SCR’s Vikramjit Singh wins chess tourney

By Author  |  Sports Bureau  |  Published: 14th May 2018  9:35 pm
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The winners and runners-up of the Malka Lakshmi Memorial All India Fide Rating Chess Tournament.

Hyderabad: S Vikramjit Singh of South Central Railway won the Malka Lakshmi Memorial All India Fide Rating Chess Tournament held at Pallavi International School, Gandipet on Monday.

In the final round Vikramjit defeated M Vinodh Kumar of Tamil Nadu to accumulate eight points from nine rounds for the top honour and take home Rs 50,000.

V Varun, Sai Agni Jeevitesh, J Ramakrishna all got 7.5 points each but Varun took the second spot while Sai Agni Jeevitesh took the third spot after the tie-break to pocket Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively.

Final Placing: 1. Vikramjit Singh (8), 2. V Varun (7.5), 3. Sai Agni Jeevitesh (7.5), 4. J Ramakrishna (7.5), 5. Y Saranya (7), 6. Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri (7), 7. V Nanditha (7), 8. K Ravi Kumar (7), 9. Mushini Ajay (6.5), 10. M Vijay Anand (6.5).