460 players were participated in this Chennai District selection chess championship for the categories of under-07 ,11, 15 & 19 Boys and Girls held at Avichi Higher Secondary School, Virugambakkam on 3rd & 4th February 2018.
The tournament was very well organized by the school management and the tournament was conducted in a smooth manner with the support of players, parents and the volunteers.
I thank my co-arbiters for the success of the tournament.
Under-07 Boys : Adharsh K
Under-07 Girls : Swastika G
Under-11 Boys : Ashwin Sairam
Under-11 Girls : Ratna Priya K
Under-15 Boys : Rohith Krishna
Under-15 Girls : Harshini B
Under-19 Boys : Harikrishnan A Ra
Under-19 Girls : Benasir M
Top 10 players in each category were awarded with glittering cups and the title winner in each category receives the rolling trophy.
In addition to that, overall 20 consolation prizes also distributed.
In that 2 youngest players in under-07 boys & girls category were awarded with shields.
Prizes were distributed by the Chief Guest of the function, Mr. Srinivasa Raghavan, Principal, Bala Vidya Mandir, Adyar along with Mr. Balasubramaniam, former coach of Mr. Akash, ex-National champion and Ms. Kaavya of TKSS.
In the photo (from left to right) : Mr. Sakthi Prabhakar, Jt. Secy./CDCA, Mr. Balasubramaniam, Chess Coach, Mr. Srinivasa Raghavan, Principal, BVM, Adyar, Ms. Kavya/TKSS, Mr. Ravikumar, Chief Arbiter, Jt. Secy./CDCA, Mr. Sanjaikumar/Jt. Secy./CDCA