Mar 6, 2015 Leave a comment
The Qatar Junior Open took place from 2nd to 3rd March 2015 followed by the Doha Junior Open from 4th to 5th March 2015.
Qatar Junior Open, Doha, 2-3 March 2015:
Of the 9 Indian boys who participated in this tournament two of them – Navaneeth Prabhu (BU13) and Vikas Mehra (BU17) reached the semi finals in their respective groups:
Three others qualified for the quarters – Arnav Tevatia (BU11), Kanhav Nanavati (BU13) and Gowtham Karthik (BU15) finishing in 5th, 6th and 8th place in their respective categories.
Doha Junior Open, Doha, 4-5 March 2015:
In this event, Navaneeth Prabhu (BU13) made it to the finals but went down fighting in four games to Muhammed Azhar of Malaysia while Sandeep Ramachandran BU19 reached the semis losing to Sajad Zareian of Iran finishing in 4th Place.
Other players who made it to the quarter finals were Arnav Tevatia (BU11),Kanhav Nanavati (BU13) and Vikas Mehra (BU17) finishing in 5th, 6th, 5th place respectively.