Maharashtra teams claim rich medal haul in National CISCE chess event

The event was held in in Amritsar from October 28 to 30

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Wednesday, November 02, 2022, 08:11 PM IST
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Maharashtra teams returned with a rich haul of medals, including three gold, from a national-level chess tournament recently. 

The U-14 girls comprising Trisha Jagtap, Saina Nagarkatte, Iksha Soni, Grisha Kataria and Arya Kadam won the gold medal in their category while Gaurang Bagwe (U-17 boys) and Kavyan Sejpal (U-14 boys) clinched titles in the individual categories. 

The state teams have also won silver in U-17 and U-19 boys’ events and claimed a bronze in the U-17 girls’ category.

The championship was organised by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) in Amritsar from October 28 to 30 and more than 300 students participated in it.

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