Karnataka State Under 13 Open FIDE RATED Chess Championship 2022 was held at Sri Sai Palace & Convention Hall, Channasandra Main Road, Hosakote Taluk, Bengaluru – 560067. The Tournament was organized by Bangalore Rural District Chess Association (BRDCA). The Tournament attracted 233 players from all over Karnataka out of which 88 players were rated. This event was conducted with 9 rounds in Swiss format. Top seed was Apoorv Kamble with a rating of 1735. Total cash prize fund was Rs.20000.
The tournament was inaugurated on 21st October 2022 by Hon. Secretary Karnataka State Chess Association MR Aravind Shastry and Chidanand A Vice President of Karnataka State chess Association and Secretary of Bangalore Rural District Chess Association (BRDCA).
All COVID norms are followed as instructed by Indian Government and BBMP norms Bangalore. Sanitizer kept at enough places for players to wash their hands.
In the 9th round which started on 23rd October 2022 by 02:10 PM, on the top board with white pieces Sushanth Vaman Shetty (7 Pts) DREW with Apoorv Kamble (8 Pts). In Second board white pieces played by Sarthak Sharma (7 Pts) WON against Ahaan Naman Mehta (6.5 Pts). In the 3rd Board white pieces played by Niranjan J Warrier (6.5 Pts) WON against Akansh U D(6.5 Pts).
The Prize Distribution Ceremony took place on 23rd October 2022 at 5:30 PM, the Chief Guest was Hari Prasad Director Infimit Solutions and Chidanand A Vice President of united Karnataka chess Association and Secretary of Bangalore Rural District Chess Association (BRDCA) gave away the prizes.