3rd Vriksha Global School State Level Children’s Chess tournament

The 3rd Vriksha Global School State Level Children’s Chess tournament was conducted on 5th & 6th August 2017. Around 249 players from 10 Districts of Tamil Nadu participated – with 26 FIDE Rated players. Top seed Subash Mathivanan  from Namakkal with 1757 ELO Rating.

Inauguration of the tournament – Vriksha Global School who were also the sponsorship – correspondent – Mr.Harinivas, Chairman – Mr. Rajasekaran, Principal – Mrs.Yamini, Mrs. Saranya, Chess Coach (VGS)  Mr. S. Gnanasekaran, Secretary (Namakkal District Chess Foundation)  SV. Iyyeppan, Joint Secretary (Namakkal District Chess Foundation)

The tournament was conducted under 4 categories. Under-8 category, boys section master M. Rishywanth of Erode scored 7 points out of 8 Rounds and in Girls section S. Indira Priyadharshini of Sivagangai  was unbeaten and scored 8 points

Under-10 boys section Roshan Abendra Ramesh  of Thiruvallur  scored 8 points out of 8 Rounds and in Girls section S. Boomika of Namakkal  scored 5.5 points out of 8 Rounds.

Under-12 boys section Dixit Tharun Raj of Krishnagiriscored 6.5 points out of 8 Rounds and in Girls section Meenatchi Rajam of Madurai got 7.5 points out of 8 Rounds.

Under-16 boys section Subash mathivanan of Namakkal scored 7.5 points out of 8 Rounds and in Girls section S. Srimozhi of Erode got 6.5 points out of 8 Rounds.

Each winner from different categories was presented with various prizes – viz; first prize Bicycle, 2 to 10 prizes – Cups in the Prize distribution function members present in the dias was the Chief Guest correspondent – Mr.Harinivas, Chairman – Mr. Rajasekaran, Principal – Mrs.Yamini, Mrs. Saranya, Chess Coach (VGS) Mr. S. Gnanasekaran, Secretary (NDCF)  SV. Iyyeppan, Joint Secretary (NDCF) gave away the prizes to the winners.

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