Seeded players have smooth sailingApril 28, 2019, Ludhiana
Seeded players faced little resistance from their respective opponents before moving to the next round on the opening day of the 3rd DD Khosla Memorial Ludhiana District Chess Championship that began at Lakewood School, Pakhowal Road, here on Saturday.
Around 180 participants (boys and girls) are taking part in this two-day championship, in which competition in seven categories — U-7, U-9, U-11, U-13, U-15, U-17 and U-19— will be held.
Anmol Singh, chairman, Lakewood School, declared the championship open. Principal Sunita Babu along with office-bearers of the Ludhiana District Chess Association, namely Vikas Sharma, IK Kalia besides arbiters Varun Kumar and Sanjiv Sharma were among others present on the occasion.
Players leading after three rounds:
Boys (U-7): Adharv Gupta, and Abhirvey Ghai
Girls (U-7): Soumya, Sirjan Kaur and Hiranya Sharma
Boys (U-9): Armaan Gupta, Pranav Bansal, Jahaan Goel, Hitesh Singla Pranav Chuneja and Suryansh Jain
Girls (U-9): Asmi Dhand and Aadishree Dada
Boys (U-11): Rishi Sagar and Kartik Kapoor
Girls (U-11): Prisha Sehgal, Gursharan Kaur and Piya
Boys U-13): Sukhmani, Ansh Anand, Divyansh Mittal and Tanush Jindal
Girls (U-13): Bhumika Saini, Laskhita and Kashvi Dhand
Boys (U-15): Parmarth, Abhijit Singh, Sourav Singh and Prabhnoor
Girls (U-15): Mansavi, Kunjal, Chehak and Teya
Boys (U-17): Piyush Poyal, Vineet
Girls (U-17): Kovida
Boys (U-19): Mumukshu, Tanveer and Anuj Bansal
Girls (U-19): Nandani Kaura, Deepti and Priyanka