Advertisement

HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014

Amritsar lad Manoj wins FIDE Ranking Chess championship

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, July 07, 2014
First Published: 14:23 IST(7/7/2014) | Last Updated: 14:37 IST(7/7/2014)

Kumar was on 7 points after 8 rounds on Saturday. He won his last game to become the champion.

Advertisement


On the first board, he defeated Santosh Gautam with a brilliant play in the last round on Sunday.

On the second board, Amarjit Singh of Ludhiana defeated another player from Ludhiana Sushant Manuja.

Amarjit got second position and was awarded cash prize of

Rs 20,000. Santosh Gautam, who bagged the third position, was awarded cash prize of Rs. 14,000.

To encourage chess players in the city, a total of 42 cash prizes were distributed among participants at the culmination of the tournament.

“Deepak Bansal and his wife Rekha Bansal, who helped us financially to organise the championship, distributed prizes to winners along with AICF joint secretary Atul Kumar Gupta,” said, Arvinderpreet Singh, general secretary, LDCA.

Results of the tournament with complete details are available on the website chess-results. com.

 

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Ludhiana

MC sitting on emptying coffers

Despite a deficit of at least Rs 3-4 crore every month, the municipal corporation (MC) seems uninterested in taking any initiative to retrieve payments that are stuck in form of pending rents and challans that could fill up the civic body's exchequer.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved