GUWAHATI, Feb 18 - The February edition of the Gauhati Town Club Chess Grand Prix was held at the club premises here today. Altogether 72 players participated in the U-15, U-9 and Open category. The tournament was conducted by Padma Gogoi as the chief arbiter and he was assisted by Ravi Kant Tiwari as the deputy arbiter. Nandan Buragohain was the tournament director, stated a release.
Shahil Dey clinched the championship in the Open category by scoring 5.5 points out of 6 rounds. On the other hand, Pran Govinda Parasar Kashyap and Afsheen Afsha Zaman clinched the championship in the U-15 and U-9 category respectively.
Results: (Open category) Champion: Shahil Dey, Runner-up: Dhrupad Kashyap; (U-15 Mixed) Champion: Prangovinda Parasar Kashyap, Second: Mayank Chakraborty, Third: Mridumoloy Das, Fourth: Manish Gwra Basumatary, Fifth: Bhringish Kalita; (U-15 Girls) Champion: Rishita Sinha, Second: Aslesha Talukdar, Third: Jigisha Thool, Fourth: Shivangi Priya Kashyap, Fifth: Susmita Deury; (U-13) Champion: Achitanga Kashyap, Second: Satyam Jain, Third: Bhargab Saikia; (U-11) Champion: Attri N Borah, Second: Mrinmoy Rajkhowa, Third: Shaurya Jalan; (U-9 Boys) Champion: Vedant Veer Heda, Second: Ronit Raj Chetia, Third: Jyotshnav Talukdar; (U-9 Girls) Champion: Afsheen Afsha Zaman, Second: Ikshita Barman, Third: Lulakshi Mahanta; (U-7 Boys) Champion: Keertan Kalita, Second: Abhirup Saikia, Third: Arjun Hazarika; (U-7 Girls) Champion: Hridika Das, Second: Nibhiriti Goswami, Third: Tamanna Sarma.