Ranveer triumphs in weekly chess

Sports Reporter
Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Pune: Ranveer Mohite came out all clear above all to conquer his first Every Sunday Rapid Chess title.

Ranveer is a Under-25 State champion and recently he also finished in fourth position in National U-25 Chess Championship.

Ranveer scored 7 points –  half point ahead of Siddhant Tamhankar to claim the winner’s purse without any tie.

Pune: Ranveer Mohite came out all clear above all to conquer his first Every Sunday Rapid Chess title.

Ranveer is a Under-25 State champion and recently he also finished in fourth position in National U-25 Chess Championship.

Ranveer scored 7 points –  half point ahead of Siddhant Tamhankar to claim the winner’s purse without any tie.

Siddhant Tamhankar also finished in top 5 for the first time. There was another new entry in Top 5 as Kalpesh Dewang won the third prize. His sensational victory came in 4th round when he defeated International Women Master (IWM) Aakanksha Hagawane.

The tournament was held in 8 round Swiss league format and the Chief arbiter was International Arbiter Rajendra Shidore assisted by Amit Sohany.

Results: 
Top 5 winners:
1. Ranveer Mohite: 7 points; 2. Siddhant Tamhankar: 6.5 points; 3. Aditya Samant: 6 points and 46 Bucholz; 4. Kalpesh Devang: 6 points and 41.5 Bucholz; 5. Aakanksha Hagawane: 6 points and 39.5 Bucholz.
Age group winners: 
Under-16: Siddhi Sheth; Under 14: Keval Nirgun; Under 12: Mihiir Sarvade; Under-10:Anuj Dandekar; Under-8: Shreyas Patil.  
Last round results:
Kalpesh Devang (6) lost to Ranveer Mohite (7); Aditya Samant (6) lost to Siddhant Tamhankar (6.5)
Sagar Gadekar (6) drew with Aakanksha Hagawane (6); Tejas Joshi (5) lost to Soham Datar (6);    Gaurav Hagawane (5) lost to Rohan Joshi (6); Yogesh Mahamuni (6) bt Mihiir Sarvade (5); Keval Nirgun (5.5) bt Jeevan Mudliyar (4.5); Anuj Dandekar (4.5) bt Harshad Hagawane (5.5); Nirav Killedar (4) lost to JayKumar Desai (5); Girish Joshi (5) bt Siddhi Sheth (4).
 

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