Sagar Wins Buddhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament 2013 Print
Friday, 27 September 2013 08:46

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Shah Sagar, the top seed from India won the 4thBuddhiOpen International Rating Chess Championship convincingly with 8½ points, just giving a draw at the last round to TSS Pieris from Sri Lanka. He played with confidence from the 1st round till the end being more than 200 ELO points ahead even to the No 2, GC Anuruddha from Sri Lanka. Sagar collected 50,000/- Sri Lankan Rupees, gold medal and the beautiful Championship Trophy.

The 4thBuddhi Open tournament was organized by the Buddhi School of Chess and Buddhi Chess Club on behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and FIDE for the 4th consecutive year from 1stto 24th September 2013 at the Apsara Hotel, Nittambuwa, Sri Lanka. A total of 327 players from 4 countries, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Germany, participated in this 9 round Swiss System event with around 300,000 prize fund.

Nishnt Malhothra also from India took the Silver medal with8 points while GC Anuruddha, the top seed Sri Lankan player managed to win the Bronze medal after tying with FM, TSS Pieris, KPRN Samaranayake and MANy Dhanushka of Sri Lanka with 7 ½ points. Yogesh Gautham, Arjun Sathees, both from India tied with NP Liyanage, Thisura Munasinghe, HLM Hapuarachchi and C Lamahewa for the 7th place with 7 points.

WIM, Nelunika Methmani became women’s Champion after tying with WIM, National Women’s champion, Sachini Ranasinghe with 6 ½ points. KWDMID Koswatte and SCT Kumari tied for the women’s 3rd place with 6 points each. The category prize winners;


Name

Type

Pts

Place

T Thewni D K Fernando

Under 6 Girls

4

Champion

I M T S Gunawardena

Under 6 Girls

3

Equal 2nd

R L Mihini B Liyanage

Under 6 Girls

3

Equal 2nd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

Tharusha S Dassanayake

Under 8 Girls

6

Champion

R M D S Rathnayaka

Under 8 Girls



Equal 2nd

DeshaniSanjulaLiyanage

Under 8 Girls



Equal 2nd

 

 

 

   

Name

Type

Pts

 

K K M SachinthaKodikara

Under 10 Girls



Equal 1st

T H D NikleshaTharushi

Under 10 Girls



Equal 1st

K.K. SthiVidusini De Alwis

Under 10 Girls

5

Equal 3rd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

D D M R G K Dissanayake

Under 12 Girls

6

Equal 1st

G P Y Wijesuriya

Under 12 Girls

6

Equal 1st

W A D SumuduWijesinghe

Under 12 Girls



3rd

Name

Type

Pts

 

I M T M Gunawardana

Under 15 Girls



Champion

ManujiNisansalaAttanayake

Under 15 Girls

5

Equal 2nd

DilkiSanjanaWithanachchi

Under 15 Girls

5

Equal 2nd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

S M Mapitigamaarachchi

Under 6 Boys

4

Equal 1st

K DananjayaPriyalal

Under 6 Boys

4

Equal 1st

P M C H   Thilakarathne

Under 6 Boys

2

Equal 3rd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

LisaraKodithuwakku

Under 8 Boys

5

Equal 1st

Kevin Ranidu Silva

Under 8 Boys

5

Equal 1st

S A M A NisithaSenanayaka

Under 8 Boys

5

Equal 1st

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

G M H Thilakarathne

Under 10 Boys



Champion

OsuraDamsiluWijesinghe

Under 10 Boys

6

1st Runner Up

Ryan Weerasinghe

Under 10 Boys



Equal 3rd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

M Ashen Kurukulasuriya

Under 12 Boys



Champion

ChamathWeerasinghe

Under 12 Boys

6

Equal 2nd

H.G. DenuwanTheekshana

Under 12 Boys

6

Equal 2nd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

MojithaSathsaraGunaratne

Under 15 Boys



Equal 1st

G M S Thilakarathne

Under 15 Boys



Equal 1st

ChathulankaGamage

Under 15 Boys

6

Eqaul 3rd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

AselaPrabajith

Rating Category 1800 - 1999

7

Eqaul 1st

A A C B Amarasinghe

Rating Category 1800 - 1999

7

Eqaul 1st

C N Ranasinghe

Rating Category 1800 - 1999

7

Eqaul 1st

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

D G Ravi Prabath

Rat. Category 1600 - 1799



Eqaul 1st

Hariraj.K

Rat. Category 1600 - 1799



Eqaul 1st

D D C H Subasinghe

Rat. Category 1600 - 1799



Eqaul 1st

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

M SasithNipunPiyumantha

Rat. Category 1000 - 1599



Champion

IsuruUdanaSamarasinghe

Rat. Category 1000 - 1599

6

Equal 2nd

PrabhathSandaruwanLokuge

Rat. Category 1000 - 1599

6

Equal 2nd

 

 

 

 

Name

Type

Pts

 

KrishanSanjeewa

Unrated Category



Champion

ShanukRuvindaRajapakse

Unrated Category

6

Equal 2nd

A M M S C Adhikari

Unrated Category

6

Equal 2nd

 

 

 

 


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