Tejas Nagpal was sharing the lead with Yash Raj Kapoor with three points each in the boys’ category after the third round on the opening day of the Chandigarh U-17 (Open and Girls) Chess Championship being played at St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School,Sector 44 on Saturday. The championship is being organised by Chandigarh Chess Association.
Archit Gupta and Jaskeerat Singh were at the tied third spot with two and half points each while Amartya Bhattacharya was sharing the fifth spot along with Sachleen Singh,Jashan Khurana,Livanshu,Yogik Khurana,Manish Mandal and Utsav Dutta with two points each.
Abhiroop Kaul was lying at the 12th spot with one and half points while Anhat Singh was lying tied 13th along with Arsh Mahajan,Yash Yakhmi,Shishir Lamba,Aadidev,Akash Bhardwaj,Jashanpreet Singh,Mauraya Mahajan,Rishabh Ramsisaria and Abhinav with one point each.
In the girls’ U-17 category,Arunima Goyal was sharing the top spot with Simranjit Kaur with two and half points each while Tarini Goyal,Aditti Ramsisaria and Khushboo Garg were sharing the third spot with two points each. Kashish Kaushal,Inayat Kaur,Tanya Kaushal and Nikita Kaul were sharing the tied sixth spot with one points each.
In the boys U-7 category,Pratyaksh Goel was leading with two points. Katikey Kaul was lying at the second spot with one points while Shaunak Chaudhary and Rajatdeep were sharing the third spot with 0.5 points.
Results : After Rd 3 : Boys : U-17 : 3 Pts : Tejas Nagpal,Yash Raj Kapoor; 2.5 Pts : Archit Gupta,Jaskeerat Singh; 2 Pts : Amartya Bhattacharya,Sachleen Singh,Jashan Khurana,Livanshu ,Yogik Khurana,Manish Mandal,Utsav Dutta; 1.5 Pts : Abhiroop Kaul; 1 Pt : Anhat Singh,Arsh Mahajan ,Yash Yakhmi,Shishir Lamba,Aadidev,Akash Bhardwaj,Jashanpreet Singh,Mauraya Mahajan,Rishabh Ramsisaria,Abhinav; 0 Pt : Siddharth Mahajan,Shaurya,Ananmay: Girls : U-17 : 2.5 Pts : Arunima Goyal,Simranjeet Kaur; 2 Pts : Tarini Goyal,Aditti Ramsisaria,Khushboo Garg; 1 Pt : Kashish Kaushal,Inayat Kaur,Tanya Kaushal,Nikita Kaul; 0 Pt : Saumya Lamba;
Boys : U-7 : 2 Pt : Prataksh Goel; 1 Pt : Kartikey Kaul; 0.5 Pt: Shaunak Chaudhary,Rajatdeep.