GUWAHATI, April 24 - Rajkishore Das of Mangaldai clinched the title in the GCA Online Open Chess Tournament, organised by the Guwahati Chess Academy on chess.com platform yesterday.
Rajkishore scored 6 points from 7 rounds and remained unbeaten. Samaritan Dutta of Jorhat got second position by scoring 5.5 points from same number of rounds. Hirakjyoti Deka, Depjyoti Borah and Jyostshnav Talukdar also scored 5.5 points each. They were declared third, fourth and fifth respectively.
Unmilita Pathak got first position among girls. She scored 3.5 points while Bharsita Saharia and Daiwakshya Choudhury scored 3 points each and were declared second and third respectively according to their tie-break score.
Rajat Bafna scored a creditable 5 points and got first position in U-7 category. Krishnav Mrinmoy Hazarika got second position in this category by scoring 4 points. Siddharth Singh scored 3 points and got third position.
In the U-9 category, Hridika Das secured the top spot with 3.5 points. Anish Goswami and Sahaj Gupta also scored 3.5 points each but were adjudged second and third on the basis of tie-break score.
Pehlaj Dutta got first position by scoring 5 points in the U-11 group. Chaarvi Choudhury and Shuvang Pran Kashyap scored 5 points each but got second and third position respectively according to their tie-break score.
Tanveer Ahmed scored 5.5 points and got first position in the U-13 category. Jayaditya Das got second position in that group scoring 5 points while Rayhaan Hussain got third position by scoring 4.5 points.
Nihad Islam Hazarika got first position by scoring 4.5 points in the U-15 category. Rishita Sinha (4 points) got second position in this category.
Players played from their home on�chess.com platform using mobile phone or laptop. Altogether 51 players from all over Assam participated in the Swiss League tournament with a time control of 10 minutes each side. Winners were given digital certificate from Guwahati Chess Academy. Pranab Kumar Nath, FIDE Instructor, was the tournament director, stated a release.