Hyderabad: Shashank Vinnakota emerged Hyderabad leg champion in the under-16 chess competition as part of the the Dairy Day-SLAN (Sports Local Area Network) ‘Mind Games Championship held in the city.
Sreenidh Tadepalli and Ch Nanda Sai Vinesh begged the under-9 and under-12 titles respectively.The championship is being held in Hyderabad, Chennai (July 21), Bengaluru (July 28) and Vijayawada (August 4). The winners from each city will travel to Hyderabad to play the finals on August 11.
Results: Under-9: 1. Sreenith Tadepalli, 2. Akshaya Laxmi Reddy, 3. Gautam Chintala ; Under-12: 1. Ch Nanda Sai Vinesh, 2. Vignesh Advaith Vemula, 3. Amrutha Bhagavatula; Under-16: Sashank Vinnakota, 2. Anand Datta Kalidas, 3. Jyothi Jeevani Kollipara.