VISAKHAPATNAM: Host GITAM College of Engineering won the chess title for the fifth time in a row in the Andhra University A Zone (city) inter-collegiate tournaments on Wednesday. It also retained the badminton title.
In cricket Mrs. A.V.N. College won its match against Dr. L. Bullayya College (PG courses) by spin of coin after the match ended in a tie.
The results: Chess final positions: 1. GITAM College of Engineering (11 points), 2. AU College of Engineering (8), 3. B.V.K. College (7.5), 4. Pydah College (6), 5. SAVE Engg. College (5.5).
Badminton final: GITAM College of Engineering bt SAVE Engineering College 3-0 (J.J. Raman bt N. Anil Yadav 21-5, 21-11; S. Raj Kumar bt G.K. Kiran Kumar 21-18, 21-19; Raman & K. Ravikanth bt P.S.N. Reddy & G.K. Kiran Kumar 21-14, 19-21, 21-17).
Semifinals: GITAM bt TSR and TBK College 3-0; SAVE EC bt AU College of Engineering 3-2.
Cricket: Dr. L. Bullayya College (PG courses) 126 for seven in 20 overs lost to Mrs. A.V.N. College 126 in 20 overs (Laxman four for 35) by spin of coin.
VIPS College 119 in 25 overs lost to GITAM College of Management 122 for three in 13.2 overs (A. Rajesh Naidu 47).
T.S.R. and T.B.K. College 183 for eight in 25 overs bt MIST Degree College 127 in 20.3 overs (Sk. Jabeer five for 22).
Vidyaardhi Degree College 141 for seven in 25 overs (Raghavendra 59, Naveen four for 30) bt BRBM Degree College 132 in 23.4 overs.
AQJ Degree College 169 for five in 25 overs bt S.V. Arts College 159 in 23 overs (P. Ramesh four for 23).
SIMS 127 for four in 20 overs (Seshagiri Rao 48) lost to MIST Degree College 128 for two in 15 overs (Satish 58 n.o.).
Presidency College 97 for five in 20 overs lost to GVP College 98 for six in 17 overs.
SAVE EC 75 in 17 overs lost to BRBM Degree College 76 for three in 16 overs.
Avanthi Degree College w/o Gowri Degree College. Special Correspondent