Ram S. Krishnan of BSNL 7.5/8 Won the 1st PRIZE with a cash award of Rs.6000/- in Open Category at 4th RCSS-GCC Children & Open Chess Tournament, he was the top seed of the tournament, Yogeshkumar A of Viruthunagar 7/8, Y.Saranya of Tiruvallur 6.5/8 came 2nd & 3rd Respectively.
In The Children Category the following players are the title Winners
|U-8 BOYS||AGASTHAN G of Tiruppur 7/8|
|U-8 GIRLS||VARSHINI M N of Kanyakumari 6/8|
|U-12 BOYS||PRANAV HARI RAJA D of Salem 7.5/8|
|U-12 GIRLS||SUBASHINI S G of Neyveli 5.5/8|
|U-16 BOYS||MANOJ GURU R of Sivagangai 7.5/8|
|U-16 GIRLS||PRETHEPA A S of Salem 6/8|
The tournament was Organised by Rotary Club Salem South & Genius Chess Club, Salem, the tournament was held from 21st May & 22nd May 2016. On 21st Morning the Tournament was Inaugurated by the Chief Guest Rtn.R.Vasu, District Governor, Rotary District 2982, in the presence of Rtn.K.J.Samraj, President, Rotary Club Salem South, Rtn.K.S.Madhu,Secretary, RCSS, Rtn. P.Yuvaraja,,Asst.Governor RI Dist.2982, Mr.T.VenkataAlagiri, Principal, KailashMaansarovar School.
A total No. of 324 participants from many Districts of Tamil Nadu participated, 112 in Open Category & 212 in Children Category. .
On 22nd May 2016, evening the Prize Distribution function was held, Rtn.V.S.Ramadurai, Charted Accountant & Rtn.S.R.Ramesh, Director, Lakshmi Packaging P.Ltd., gave away the prizes to the Winners, in the presence of Rtn.K.J.Samraj, Rtn.K.S.Madhu, President & Secretary of Rotary Club Salem South, Mr.T.VenkataAlagiri, Principal, KailashMaansarovar School, Mr.P.PALANIAPPAN IA & S.JAISANKAR of Genius Chess Club. Total of 112 Prizes were distributed including Rs.25,000/- as Cash Prizes to Open Category & Cups to Children Category.The Organisers gave additional prizes to 3 Nesakarangal Players & 1 Physically Challenged Player.