Master Ankit Shetty won February Month CHESS RCC FATORDA U15 OPEN RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT. The tournament was organised by Fatorda Parents Chess Club, on February 12 and 13 at Chess RCC centre Fatorda- Margao, and was played as per the Swiss league system.
Total six rounds were played and 48 players played in the tournament.
Master Ankit Shetty remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and scored 5.5 points out of possible 6 points to win the championship.
In the last round he outplayed Master Vinayak Saunke in Ruy Lopez Variation.
Prizes were given in two categories- top 5 in open category, 5 prizes for unrated players.
The winners are as follows
- Ankit Shetty
- Vinayak Salunke
- Rahul Sahakari
- Sainee Dessai
- Atharv Katkar
- Cardozo Selvino
- Rhea Vas
- Arya Dabholkar
- Gawas Sani
- Vedant Pai
The prizes were given at the hands of chief guest Sandeep Prabhudesai, chief executive engineer electricity Dept. in the presence chief arbiter Sanjay Kavlekar, president Parents Chess Club Prithviraj Katkar, secretary Neeta Shetty, treasurer Suraj Pai, vice president Mily Fernandes and the members of the club