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Sairupa, Manish win State U-13 Chess
Sportslogon Team May 13th 2018

Bhubaneswar : CDA DAV class seventh student P Sairupa emerged champion in the girls section by gathering six points by the end of seventh round of the Odisha State (U-13) Open and Girls Chess Championship 2018, which concluded at Sailabala Women's College in Cuttack on Sunday.

Undefeated Sairupa was registered five win and two draw to become the champion. In the final day on sixth round, she hold overnight solo leader Miracle Panda and in the final round she win over Bijaya Laxmi Barik to win the title and gained 30 rating points. While Sohana Jena finished runner up with six points.

Overnight solo leader Manish Kumar become champion of the open category with 6.5 points by the end of seventh rounds, while he win over Jagadish Barik in the sixth round and shared points with Rudranarayan in the final round. With the draw Rudranarayan of Puri grabbed the runner up title.

The champion and runner up of both the categories will represent the State in the forthcoming National U-13 Chess Championships schedule to be held at Gujarat. .
This news was added and updated on : May 13th 2018
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