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National U-13 Open and Girls Chess Championship begins!

by ChessBase India - 23/07/2016

The 30th National Under-13 Open & Girls chess championship is taking place from 22 July to 30 July in Rajpath Club, Ahmedabad. The tournament is a 11-round swiss where some of India's best talents aged below thirteen are competing for the medals and a place in the Indian team for the youth tournaments. We bring you an express report.

National U-13 Open and Girls Chess Championship begins!

The 30th National Under-13 Open & Girls chess championship is taking place from 22 July to 30 July in Rajpath Club, Ahmedabad. The tournament is a 11-round swiss where some of India's best talents aged below thirteen are competing for the medals and a place in the Indian team for the youth tournaments. We bring you an express report.

Top seed in the Open: CM Arjun Erigaisi (2337)
[Event "30th NATIONAL UNDER-13 BOYS CHESS CHAMP"]
[Site "Rajpath Club (Golden Hall) (A"]
[Date "2016.07.22"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Erigaisi, Arjun"]
[Black "Akavaram, Aashish Reddy"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "1335"]
[PlyCount "87"]
[EventDate "2016.07.22"]
[EventRounds "11"]
[EventCountry "IND"]
1. d4 e6 2. c4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Ne4 8. Bf4
Nxc3 9. bxc3 Nd7 10. Ne2 O-O 11. O-O Nf6 12. h3 Nh5 13. Bh2 Bd6 14. Qc2 Bxh2+
15. Kxh2 f5 16. Rae1 g6 17. f4 Nf6 18. Ng1 Kg7 19. Nf3 h6 20. Ne5 Nd7 21. Rf3
Nxe5 22. fxe5 Be6 23. Ref1 Qd7 24. Qf2 Rf7 25. Rb1 b5 26. Qc2 a6 27. a4 Qc7 28.
Rf2 Qd7 29. Qc1 Qe7 30. Ra2 Qb7 31. Rba1 Rff8 32. Qa3 Rab8 33. axb5 axb5 34.
Qd6 Bf7 35. Ra7 Qb6 36. Qf6+ Kg8 37. e6 Rb7 38. exf7+ Rfxf7 39. Qxg6+ Rg7 40.
Qe8+ Kh7 41. Bxf5+ Rg6 42. Qxg6+ Kh8 43. Ra8+ Rb8 44. Qh7# 1-0

 

Top seed in the Girls section: WCM Saina Salonika (2132)
[Event "30th NATIONAL UNDER-13 GIRLS CHESS CHA"]
[Site "Rajpath Club (Golden Hall) (A"]
[Date "2016.07.22"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Salonika, Saina"]
[Black "Bhavya, Verma"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "1272"]
[PlyCount "49"]
[EventDate "2016.07.22"]
[EventRounds "11"]
[EventCountry "IND"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Bg4 8.
Re1 f5 9. h3 Bh5 10. g4 fxg4 11. hxg4 Bg6 12. Ng5 Qd6 13. Bxe4 dxe4 14. Nxe4
Bxe4 15. Rxe4+ Be7 16. c4 O-O-O 17. d5 Bf6 18. g5 Be5 19. Qg4+ Kb8 20. Nc3 Bh2+
21. Kg2 Ne5 22. Qh3 Nd3 23. Qxd3 Rhf8 24. Be3 a6 25. Qd4 1-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round 2 pairings for Open

Round 2 pairings for Girls