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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Trophy

  • 24 Sep 2022
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On September 23, 2022, Chhattisgarh Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Umesh Patel felicitated the winners of the B category Challengers category of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Trophy with Challengers Trophy and cheques in the chess competition held at Hotal Shagun Farm in capital Raipur.

Key Points

  • The competition, which has been going on for the last 5 days, was completed in nine cycles in which about 350 players from 20 states and 3 federations Nepal, Bangladesh, United States of America participated.
  • Overwall winner in challengers category K.R.U. Arun (rating 1861) was point-8 and runner-up Shreyan Majumdar of Maharashtra (rating 1743) was point-8. West Bengal's Bishal Basak (rating 1716) was third with a point of 7.50.
  • In the 1800 to 1400 rating, the winner was Mohammad Ryan of Bihar, the runner-up was Anas Nandan of Maharashtra and on the third place was Ajay Santosh Parthreddy of Uttar Pradesh. Similarly, in the 1400 to 0 ratings, the winner was Adhiraj Mitra of Jharkhand, the runner-up was R. Santosh of Tamil Nadu and on the third place was N. Rohit of Telangana.
  • In the women's category, the winner was Dakshita Kumawat of Rajasthan, the runner-up was Sanskriti Wankhade of Maharashtra and Sneha Halder of West Bengal was third.
  • Among those above 60 years of age, the winner is Dev Kantilal of Rajasthan, the runner-up is S.K. Singh of Madhya Pradesh. Rathore and R.K. Rathore of Rajasthan were third. Gupta stayed.
  • In the best Chhattisgarh player category, the winner was Lavyajyoti Ratre, the runner-up Vivek Sahu and the third place was bagged by Rajnikant Bakshi.
  • In the divyang category, Amit Deshpande was the winner, Madhukesh Ram was the runner-up and Mahesh Sudar was third.
  • In the under-15 boys category, the winner was Dars Shetty of Maharashtra and the runner-up was Daksh Goyal of Delhi, while in the under-15 girls category, the winner was Kera Dagaria of Madhya Pradesh and the runner-up was Krishika Garg of Delhi.
  • In the U-13 boys category, the winner was Nihal Swarn of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was Samyak of West Bengal. In the U-13 girls category, The winner was Sakshi Jain of Delhi and the runner-up was Shreyali Patnaik.
  • In the U-11 boys category, the winner was Kola Bhavan of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was Apar Saxena of Karnataka. In the U-11 girls category, the winner was Prishita Gupta of Delhi and the runner-up was Nihara Kaul of Maharashtra.
  • In the U-9 boys category, the winner was Vasireddy Arjun of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was P. Mithilesh. In the U-9 girls category, Ishika of Chhattisgarh and Arohi Mathur of Telangana were the runners-up.
  • In the under-7 boys category, the winner was Parv Hakani of Maharashtra and the runner-up was Vivan Gupta of Chhattisgarh. In the under-7 girls category, the winner was Amya Agarwal of Telangana and the runner-up was Radhya of Madhya Pradesh.
  • On this occasion, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Umesh Patel said that Chhattisgarh is coming forward rapidly in the field of sports. The work of building better infrastructure in the state is going on at a rapid pace. Sports academies are being constructed in Chhattisgarh. For this, the cooperation of the industry is also being taken.
  • He said that residential and non-residential sports academies are operating in Raipur and Bilaspur. More sports academies will be built further. The government plans to build an academy in every district for the sport that the people there are more interested in.
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