Krishna Taori emerged winner with 6.5 points in the girls chess selection tournament that was conduced by by Nagpur District Chess Association (NDCA) in various age categories at DNC Sports complex, Congress Nagar.
Krishna was followed by Maithili Khuje with six points. The prizes were distributed at the hands of MLC Anil Sole, president of Shikshan Manch Kalpana Pande, Secretary of Abhiruchi Foundation Ganesh Billa, convener of Janta Shikshak Mahasangh Sanjay Deshpande, president Raju Vaidya, NDCA organising secretary Umesh Panbude and chief arbiter Pravin Pantawane were also present on the occasion.The top two players for each category will represent Nagpur district in forthcoming state championship to be held at Aurnagabad from August 27 to 30.
Category winners U-6: 1. Vedika Pal, 2. Ananya Banode, U-8: 1. Prisha Rathod, 2.Divyanshi Chandankhede, U-10: Vidhi Mishrikotkar, 2. Sparkle Zunzunwala Sparkle, U-12: 1. Aastha Turankar, 2. Yashika Chandankhed U-14: Krishna, Khuje Maithili; U-16: 1.Gupta Reeya, 2. Gayatri U Panbude.
Results (round 7): Junghare Avanti (5) lost to Krishna Taori (6.5), Khuje Maithili (6) bt Chandankhede Yashika (5), Aastha Turankar (5.5) bt Chandankhede Divyanshi (4), Pal Vedika (4) lost to Gayatri Panbude (5), Gupta Reeya (5) bt Rakhunde Aaradhya (4), Bhagat Pranavi (4) lost to Zunzunwala Sparkle (5), Rakhunde Aaranya (4) lost to Mishrikotkar Vidhi (5), Agrawal Riddhi (3.50 drew with Patil Aarya (4.5), Bhosale Tejaswi (3.5) drew with Kamdi Nilaya (3.5); Rathod Lakshita (4) bt Barde Manasvee (3)
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