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Inter-High School Beginner’s Chess Championship held at Tseminyu

Nagaland News

Dimapur, November 5: The Tseminyu District Chess Association (TDCA) in collaboration with the Child Welfare Committee, Tseminyu, successfully organized the 1st Inter High School Beginner’s Chess Champion 2023 on November 4. The event was hosted by Christian School, Tseminyu, with the generous sponsorship of Young Rengma Entrepreneurs and from the individual chess enthusiasts.
The Championship ceremony was graced by the presence of Gwayhunle Tep, SDEO Cum DEO in-charge Tseminyu, as a special guest. In her speech, Tep emphasized the importance of chess in schools and highlighted the benefits of playing chess game by every individual irrespective of age bar and gender.
The Chairperson of Child Welfare Committee, Tseminyu, Jetilo Apon also spoke on the topic “child rights and school safety” during the Prize Distribution program.
The event was commenced with an invocation by Kelvin Tep, President of the EGF, Tseminyu, followed by a special song presented by Christian School Hostellers. The programme was chaired by Thonile Seb, Women Coordinator of TDCA. In the closing remark, Seb stated that it is the first ever Chess Tournament organized for the students in the region.
Altogether, there were 22 players registered for the championship from seven different schools under Tseminyu District. In the Junior Category, Kentye Kent of BHSS emerged as the Champion, with Benhilo Kesen of DBS and Jochuyhulo Khing of AG School securing the second and third positions respectively.
In The Sub Junior Category, Miluti Apon from BHSS claimed the Championship title, while Yhulonyu Khing of BHSS and Methawa Magh of DBS secured the second and third positions. Bwenlo Kent and Soruno Magh assisted the tournament as arbiters.
(Page News Service)

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