Mumbai : Smiling Assassins Team from South Mumbai emerged first amongst more than 100 studded National Fide rated Players to lift the Third Rucha Open Chess Team Championship Trophy organised by Dr.Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation at Mulund Vidya Mandir School,Mulund (West).
It was a good day for ICS Matunga Chess Academy, as their three teams topped in three out of four age groups
International Chess Player, well known chess coach and International Fide Chess Arbiter, Prem Pandit was The Chief Guest and gave away the prizes. It is learnt from Dr.Prakash Vaze, Managing Trustee of The Sports Foundation.
Results in Brief: Winner: Smiling Assassins Chess Team( Rating 2035) Rs.5000/- Points 20.5 out of 24 points 2)Chess Worrier Team ( Rating 844) Rs. 3000/- Points 18.5 won on Buch 88.5 3) Dark Horse(Rating 1933) Rs.2000/- Points 18.5 but lost on Buch. Pt 88.00 4) Tilak Chess Academy,Ladies Team ( Rating 1799) Rs. 1500/- Points 17 5) D Art of Chess Team (Rating 1738) Rs1000/- Points 16.5
Board Prize: 1) Board No1. Dhanashree Pandit(Tilak Chess Academy, Thane) 4.5pts out of 6 points
2) Board No.2: Adinath Malvankar, Vinesh Nadar Chess Team pts 6 out 6 points 3) Board No3:Ameya Khare from S.S.I.C.Oe Chess Team: 6 points out of 6 points 4) Board No.4 : Gopal Rathod from Dark Horse Chess Team : pt 6 points out of 6 points Category Prizes: U8 ICS Matunga “C” Team 12 pts U10: Dhamaka Chess Team; 14points U12: ICS Matunga “A” Team 14 points U16 : Joint Winner: ICS Matunga “B” Team and Vaze Sports,Mulund: 12 points.