District Selection by Coimbatore District Chess Association on 9th March @ Pattia Gounder Chellammal Mandapam, Ganapathy. U9, U13,U25 & Open combined. Open Cash Prizes 3. First Prize - Rs.1000/-.
Category Prizes - Rolling Trophies plus 5 cups in each (boys & girls seperate)
Kathir Balaji of GRG HSS won the U15 category in the 4th CCF District Level Chess Tournament which concluded on 16th February. M Shreyas won the U13 section, K Nishanth of Vimal Jyothi Convent won the U11 section, Evan Sanjoe and Ryan Priyank of Lisieux CMI Public School won the U9 & U7 sections respectively. Er S Murali , MD Aswin Ram Spinning Mills and V. Muralidharan, CA distributed the prizes.
ICF wins the 21st TN State Team Chess Championship.
Sri Krishna Institutions sponsored 21st TN State Team Chess Championship was won by ICF , Chennai with a score of 13 match points from 7 rounds . ICF fielding one Grandmaster and 2 IMs won 6 match and drew one against Chennai DCA to lift the title. In addition to the team event `15th TN State Blitz Chess Championship was held and it was won IM P Karthikeyan of ICF with 8 points. The team championship recorded a highest entry of 63 teams with Coimbatore fielding around 20 teams. The generosity by Sri Krishna Institutions won accolades from the players and parents.