Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Assam, India to Host Large Women's Championship

From the Assam Tribune
Top players for nat’l chess
Sports reporter

GUWAHATI, July 28 – The All Assam Chess Association is bracing up to hold the 37th Women Challenger Chess Championship.

The championship will be organised at the Silpagram, near Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakhetra here from August 20 to 28.

The organisers have informed that leading players of the country like Swati Ghate, Swati Mehta, Amruta Mukal, Vijay Lakshmi are likely to take part in the championship which has been counted as one of the most important women’s chess tournament in the country. About 150 players will vie for the title.

The players will be accommodated in and around the competition venue. MP Ranee Narah will be the chief guest in the inaugural function.

It is for the first time that the State chess body is organising such a important chess tournament of national circuit for women.

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