KOCHI: Ganesh Bhat, with 7.5 points, won the Ernakulam District senior chess championship which concluded at the Vinotha Library Hall, Thammanam, on Monday evening.
Ganesh Bhat and U.C. Mohanan finished level at the end of the nine-round event but the former had a superior progressive score.
Final placings: 1. Ganesh Bhat (7.5 pts), 2. U.C.Mohanan (7.5), 3. C.R. Raveendran (7), 4. K.R. Dhanulal (7), 5. M.V. Ratheesh (6.5), 6. K.A. Unas (6.5).