Shrihan & Shradha clinched State Under 13 Open / Girls Championship

The Odisha State (U-13) OPEN & GIRLS Chess Championships 2022 concluded with Valedictory ceremony-cum-Prize Distribution, at 05:30 P.M. on 14th November 2022 at RMD Degree College, Patia, Bhubaneswar. Top 2 players from both categories (OPEN & GIRLS) will represent Odisha in forthcoming National Under 13 Chess Championship 2022, starting from 10  to 18th December 2022 at Puducherry.

GIRLS Category:

The 3rd seed Shradha Smaranika Nanda, 1203 from Cuttack, drew with 2nd seed Arushi Srichandan and clinched the Championship trophy with 5.5 / 6.0 points (5 win 1 draw with no loss). The 2nd seed Arushi Srichandan of Khordha became Runners up.

OPEN Category:

Open category was really hard for all top players. The top seed Shrihan Sabat, Ganjam beat 14th seed Pratik Kushal of Cuttack and clinched the Championship trophy. The 13th seed Sai Shakti Panda beat the 6th seed Pratyush Nayak, Cuttack and became the Runner-up.

The Chief Guest Shri Satyabrat Minaketan, Founder-cum-Chairman ODM Public School, BBSR, Guest of Honour Shri Prasant RoutPrincipal, Raja Madhusudan Dev Degree College, gave away the prizes.

National Participants & Results

Name (Girls)DistrictScorePosition
Shradha Smaranika NandaCuttack8.0/1112
Arushi SrichandanKhordha6.5/1156
Anishka PandeyKhordha6.5/1145
Dristi PradhanSundargarh6.5/1138
Name (Open)DistrictScorePosition
Shrihan SabatGanjam7.0/1147
Sai Shakti PandaCuttack5.5/11162