Prize distribution ceremony of I-Day Open Chess Championship held

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Sep 2018 11:48:31



Sports Reporter


All the winners of I-Day Open Chess Championship were awarded during the Prize Distribution Ceremony, which was organized on Thursday at OA Building Civic Centre, Bhilai. NK Banchhor, President, BSP Officers Association graced the award ceremony as chief guest while the other dignitaries present were IFS Officer, Shalini Chabada, Shahid Ahmed, Secretary (OA), Senior Manager (Sports), BSP, SL Yadav, Avkash Bhivgade, Rajendra Joshi, Vice president, BSP Chess Club, Manoj Verma, Secretary of Durg Chess Association, Alankar Bhivgade, Shivshankar Sharma, Ashok Shahni, SK Bhagat, Mithilesh Banjare, Giridhar Lal, Divyanshu Upadhyay and others as special invitees.

It may be recalled that the I-Day Open Chess Championship was was organized under the joint auspices of BSP Chess Club and Sports, Cultural and Civic Amenities Department of Bhilai Steel Plant at Ispat Club, Sector-1, Bhilai.
As many as 147 participants belonging from various ages have appeared in the chess championship. Among the top five position holders under open age category were Rahul Sharma, Mahadev Rao, Vishwajeet Singh, Divyanshu Upadhyay and Aryan Goswami. Mahesh Kumar, Mithilesh Banjare and Maharana Pratap were the arbiters in the chess championship while Girdharlal Deshmukh was the
chief arbiter.