Shahab Ahmad Farooqui wins 14th UP State under-25
In a closely fought battle for 14th Uttar Pradesh State under-25 championship, five players finished at 6.0/7. However, due to a better tie-break score Shahab Ahmad Farooqui of Varanasi clinched the championship. Jai Saxena of Prayagraj secured the first runner-up position and top seed Vikash Nishad of Kanpur had to settle for second runner-up position. Total 76 players participated in this four-day tournament held in Kaushambi from 10 different districts across the state. Photo: FA Raghavendra Shukla
Shahab wins the five-way tie
You can buy the t-shirt which top seed of the tournament, Vikash Nishad is wearing here
The seven-round Swiss League tournament was organized by Zilla Shatranj Sports Association Kaushambi at SP Memorial Institute of Technology from 12th to 15th July 2019. Total 76 players participated from 10 different districts across the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Final Ranking after 7 Rounds
|1||3||Shahab Ahmad Farooqui||IND||1647||Varanasi||6,0||0,0||31,0||32,0|