Tarun V of Salem with 7/8 Points & Kamala Parvathi T M of Salem, with 6/8 Points, Won the title in U-25 Boys & Girls Category respectively at 1stDNC Memorial State Level Children’s Chess Tournament,
In other Categories the following are the 1st Prize Winners
U-09 BOYS: Nandish V S of Coimbatore, 8/8 Points
U-09 GIRLS: Sahanaa S M of Salem, 6.5/8 Points
U-13 BOYS: Sidharth Balaji Sridharan of Salem, 7/8 Points
U-13 GIRLS: Praveena D of Villupuram, 6.5/8 Points
U-17 Boys: Sai Prasath A S of Salem7/8 Points
U-17 Girls: Jaysree S of Salem, 7/8 Points
The Tournament was Organised by Vivekananda Chess Academy, Dharmapuri, The Tournament was held from 19th August & 20th August 2017 at Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Matriculation School, Dharmapuri. A Total No. of 660 Participants from 14 Districts of Tamil Nadu participated, in this 48 players are rated and the top seed is Kabhilan S of Erode.
On 19th Morning the tournament Inaugural function was held and Mr. J.Ashok, Vice Principal, Sri Vijay Vidyalaya School welcomed the gathering and the tournament was inaugurated by Mr. D.N.C.Manivannan, Chairman Vijay group of institutions, in the presence of Vice Chairman Mr. M.Deepak, Mr. V.Senthil kumar, Secretary, Dharmapuri District Chess Association, Mr. P.Rajasekaran, Vivekananda Chess Academy.
On 11th August 2017 evening the Prize Distribution function was held, Mrs. Pushpa Loganathan Vijay group of institutions & Mr. M.Senthilvel, Joint Secretary, TNSCA, gave away the Prizes to the Winners, in the presence of Mr. M.Deepak,Vice Chairman, Vijay group of institutions, Mr. J.Ashok, Vice Principal, Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Mat.School, Mr. V.Senthil kumar, Secretary, Mr. Sekar, Treasurer, Dharamapuri District Chess Association and Chief Arbiter Mr. P. PALANIAPPAN International Arbiter. TOTAL 171 Prizes Including Rs.25,000/- Cash were distributed to the Prize Winners. The Organisers gave additional Special prizes to all U-7 Players.