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Viani D’Cunha wins Karnataka State Chess Championship 2017

Published On : 16 May 2017   |  Reported By : Canaranews Network


Bengaluru: Viani Antonio D’Cunha of Mangalore emerged as the champion of Karnataka State Open FIDE Rated Chess Championship 2017. The championship was jointly organised by Chess Shoots Academy, Bangalore and Rotary Club Bangalore South (R I Dist 3190) at Osteen College, Chamarajpet, Bangalore which concluded on May 14.

M Viani Antonio D’Cunha defeated Raghavendra to clinch the title in the final round. In the second board, Gahan MG defeated Sanjay N

Vivek Nambiar, Yashas D, Gahan M G and Andrea L D’Souza scored eight points each, Based on better tie-break they were placed second to fifth accordingly.

Srikumar B V, President Osteen College. Sathish P S, President, Rotary Bangalore South. Sunil Kumar, Secretary, Rotary Bangalore South, Jayachandra Aradhya, Rotary Bangalore South, Aravind Shashtry, Secretary, United Karnataka Chess Association. Hanumantha R, Joint secretary, All India Chess Federation distributed prizes to the winners.

Viani D’cunha, Vivek Nambiar, Yashas D and Gahan M G will represent Karnataka state in the 55th National Challenger chess championship 2017 to be held at Gujrat from 13th Aug to 23rd Aug 2017.







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