GUWAHATI, Oct 12 - Y Dhanabir Singh of Manipur clinched the 2nd edition of the GTC Classic Chess Rs 2 lakh prize-money tournament which concluded here today.
In the last round he drew his game with state mate RK Bhogen Singh. While in the second board A Chakrilombi Singh drew with young prodigy Shahil Dey which ensured him the second position but pushed Shahil to the 11th spot in the final ranking list. Th Nabachandra Singh who is also from Manipur got the better of Subrata Nandy Roy of Silchar to secure the third position.
The Prize distribution ceremony was attended by Pabitra Khaund, Director of Sports and Youth Welfare; Pallab Hazarika, assistant director, Postal Services; Mukul Gogoi, vice president, GTC; Pranab Sarma, vice president, GTC, among others.
Top 10: 1. Y Dhanabir Singh (MN) 9; 2. Chakrilombi Singh A (MN) 8�; 3. Th. Nabachandra Singh (MN) 8; 4. Tadam Dupit (AR) 8; 5. Bhogen Rk Singh (MN) 8; 6. Santanu Borpatra Gohain (AS) 7�; 7. Melesayi Dawhuo (NL) 7�; 8. Mughaho Awomi (NG) 7�; 9. Projit Phukon (AS) 7�; 10. Harshit Sharma (RJ) 7�. Rating up to 1799: 1. Pranab Kumar Nath (AS) 7; 2. Rintu Brahma (AS) 7. Best North East: 1. Kakati Uddipta (AS) 7; 2. Arun Som (AS) 7. Best Assam: 1. Cheniram Pegu (AS) 6�; 2. Maharnav Deka (AS) 6�. Best GTC: Abhinav Dubey (AS) 6�. Best Unrated: 1. Hemanga Gogoi (AS) 5�; 2. P Ranjit Kumar Singha (AS) 5�. U-9: 1. Ashvin Sharma (AS); 2 Anchit Thakuria (AS). U-11: 1. Dhrupad Kashyap (AS); 2. Abinash P Gogoi (AS). U-13: 1. Gouranga Sonowal (AS); 2. Prithwis Das (AS). U-15 (boys): 1. Arunabh Gohain (AS); 2. Neeraj Pratap Hazarika (AS). U-15 (girls): 1. Bidisha Sarma (AS); 2. Rishita Sinha (AS).