National Engineering College , K R Nagar, Kovilpatti organaised , NEC State Level Chess tournament at National Engineering College, Campus from 30th and 31st December 2016. The tournament attracted 640 entries all over from Tamil Nadu. The tournament was inaugurated by Thiru K R Arunachalam, member, Managing Committee National Engineering college. Dr. S Shanmugavel Principal, NEC gave the presidential address Thiru. M Ephrame Joint Secretary, TNSCA gave the special address .
In the closing ceremony, the chief guest of the function was Grand Master Vishnu Prassanna who shared his Grand Master experiences with the audience which attracted the crowed and that effected a very good inspiration for the young players from the south. GM Vishnu Prassanna distributed the prizes to the winners. The children were happy to receive the prizes from the Grand Master.
NEC is organizing this sort of events regularly and the players from south are getting benefit by this tournament. NEC is very particular in inviting the chess prominent for their tournament which helped as an opportunity for the players from the southern districts.