Sports Reporter

Coimbatore: Chennai’s B. Kumaran and U. Ashwini won the boys’ and girls’ titles respectively in the 22nd Tamil Nadu State under-11 chess championship here on Monday.

Important results (eleventh round): Boys: M. Karthikeyan (Cbe) 8 lost to B. Kumaran (Chn) 10.5; Karthikeyan Murali (Tlr) 9.5 bt K. Anushman (Kan) 8; V.P. Anirudh Kannan (Chn) 8.5 bt C. Sai Viswesh (Chn) 8; P. Elancheralathan (Tlr) 7.5 lost to M. Sabhareesh (Chn) 8.5; Aravindh Chithambaram (Mdu) 8.5 bt M. Eashwar (Cbe) 7.5; S. Ajay Krishna (Tvl) 7.5 drew with Rakesh Kanna (Cbe) 7.5; R. Akash (Chn) 7.5 drew with Naren Swaminathan (Chn) 7.5; M.K. Shyam Chandar (Cbe) 7 lost to Aniruddh Aiyengar (Chn) 8; Clifford Flair (Cud) 7.5 drew with Pranav Vijay (Chn) 7.5; K. Karthikeyan (KK) 7 lost to R.V. Adith (Cbe) 8.

Girls: M. Oviyanila (Chn) 8.5 drew with U. Ashwini (Chn) 9.5; M. Mahalakshmi (Chn) 8.5 drew with R. Dharani Sree (Chn) 7.5; P.S. Deekshidha (Elite) 7.5 drew with G.K. Monnisha (Chn) 8.5; R. Divya Lakshmi (Chn) 8 bt C.K. Varsha (Cbe) 7.5; D. Meera 7 lost to C.M.N. Sanyuktha (Kan) 8; K. Niveditha (Cud) 7.5 drew with C.R. Varsha (Kan) 7.5; K. Rakshana (Mdu) 8 bt M. Sindhu (Slm) 7; A.S. Saughanthika (SCA) 8 bt K. Vaisalie (Mdu) 6.5; A. Prakruthi (Chn) 7.5 bt I. Harivarthini (VACA) 6.5; S. Manasa (Chn) 6.5 lost to V. Varshini (Tlr) 7.5.

Final standings: Boys: 1. B. Kumaran 10.5; 2. Karthikeyan Murali 9.5; 3. M. Sabhareesh 8.5; 4. V.P. Anirudh Kannan 8.5; 5. Aravindh Chithambaram 8.5.

Girls: 1. U. Ashwini 9.5; 2. G.K. Monnisha 8.5; 3. M. Mahalakshmi 8.5; 4. M. Oviyanila 8.5; 5. C.M.N. Sanyuktha 8.

Sandeep sizzles

S. Sandeep (121) scored a century as Colts CC defeated Fern Hill Youngsters CC by 221 runs in the Canara Bank-NDCA first division league at Udhagamandalam on Sunday.

The scores: All Stars 116 (Anish three for 15) lost to Gudalur 118 for two in 22 overs (Sathish 54, Nitish 44 not out).

Kents 268 (Arul 52, Shibu 84, Dinesh Babu 35, A. Raja three for 48) bt Wonder XI 158 (Babulal 67, Shibu four for 33, Rishab three for 10).

Colts 263 for three in 29 overs (S. Sandeep 121, Rohan Bahri 43 not out, C. Vivek 30) bt Fern Hill Youngsters 42 (A. Rajendra four for 21).

ICRC wins

R. Anbarasan (four for 30) was instrumental in ICRC CC’s (Sankari West) three-wicket win over Rajaganapathy CC (Namakkal) in the Canara Bank-DCAN first division league at Namakkal on Sunday.

The scores: Rajaganapathy (Namakkal) 112 in 34.4 overs (R. Anbarasan four for 3) lost to ICRC (Sankari West 113 for seven in 23 overs (Palwin 25, A. Rajesh 29, Arun three for 24).

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