Friday, June 13, 2008
2008 Indian Women's National "B" Chess Championship
Latest news from The Hindu Online. I now know they'll be playing 11 rounds, 10 of which have been completed! Saturday, Jun 14, 2008 Eesha in sole lead Principal Correspondent KOZHIKODE: Fourth seed Eesha Karvade regained the sole lead with eight points going into the final round of the 35th National women’s ‘B’ chess championship here on Friday. The Pune girl needs just a draw in the final round on Saturday to clinch the title. The ninth round saw the fifth seed, Aarthie Ramaswamy, going down to Padmini Rout. Padmini is among six players with 7.5 points after 10 rounds; the others are Nisha Mohota, Bhakti Kulkarni, Swati Ghate, Pon N. Krithika and Kruttika Nadig. In the final round, Pon N. Krithika takes on Eesha, Krutttika Nadig meets Nisha, Bhakti Kulkarni plays Padmini Rout and Aarthie faces Swati Ghate. Important results (10th round): Nisha Mohota 7.5 drew with Bhakti Kulkarni 7.5; Swati Ghate 7.5 bt Mary Ann Gomes 7; Eesha Karvade 8 bt Mohana Priya 6.5; Padmini Rout 7.5 bt Aarthie Ramaswamy 7; Pon N. Krithika 7.5 bt A. Niji 6.5; M.R. Sangeetha 6 lost to Kruttika Nadig 7.5; Alka Das 7 bt Nimmy A. George 6; R. Preethi 7 bt Pallabi Roy 6 Teenu Thomas 6 lost to Amruta Mokal 7; N. Raghavi 6.5 drew with Taraswini 6.5; Seetha Lakshmi 6 lost to Swati Mohota 6.5; Supriya Maji 6 drew with Baisakhi Das 6; Ch. Divyasri 6.5 bt P.K. Jayasree 5.5; Devangi Patankar 6.5 bt Shalmali Gagare 5.5; Ch. Savetha 6 drew with Anuprita Patil 6; S.V. Sathyapriya 5.5 lost to R. Bharathi 6.5 S. Aruni 5 lost to Mitali Patil 6.5; C.P. Athira 5 lost to Saimeera Ravi 6; J. Sahari 6 bt Nabeela Farheen 5; Madhuri Patil 6 bt Bhavana 5; Bindu Saritha 6 bt Sahajasri 5; K. Shruthi 5.5 drew with Shaadi Majumdar 5.5; Anjana Krishna 5.5 drew with Shikha Shah 5.5; E. Sheena 6 bt N. Akshaya 5; Aparajita 5.5 bt Pooja Kanth 4.5 Pushpalata Mangal 5 drew with Nandini 5; Sharanya 5.5 bt Supriya Joshi 4.5; S. Anushya 5 drew with Prathyusha Bodda 5; Agnihotri Ghosh 5.5 bt V. Chaithanya 4.5; Priya Sandhya 4.5 lost to G. Sandhya 5.5; A. Akshaya 5.5 bt Sitali Shetty 4.5.