NEW DELHI: India captured five of the eight gold medals at stake in the Asian Youth chess championship that concluded at Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.

The results (ninth round, involving Indians): Boys U-14: Alireza Dalir (Iri, 5) lost to S. P. Sethuraman (7.5); Prasanna Rao (7) bt Islamjon Amanbaev (Kgz, 4.5); Ankit Rajpara (4.5) lost to Daniel Chan Yi-Ren (Sin, 7); Saeed Ishaq (UAE, 4.5) lost to Vidit Gujarati (5.5); Kiyul Lee (Kor, 4.5) lost to Mehar Chinna Reddy (5.5); Pranav Shetty (5) drew with Ulgubek Tillyaev (Uzb, 5).

Indians’ standings: 2. Sethuraman, 3. Prasanna, 5. Mehar, 7. Vidit, 8. Pranav, 16. Ankit.

U-12: Amir Kowsarinia (Iri, 7) drew with G. V. Sai Krishna (6.5); Sahaj Grover (6) drew with Mukhit Ismailov (Kaz, 6.5);Utkal Ranjan Sahoo (5.5) lost to Jahongir Vakhidov (Uzb, 6.5); Hojin Jung (Kor, 4) lost to Fenil Shah (6.5); Shiven Khosla (5) lost to Puya Idani (Iri, 6).

Indians’ standings: 3. Fenil, 4. Sai Krishna, 6. Sahaj, 8. Utkal, 12. Shiven.

U-10: Enkhnar Enkhbaatar (Mgl, 5) lost to Shardul Gagare (7); Ibrahim Sultan (4.5) lost to Girish Koushik (7); Prince Bajaj (6.5) bt Biloguun Sumiya (Mgl, 4); Vaibhav Suri (5) bt Tran Tuan Minh (Vie, 5); M. Satvik (4.5) drew with Pedram Sokhanvarian (Iri, 5).

Indians’ standings: 1. Shardul, 2. Girish, 5. Prince, 9. Vaibhav, 11. Satvik.

U-8: Buyanzaya Davaasuren (Mgl, 5.5) lost to Reventh Reddy (8); Shivam Srivastav (5.5) lost to Aibek Torobai (Kgz, 6).

Indians’ standings: 1. Reventh, 4. Shivam. Girls’ U-14: Shalmali Gagare (5.5) drew with Nguyen Thi Mi Hung (Vie, 7); Sarvinoz Qurbonboeva (uzb, 5) lost to Padmini Rout (6); J. Mohana Priya (5) lost to Altan-Ulzil Enkhtuul (Mgl, 5); Y. G. Sriharika (4.5) bt Amal Abdulaziz (UAE, 3.5).

Indians’ standings: 4. Padmini, 6. Shalmali, 7. Priya, 13. Sriharika.

U-12: Priyanka Kumari (7.5) bt Darya Vlassova (Kaz, 5.5); J. Vaishnavi (5) lost to Do Hoang Minh Tho (Vie, 7.5); Aizhan Alymbai Kyzy (Kgz, 4) lost to Ch. Sahajasri (5.5); Catherine Michelle (4) drew with Kimya Moradi (Iri, 4.5). Indians’ standings: 1. Priyanka, 5. Sahajasri, 8. Vaishnavi, 16. Catherine. U-10: B. Pratusha (8) bt Uuriintuya Uurtsaikh (Mgl, 5); Tiumi Yashora (Sri, 4.5) lost to Sweety Patel (7.5); G. Aishwarya (5.5) bt Mohaddeseh Alijanzadeh (Iri, 4.5); U. Ashwini (5) bt Mootribai Ilhom (Tjk, 4.5).

Indians’ standings: 1. Pratusha, 2. Sweety, 6. Aishwarya, 9. Ashwini. U-8: Ivana Furtado (8) bt Alia Ali (UAE, 1); Kimiya Ghaziolsharif (Iri, 6) bt C. H. Meghna (5.5); P. Preethy (5) bt Raveena Weeraman (Sri, 2). Indians’ standings: 1. Ivana, 5. Meghna, 7. Preethy.

At Amsterdam: NH tournament (seventh round): Experience (16.5) lost to Rising Stars (18.5) 2-3 (Alexander Beliavsky drew with Jan Smeets; Predrag Nikolic bt Daniel Stellwagen; Alexander Khalifman lost to Ivan Cheparinov; Artur Jussupow lost to Sergey Karjakin; Ljubomir Ljubojevic drew with Parimarjan Negi).

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