CHANDIGARH, OCT 18 :Mayank, Sachleen, Tejas, Pranjal and Abhishek were jointly sharing the lead with two points apiece at the end of second round for boys under-13 class of the Chandigarh Under-13 and Under-19 Chess Championship at St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School in Sector 44-C here today.
Srishti Jain of St. Kabir School, Sector 26 and Arunima of Sacred Heart School, Sector 26 were the joint leaders with two points each at the end of second round in the girls under-13 section.
The state meet has assumed greater significance as the Chandigarh team will be selected for the forthcoming Nationals to be held in Tamil Nadu and Vijayawada, respectively.
Results after second round.
Under-13 Boys: 2 points: Mayank, Sachleen, Tejas, Pranjal, Abhishek. 1.5 pts: Gitin, Anubhav, Girish, Vasubh. 1 pt: Akash, Sunbir, Abhi Goswami, Jashan, Surya, Varun, Jaskeerat, Karan, Nilabh, Rishab, Vatsal, Yuvraj. 0 pt: Mehul, Esh, Kshitiz, Ritik, Rohan, Tanveer.
Under-13 Girls: 2 points: Srishti Jain, Arunima. 1 pt: Simranjeet, Kashish, Roopam, Tarini.
0 pt: Tanya.
Under-19 Boys: 2 points: Karandeep, Sahil, Sulaksh, Pardeep. 1 pt: Ameek, Rahul, Shivam, Tarundeep, Lokesh, Mandeep. 0 pt: Harshpreet, Feroz, Ishu.
Under-19 Boys: 2 points: Mahek Jain. 1.5 pts: Rajni, Divya, Jaya, Madhuri. 1 pt: Amanpreet, Mahek Garg, Pooja. 0.5 point: Kritika, Shelly. 0 pt: Nikita and Rajveer.