Former State champion Y.G. Vijendra of Mysore won the Mysore district Open chess championship by securing 8 points from 9 rounds on the concluding day here on Sunday.

Seven players — Kedar Umesh Vaze, L. Vivekananda, Arjun U. Prabhu, Saran R. Setty, Naveen Ranganath, S.N. Jatin and V.P.S. Darshan tied with seven points each, but based on their progressive tie-break scores took the positions from second to eighth in that order.

Final placings: 1. Y.G. Vijdendra (8 points). 2. Kedar Umesh Vaze (7 -45.5 progressive score); 3. L. Vivekananda (7-41.5); 4. Arjun U. Prabhu (7- 40.5); 5. Saran R. Setty (7-40); 6. Naveen Ranganath (7-39.5); 7. S.N. Jatin (7-39); 8. V.P.S. Darshan (7 -38.5).

Important results: Final round: Abhiram (6.5) lost to Vijendra (8); Vaze (7) drew with Arjun Prabhu (7); Vivekananda (7) drew with Darshan (7); Shashidhar (6.5) drew with Abhishek R. Patel (6.5); A. Ravish (6.5) drew with P. Shreyas (6.5); Jatin (7) bt T. Amith (6); Setty (7) bt Preetham (6); Ravi Kiran (6) lost to Naveen Ranganath (7); Preetham Gangadhar (5.5) lost Vinayak B. Hariwal (6.5); Ayush N. Ubale (6) bt Ravindra (5.5).

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