Chandigarh,13.08.17-Agaaz Bansal of St. Kabir School, Sector 26 with 5½ points in under-15 (Open) and Vishruti of Bhavan Vidayala, sector 27 with 4 points out of 4 in under-15 (Girls) category became champion in their respective categories at the Chandigarh Chess Championship held for Under-15 (Open and Girls) at New Public School Sec 18-B, Chandigarh. The Championship was organised by Chandigarh Chess Association. A total of 62 boys and girls participated in this Championship.

 
In the Under-15 (Open), Agaaz Bansal, Arnav Kushwaha (DPS, Sector 40), Adity Malhotra(St. John School, sector 26) and Anhat Singh (Strawberry School, Sector 26) and in the Under-15 (Girls) Vishruti (Bhavan Vidayala), Ananya Bansal (St. Kabir, Sector 26) Aanshita Jain and Saini Mitali(St. Xaviers, Sec 44) have been selected to represent Chandigarh at the Nationals to be held at Gujarat from 01 to 09 Oct, 2017.
 
In the closing ceremony prizes and trophies were given away by Mr. AP Saksena President and Dr. Anil Raina of Chandigarh Chess Association to the prize winners and participants.
 
Point position in the under 15 open category at the end of the 6th and final round is as under :-
 
  Points:   1 Agaaz Bansal
   2 Arnav Kushwaha   
 5 Points: 3 Aditya Malhotra  
 4½ Points:  4 Anhat Singh      
   5 Parus Banota     
   6 Manav Gupta      
   7 Rohan Gupta     
 4 Point:Anmol Rattan        
   9 Jaspreet Singh   
  10 Ajay Kumar Yadav    
  11 Shishir Lamba    
  12 Vedant Joshi        
  13 Shivom Sood      
 3½ Points: Manobhav Sethi      
  15 Punya Garg          
  16 Goel Pratyaksh   
  17 Ishaan Narang    
  18 Krish Gupta      
  19 Shaunak Chaudhary   
  3 Points: Kumar Kalabhart     
  21 Adamya Gupta        
  22 Aryan Arora         
  23 Adhiraj Chopra      
  24 Prabal Saini        
  25 Akhil Goyal         
  26 Ayush Sharma        
  27 Harsh Yakhmi        
  28 Parmanyu Garg       
  29 Rudra Jai Singh     
  30 Aaryan Goklaney     
  31 Aaditya Garg        
 2½ Points: Hriday             
  33 Ankit Sharma        
  34 Aditya Sharma       
  35 Harshit Garg        
  36 Ayush Lakhotia      
  2 Points: Arvinbir            
  38 Hitesh Bhardwaj     
  39 Lavish              
  40 Geetansh Goel       
  41 Rhythm              
  42 Akshaj Sharma       
  43 Shaurya Khosla      
  1½ Points: Kunwar Preet        
  45 Piyush Sharma     
  46 Akshit Sharma       
  1 Points: Madhav Gautam       
  48 Jaivir Chopra       
  49 Aarav Kashik        
    
Point Position in girls U-15 category at the end of the 4th and final round is as under :-
 
 4 Points:     1 Vishruti         
3 Point: 2 Ananya Bansal    
   3 Aanshita Jain    
   4 Saini Mitali    
 2½ Points: Precious Bansal 
 2 Points: Riya             
   7 Gia Chopra       
   8 Akshita Sharma   
1½ Points: Aarushi Vats    
  10 Arshiya Khosla  
  11 Gaurika Gupta   
 1 Point: Divyanshi Jindal 
 
  13 Avisya Seengal