Asian Youth championship: Rich haul for India

D. Gukesh stood out, winning gold in all the three sections — classical, rapid and blitz.

The Indian team at the Asian youth chess championship in Chiang Mai, Thailand.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

India dominated the Asian youth chess championships, which concluded at Chiang Mai, Thailand, on Monday. Among the champions, D. Gukesh stood out, winning gold in all the three sections — classical, rapid and blitz.

India's medal winners:

Classical:

Under-16: Vatsal Singhania (silver); Sankalp Gupta (bronze). Under-14: R. Rithvik Raja (gold); Khushagra Mohan (b). Under-12: D. Gukesh (g). Under-10: Manish Kadam (g). Under-8: Arjun Adireddy (b).

Girls: Under-16: Aashna Makhija (s). Under-14: Bristy Mukherjee (s); Nityata Jain (b). Under-12: M. Sahithi Varshini (g). Under-10: Anupam Sreekumar (s); Rajanya Datta (b).

Rapid:

Under-18: Mitrabha Guha (b). Under-16: Koustav Chatterjee (s). Under-14: L.R. Srihari (s). Under-12: D. Gukesh (g). Under-8: Arjun Adireddy (g).

Girls: Under-18: Arpita Mukherjee (g). Under-16: Saina Salonika (g). Under-14: Mrudul Dahankar (g). Under-12: M. Sahithi Varshini (g); Savitha Shree (s).

Blitz:

Under-18: Mitrabha Guha (g). Under-16: V.S. Rahul (b). Under-14: R. Rithvik Raja (g); L.R. Srihari (s). Under-12: D. Gukesh (g).

Girls: Under-16: Sanskriti Goyal (s). Under-14: Divya Deshmukh (g); Mrudul Dehankar (s); L. Jyothsna (b).