Grand Master (GM) M.S. Thejkumar of South Western Railways (SWR), Mysuru and M.G. Gahan tied with seven points from seven rounds, but the former’s better progressive tie-break score of 34.50 to the latter’s 34, helped Thejkumar to clinch the title in the Kashvi Chadurangotsava – Karnataka State-level Open Rapid Chess Tournament held at Koteshwara, Kundapura on Feb.3.
MAHIMA SHERIGAR - 2nd Place
MANISH SHERIGAR - 7th Place
Final Placings: 1. GM M.S. Thejkumar (7-34.50), 2. M.G. Gahan (7-34), 3. A. Augustin (7-32.50), 4. Sharan Rao (6-26.50), 5. J.K. Gautham (6-26), 6. Sharath (6-25.50), 7. S. Manish (6-25), 8. Nitish Bhat (6-24.5), 9. Praveen Kamath (6-24) and 10. M. Dhanush Ram (6-23.50).
Philanthropist Harish Sherigar helps yet another needy by donating Rs.One Lakh