GUWAHATI, April 22 - The April edition of the Gauhati Town Club (GTC) Chess Grand Prix was held at the Gauhati Town Club today.
Altogether 65 players participated in the U-15, U-9 and Open Category events. The tournament was conducted by Padma Gogoi as the chief arbiter and he was assisted by Mrinal Deka and Nandan Buragohain as the deputy arbiters. Biswajit Bharadwaj was the tournament director of the event. The next edition of the tournament will be held in the month of May 2018.
Final results: (Open category) Champion�Dhrupad Kashyap, runnerup�Prachurjya Gayan. (U-15 category, mixed) Champion�Ashvin Sharma, 2nd�Nihad Islam Hazarika, 3rd�Dhyan Olemmyan. (U-15 girls) Champion�Anchita Sharma, 2nd�Susmita Deuri, 3rd�Moitrayee Borah. (U-13) Champion�Manish Gwra Basumatary, 2nd�Bhargab Saikia, 3rd�Priyam Das. (U-11) Champion�Kuvam Kumar Kashyap, 2nd�Prangovinda Parasar Kashyap, 3rd�Sajal Saroj Lakhar. (U-9) Champion�Ankit Basumatary, 2nd�Himanish Kumar Sarma, 3rd�Shivangi Priya Kashyap. (U-9 girls) Champion�Afsheen Afsha Zaman. (U-7 boys) Champion�Abhirup Saikia, 2nd�Keertan Kalita, 3rd�Harshadeep Deka. (U-7 girls) Champion�Hritika Das, 2nd�Nibhriti Goswami, 3rd�Tamanna Sarma.