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3rd Kohima Dist Chess C’ship underway

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42 players competing in 3rd Kohima District Chess c’ship

Kohima, October 13: Altogether 42 players, including a female are competing in the 3rd Kohima District Chess Championship organized by Kohima District Chess Association (KDCA) at Nagaland Olympic Association Complex here.
Former president and Advisor of KDCA Kedihoto Puro gracing the inaugural programme of the two day championship encouraged the participants to take up chess professionally. He also declared the championship open.
Compered by Medolenuo Ambrocia Loucü, the inaugural programme commenced with prayer by Associate Pastor of CRC AG Road Kohima, Kevilezo Rüpreo. KDCA president Vizosielie Khoubve delivered the welcome address while Thenuviü Kets enthralled the gathering with a special number.
The championship is being held in two categories – open and Under 16. The winners in both categories will receive trophies with cash awards as follows:
General category: Champion – Rs 20,000; runner’s-up – Rs 15,000; 3rd – Rs 10,000 & 4th – Rs 5,000. Under 16: Champion – Rs 7,000; runner’s-up – Rs 5,000; 3rd – Rs 3,000 & 4th – Rs 1,500.
It will conclude tomorrow. (Page News Service)

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