by sportswire4u.blogspot.com (Balbir)CHANDIGARH, AUG 31
Himal Gusain (SD Public School, Sec 32) with 5 points and Arunima Goyal (Sacred Heart, 26) with 4 points emerged as champions in the boys and girls category respectively in the the under-19 chess championship 2010 which concluded today at St. Xaviers Sr. Sec. School Sec 44, Chandigarh.
Gitin (St. Johns, 26) came 2nd , Amartaya Bhatacharya (Rayan International) 3rd and Amrinder singh 4th in the boys category. In the girls category Simranjeet Kaur (Saupin’s School Sec-32) came 2nd, Tarini Goyal(Sacred Heart, 26) 3rd and Shivika Jain 4th.
The above motioned players have been selected to represent Chandigarh at the Nationals being held at Puri (Orissa) in the last week of September, 2010.
Points position at the end of 5th and final round: 5 points : Himal Gusain. 4 points: Arunima Goyal. 3.5 points: Simranjeet Kaur. 3 points: Gitin, Tarini Goyal, Amartya Bhattacharya, Shivika Jain, Amrinder Singh. 2.5 points: Jaskeerat S. Ahluwalia, Tanya Kaushal. 2 points: Manas Sharma, Kritika Kapila, Vibhushit Singh, Pranay Garg, Kashish Kaushal. 1.5 points: Roopam Bhardwaj, Rishab Jain. 0 point: Sagar Sharma.