SRINAGAR: The 44th State Chess Championship organized by All J&K Chess Association concluded on Tuesday here.
The organisers in a statement said that 110 participants including 25 girls participated in the championship. It was first time that about 30 players from Jammu division participated in this championship.
Khalid Amin Gojwari won over all championship, while Sunlit Gower from Jammu bagged 2nd and Ajit Singh from Udhampur remained at 3rd place in senior category.
Versha Rani of Jammu bagged title in senior girls category. U- 19 junior category, Arushi Kotwal bagged first, Bismah Afshan and Sana Mukhtar achieved second and third position respectively.
In junior boys, Soham Komatra bagged 1st position followed by Yawar Tariq and Mir Saqlain stood third.
In U-17 category junior girls, Syed Mehvish bagged 1st position while Ritish Pathaniya bagged the title U boys category and Dhiren Sambal and Nikhal Gupta remained at second and third position respectively.
Avni Gupta got the 1st position in U- 15 girl’s category. In U- 15 boys, Arsh Zaffer emerged as the winner while Mir Sahil Mustafa and Aasim Mustafa got second and third position respectively.
In U -13 girl’s category, Mehroz Sajjad bagged the title while Ambika Fayaz bagged 2nd position and Amariayah Fayaz got 3rd position.
In U- 13 boys, Aakash Deep Singh got 1st position, Jaiveer Singh Gugral won 2nd position and Shiekh Ahmad Muqsit and Syed Fahad and Ritvik Nanda jointly remained at 3rd position.
In U -9 girls category Anveksha Sharma bagged 1st position, while in boys U-9 category, Ayush Gupta, Mir Nazim and Fayaz Alam Banday achieved 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
In U-7 girls category, Ambroz Sajjad bagged 1st position, Areeba Shabir got 2nd position and Falak Fayaz remained at 3rd position. Abdul Musavir bagged title in U -7 boys category.