Subramanian T.V and Muralidharan R. of Trichy won the State Veteran (above 65) & State Veteran (above 50) Chess Championship 2016-17. Tamil Nadu State Veteran (Above 50 & 65) Chess Championship was held from 25th to 27th November, 2016 at Kanadukathan , Sivagangai with village atmosphere, which impressed city people very Much.
Two Categories : This time we had two different age group categories, with Age 50 to 65 and Above 65 Years. Championship attracted 18 entrant from various district like Kanchipuram , Chennai, Madurai, Trichy , Tirunelveli, Sivagangai , Pudukottai, Krishnagiri, Tanjavur , Virudhunagar, Dindigul and Villupuram .
In the Inauguration function Sivagangai District Chess Association President and TNSCA Vice-President Rtn. Rm N Karuppiah Presided over the function , Mr. Kannan District Secretary Welcome the gathering . Mrs. Muthayee Karuppiah, Mr. SV Muthukumar (Vice President SIDCA), Mr. AG Prakash (Treasurer,SIDCA) Mr. Prakash Manimaran, Mr. Shanmugasundaram, and Mr. Meyyar District Members were also present.
Tournament Hall and Lodging: Lodging (Dormitory ) was given down of the tournament Hall, which was enjoyed by the players because Veteran Players are able to take rest after each round.
Our TNSCA Vice- President Rtn Rm N Karuppiah, and Mr Abdul Nazzer Jt Secretary TNSCA, felicitated the Prize Distribution ceremony. Mrs. Muthayee Karuppiah, Mr.Balagunashakaran, Chief Arbiter read Tournament Report. Mr. S Athulan was the Deputy Chief Arbiter for this tournament. Mr. M Kannan (Secretary), Mr. AG Prakash (Treasurer), Mr. SV Muthukumar (Vice President-SIDCA), Mr. Anand, Mr. Prakash Manimaran, Mr. Jayamkondan were also Present.