GUWAHATI, Jan 19 � Manthan Kashyap Datta clinched the 1st edition of the GTC Chess Grand Prix. Altogether 76 players participated in the day-long event yesterday. This year the event has been divided in to three category viz Under 9, Under 19 and Open category. The tournament was conducted by Biswajit Bharadwaj as the chief arbiter and assisted by Nandan Buragohain and Tralokya Nanda as deputy arbiters, stated a release.
Prize winners: (U-19) 1. Manthan Kashyap Datta, 2. Amlan Mahanta, 3. Dhrupad Kashyap, 4. Shahil Dey. 5. Abhilekh Mahanta, 6. Lakshadeep Malakar, 7. Bhabishnu Pranti Bordoloi, 8. Debanga Kalita, 9. Nitish Das, 10. Kaustav Lahiri. Best Girl: 1. Anchita Sharma, 2. Rishita Sinha. (U-11) 1. Arkapravo Rajkonwar, 2. Achitanga Kashyap, 3. Pragyan Goswami. (U-13) 1. Arunabh Gohain, 2. Maharanav Deka, 3. Pranit Malhotra. (U-9) 1. Ashvin Sharma, 2. Anmol Bharadwaj, 3. Pran Govinda Parasar Kashyap. Best Girl: 1. Adreeja Sinha, 2. Archi Gupta. (U-7) 1. Mrinmoy Rajkhowa, 2. Priyangshu Goswami, 3. Jaideep Kashyap. Best Girl: Afsheen A Zaman. Open Category: 1. Durlov Nanda, 2. Pradip Bhuyan, 3. Rajdeep Das, 4. Ravikant Tiwari.