Tilak Chess Academy reigns supreme

Jul 05, 2012, 09:34 IST | A Correspondent

Tilak Chess Academy won the first place and took home a cash award of Rs 5000 beating a field of over 70 national Fide rated players to lift the inaugural Rucha Open chess team championship trophy recently

The tournament, organised by the Dr Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation, saw over 50 teams comprising of four players each battle it out for top honours.

It was a fine day for the Thane-based Tilak Academy that saw their U-14 team win the fourth place and cash award of Rs 1200 besides their U-12 and U-8 teams winning the category winner’s prize and board number two prize respectively.

Former Mumbai University chess champion, Charuhas Joshi was the chief guest and gave away the prizes. 

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