Tamilnadu State Sub Junior Champion& top seeded G Akash of Chennai won the Fourth Modern International Fide Rated Chess Championship held at Modern Sr Secondary School. G Akash scored 8.5points out of ten rounds. G Akash was awarded with Rs 25000 cash prize with a Glittering trophy. WFM G K Monisha won the second place with 8points. Nine players Osama Salim, K Anshuman , L Bhatath, S Yogit,N R Vignesh, S Sriram, Harikrishnan ,Ishan Bansal and A S J Akil were scored 7.5points each and finished third to Twelfth places respectively. On the top table Top seeded G Akash of Jawahar Vidhyalaya School,Chennai signed peace treaty in just 14moves against L Barath in the Kings Indian defense and clinched the title with 8.5points. National Under17 Chess Champion WFM Monisha outclassed her rival WFM Srija Seshadri in a classical game and finished second with 8points.G K Monisha opted for Ruy lopez defence and her opponent replied well in the Archangel variation and the game reached in to a equal middle game. Monisha utilized her experience and converted the game in to her favour in 36moves. In the glittering Prize distribution function Shri D V Sundar, Vice President, FIDE delivered the special address, Shri K Muralimohan, General Secretary, TNSCA felicitates and Shri P RVenketrama Raja, Vice Chairman, Ramco Industries Ltd& President, TNSCA was the Chief guest and distributed the Prizes.
Dr Mohana,Principal,Modern Sr Secondary School rendered the Vote of thanks.