CHANDIGARH, SEPT 29 : Himal Gusain of SD College Sector 32 emerged champion with 6.5 points at the conclusion of the 24th Chandigarh Chess Championship at St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School, Sector 44-C here today. This is the 7th time in a tow that Himal Gusain has won the title.
The second position was bagged by Naveen Bansal with 5.5 points. The third position went to Tarini Goyal of Sacred Heart School with 5.5 points and the fourth position was claimed by Sanjeev Biswas who also obtained 5.5 points.
A total of 46 players participated in this championship. Top four players will be representing Chandigarh at the National Challengers Championship being held at Bhopal, from October 12 to 22.
Points position at the end of 7th and final round: 6.5 pts: Himal Gusain. 5.5 pts: Naveen Bansal, Tarini Goyal, Sanjeev Biswas. 5 pts: Abhinandan Vohra, Jaskeerat Singh, Shubham, Rajesh Arora Ishan Singh Mendiratta, Somnath. 4 pts: Rakesh Kochar, Sunil Bansal, Arun Narayan, Vipan Negi Gurpreet Singh, Sandeep Nautiyal, Harpreet Singh, Dinesh Chand Goyal, Uday Sharma, Anhat Singh Varinder Singh. 3.5 pts: Arshdeep Singh. 3 pts: Aditya Bedi, Nitin Nabh, Shishir Lamba, Shirom Lamba, Naveen Sheokand, Umesh Kumar, Tarun Vaid, Vibhuti Gupta, Sahil Kumar, Monu. 2.5 pts: Suresh Kumar. 2 pts: Jai Inder Singh, Ishan Vaidya, Shrushti Fulzele, Chaitanya Chaudhary. 1 pt: Ayush Anand, Keshav Kumar, Raghav Chaudhary, Dimple Chauhan, Suchita Sharma. 0 pt: Anshaj Sharma, Nidhi Bajeli, Inayat Kaur.