Budding Aryan Deogade temerged winner in in Nagpur District Blitz Selection Chess Championship 2019 conducted by Nagpur District Chess Association in association with Dhanwate National College at NDCA Hall, DNC Sports Complex, Congress Nagar.
With six points Deogade won title. Part Lonkar and Khush Wairagade secured five points each but on the basis of tie-breaker, Lonkar was declared as runners-up whereas Wairagade finished third.
The prizes were distributed at the hands of NDCA secretary K K Barat. The other dignitaries present were chief arbiter Pravin Pantawane and assistant arbiter Shrikant Bagde.
The top two players Aryan Deogade and Parth Lonkar will represent Nagpur district in forthcoming state tournament to be held at Mumbai on April 13 and 14.
Final standings: 1. Deogade Aryan (6, 20), 2. Lonkar Parth (5, 19.50), 3. Wairagade Khush (5, 16), 4. Kulkarni Nilay (4, 13), 5. Kale Manthan (4, 11.50), 6. Patil Priyanshu (4, 11.50), 7. Wanjari Krupal (4, 11), 8. Gaigore Sanskar (4, 11), 9. Godbole Raunak (4, 9), 10.Ramteke Ayush (4, 9).