Kaustuv KunduU19IND233723370W B7,50,074,078,550,7562213-0,5920-11,8
1635Panda SambitU15NatiIND213221320Odi7,50,073,077,548,50622292,144085,6
1716Ritviz ParabU19IND230923090Goa7,50,071,076,549,0072176-0,4020-8,0
1823Pranavananda VU19IND223022300A P7,50,070,575,548,50721480,22204,4
1910FMRathanvel V SU17IND234923490T N7,50,068,572,547,5052197-1,1120-22,2
209Neelash SahaU17IND235123510W B7,50,068,072,547,2552102-1,9120-38,2

 

Final Rankings after round 11 in girls:

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
13WIMChitlange SakshiF19wIND2237Mah9,00,074,079,563,257
22WIMAakanksha HagawaneF19wIND2264Mah8,50,078,084,063,507
34WIMVantika AgrawalF17wIND2210Del8,50,073,579,058,757
421WFMMeghna C HF19wIND1879Ker8,50,065,070,054,256
57WCMMrudul DehankarF15wIND2136Mah8,00,070,075,052,507
61WIMPriyanka NutakkiF17wIND2293A P8,00,070,074,051,507
76WFMMakhija AashnaF17wIND2197Mah8,00,068,073,552,256
826Toshali VF17wIND1859A P8,00,064,569,049,507
910WCMJyothsna LF15wIND2060T N7,50,076,581,553,505
1015Bakshi RutujaF19wIND1981Mah7,50,074,079,551,506
115Priyanka KF17wIND2207T N7,50,074,079,051,256
128WFMArpita MukherjeeF17wIND2090W B7,50,073,577,548,256
1319WFMTanishka KotiaF15wIND1951Har7,50,070,575,549,005
1422Ghosh SamriddhaaF17wIND1870W B7,50,066,571,545,006
1528Eesha Ajay SardaF15wIND1832Mah7,50,065,570,545,755
1638Savitha Shri BF11wNatiIND1745T N7,50,063,066,041,506
1731Adane NarayaniF15wNatiIND1806Mah7,50,062,566,542,006
1829Pandey SrishtiF17wIND1825Mah7,00,071,576,044,006
1917WIMChandreyee HajraF19wIND1963W B7,00,069,074,546,005
2020WCMJain NityataF15wIND1891M P7,00,069,073,544,506