International Master Navin Kanna of Defence Accounts won the 14th Adyar Times FIDE rated Open Chess Tournament title which got concluded today at Bapalal Bhavan, Tiruvanmiyur.
In the ninth and the final round the champion settled for a draw against Ram S Krishnan to set winner’s target of 7.5 points. In three way tie way for the first place he stood first on account of better progressive score. Naveen Kanna carried home the winner’s purse of Rs.25,000/- and a glittering Adyar Times Trophy. Ram S Krishan of BSNL and G.K. Monishaa of Vellammal Matriculation School finished second and third respectively.