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Trailokya wins GTC chess title

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GUWAHATI, July 27 - Trailokya Nanda of Jorhat clinched the title in the 1st edition of the GTC Classic Chess, an international rating chess tournament organised by the Gauhati Town Club to celebrate the completion of 5 years of its in house chess academy � GTC Chess Foundation.

On the final day of the championship last evening Trailokya finished with 8.5 points out of 10 rounds and pocketed the winners cheque of Rs 25,000. Rakesh Chakravorty of Jorhat who was leading the tournament until the 7th round had to settle for the second position with 8 points and received a cheque of Rs 20,000. Ankan Roy of West Bengal secured the third position and went home richer with a cheque of Rs 15,000. A total Prize Money of Rs 1,50,000 was distributed as prize money in this five-day Swiss League event played under classical time control in which 166 players from across the country including three players from Nepal participated.

Final top 20: Trailokya Nanda (Jorhat), Rakesh Chakravorty (Jorhat), Ankan Roy (West Bengal), Debashish Dutta (Guwahati), Vikramjit Singh (Hyderabad Railways), Rajib Dhar (Kamrup Rural), Nandan Buragohain (Sivsagar), Mahendra Bora (Nagaon), Rupankar Nath (West Bengal), Y Dhanabir Singh (Manipur), Rahul Soram Singh (Silchar), Madhab Sharma (Darrang), Sayan Banik (West Bengal), Rishideep Bordoloi (Duliajan), Rajendra Rai (Nepal), Rintu Brahma (Karbi Anglong), Gillford Thangkhiew (Meghalaya), Deep Das (Silchar), Avijit Das (West Bengal), Prakash Nepal (Nepal).

Special prizes � Best girl: Jenny Gogoi (Duliajan), Bidisha Sarma (GTC). U-15: Amlan Mahanta (Guwahati), Abhilekh Mahanta (Guwahati). U-13: Ambarish Sharma (West Bengal), Shyamashree Sarkar (West Bengal). U-11: Prithwis Das (Guwahati), Dhrupad Kashyap (GTC). U-9: Shahil Dey (Guwahati), Adreeja Sinha (Guwahati). Rating upto 1799: Rajdip Das (Silchar), Pradeep Bhuyan (Guwahati). Best Northeast: Projit Phukan (Sivasagar), Chiraranjan Bhuyan (Guwahati). Best Assam: Nitish Das (GTC), Bipin Singha (Guwahati). Best unrated player: Angom Nongsha Singh (Golaghat), Prangovinda Parasar Kashyap (Assam Chess Club). Best gtc player: Debanga Kalita.

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Trailokya wins GTC chess title

GUWAHATI, July 27 - Trailokya Nanda of Jorhat clinched the title in the 1st edition of the GTC Classic Chess, an international rating chess tournament organised by the Gauhati Town Club to celebrate the completion of 5 years of its in house chess academy � GTC Chess Foundation.

On the final day of the championship last evening Trailokya finished with 8.5 points out of 10 rounds and pocketed the winners cheque of Rs 25,000. Rakesh Chakravorty of Jorhat who was leading the tournament until the 7th round had to settle for the second position with 8 points and received a cheque of Rs 20,000. Ankan Roy of West Bengal secured the third position and went home richer with a cheque of Rs 15,000. A total Prize Money of Rs 1,50,000 was distributed as prize money in this five-day Swiss League event played under classical time control in which 166 players from across the country including three players from Nepal participated.

Final top 20: Trailokya Nanda (Jorhat), Rakesh Chakravorty (Jorhat), Ankan Roy (West Bengal), Debashish Dutta (Guwahati), Vikramjit Singh (Hyderabad Railways), Rajib Dhar (Kamrup Rural), Nandan Buragohain (Sivsagar), Mahendra Bora (Nagaon), Rupankar Nath (West Bengal), Y Dhanabir Singh (Manipur), Rahul Soram Singh (Silchar), Madhab Sharma (Darrang), Sayan Banik (West Bengal), Rishideep Bordoloi (Duliajan), Rajendra Rai (Nepal), Rintu Brahma (Karbi Anglong), Gillford Thangkhiew (Meghalaya), Deep Das (Silchar), Avijit Das (West Bengal), Prakash Nepal (Nepal).

Special prizes � Best girl: Jenny Gogoi (Duliajan), Bidisha Sarma (GTC). U-15: Amlan Mahanta (Guwahati), Abhilekh Mahanta (Guwahati). U-13: Ambarish Sharma (West Bengal), Shyamashree Sarkar (West Bengal). U-11: Prithwis Das (Guwahati), Dhrupad Kashyap (GTC). U-9: Shahil Dey (Guwahati), Adreeja Sinha (Guwahati). Rating upto 1799: Rajdip Das (Silchar), Pradeep Bhuyan (Guwahati). Best Northeast: Projit Phukan (Sivasagar), Chiraranjan Bhuyan (Guwahati). Best Assam: Nitish Das (GTC), Bipin Singha (Guwahati). Best unrated player: Angom Nongsha Singh (Golaghat), Prangovinda Parasar Kashyap (Assam Chess Club). Best gtc player: Debanga Kalita.