Tournament report of Chennai District Chess Selection Championships-2018:

The record number of 501 players were participated in this Chennai District Chess selection championships for under-09, 13, 17 & 25 Boys(Open) & Girls categories held at Avichi Higher Sec. School, Virugambakkam, Chennai on 17th & 18th February 2018.

The following number of players will represent Chennai District in the forth-coming Tamil Nadu State Chess Championships-2018:

In Under-09 Boys category top 3 players selected

In Under-09 Girls category top 2 players selected

In Under-13 Boys category top 7 players selected

In Under-13 Girls category top 4 players selected

In Under-17 Boys category top 7 players selected

In Under-17 Girls category top 2 players selected

In Under-25 Boys category top 10 players selected

In Under-25 Girls category top 5 players selected

Title winners :

Under-09 Girls Aswinika Mani R
Under-13 Girls Kirtana S P
Under-17 Girls Harshini B
Under-25 Girls Sri Lalitha  R
Under-09 Boys Daakshin Arun
Under-13 Boys Ayyappan P 
Under-17 Boys Avinash Ramesh
Under-25 Boys Arjun  Kalyan

Prizes were distributed by the Chief Guest of the function Mr.R..Prem Anand, Senior Manager Circulation -The Hindu ,Mr.A.S.Kumar,  Vice President  – CDCA along with Mr. B.Murugavel, Vice President-CDCA ,  and V.Kameswaran., International Arbiter.

Top 10 players in each category were awarded with attractive shields and in addition 30 more consolation prizes were given to the players.

Chennai District Chess Association will pay the entry fees, pocket allowance and T-shirts for the selected and seeded players.

Also providing coaching classes for the top 10 players from each category by the leading coaches.

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