Mritunjay and Sudhir win State Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017

    Patna : 11th July 2017

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    Mritunjay and Sudhir win State Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017

    Mrityunjay Kumar of Bhagalpur clinched the State title of Bihar State Rapid Chess Championship concluded at Digambar Jain Bhawan, Kishanganj while Sudhir Kumar Sinha (Patna) became champion in the Blitz Competition . Vipal Subhashi of Patna, however, had control over the second spot in both the events.
    The Rapid championship ( 20 minutes with increment time) attracted as many as 115 players from different parts of Bihar which is record entry ! After the completion of 9 round Rapid event , yet another 9 round Blitz championship (3 minutes with increment) was organized for altogether 74 players.
    Top two players from each event were selected to represent BIhar in the National rapid & Blitz Championship to be organised in Kolkata from 3rd August 2017.
    Final placings of top 6 players :

    RAPID EVENT
    Name Score Buchals SB Point
    1. Mrityunjay Kumar (bhagalpur) 7 45
    2. Vipal Subhashi (Patna) 7 43
    3. Debashish Kumar (Kishanganj) 7 42 individual encounter
    4 Sudhir Kumar Sinha(Patna) 7 42
    5. Raghavendra Kumar (Muz) 6.5
    6, Deepak Kumar (Begusarai) 6 43

    BLITZ EVENT
    1. Sudhir Kumar Sinha (Patna) 7.5 45
    2. Vipal Subhashi (Patna) 7.5 42.5
    3. Deepak Kumar (Begusarai) 6 42 30
    4. Kamal karmakar (kishanganj) 6 42 25
    5. Manish Kumar (Chapra ) 6 41.5
    6. RamCharan (Patna) 6 40