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Sushma All India FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2024 sees 570 players display exciting chess

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The 5-day Sushma All India FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2024, organized by Chandigarh Chess Academy under the aegis of Chandigarh Chess Championship and All India Chess Federation from June 28-July 2 at Dev Samaj College of Education, Sector 36 B, Chandigarh, saw Akshay Anand – Punjab (8 points), Dinesh Kumar Jaganathan – Tamil Nadu (8 points), and ⁠Prithvi Sharma – Haryana (7.5 points) emerge victorious with impressive scorelines in the finals. The international-level championship, aimed to promote chess at the grassroots level and foster international camaraderie, drew 470 participants, including players from other countries, competing across various age groups. Each player was set to play nine matches over during the five days, featuring two matches daily.

The championship inaugurated by Hari Kallikkat, IAS, Secretary Sports, Chandigarh Administration (UT) had. Nitin Narang, President, All India Chess Federation (AICF), in the concluding session adding grandeur to the prize distribution ceremony.

Prateek Mittal, Executive Director, Sushma Group, delighted on the outcome of the championship said, “We are thrilled to witness such extraordinary talent and dedication from all the participants. This event has not only highlighted the exceptional skills of the players but also promoted chess at the grassroots level. The event also resonated with our aim to empower and strengthen minds, much like the care a mother provides, offering everyone a platform to shine. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and participants for their remarkable performance.”

The players showcased incredible skills and sportsmanship as players of all age groups from India and other countries competed fiercely to secure positions and walked away with exciting prizes including cash. The championship was marked by enticing matches, enthralling the audience and leaving them excited for future editions.

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