Imphal, June 4,
Five members team, three boys & two girls of Manipur Chess Association Ad-Hoc-Committee is representing in the 33rd National Under-7 open & girls’ chess championship being organised by Bengal Chess Association on behalf of All India Chess Federation and hosted by New Town School, Kolkata from 1st to 6th June, 2019. Top 20 rankers from each of boys and girls category will be awarded with cash prizes and certificates.
For Manipur, at the end of seventh rounds, Lemba Sougaijam has scored 2.5 points, Ngairangbam Lanchenba with 2 points, Thokchom Preeti with 2.5 points, Nongthombam Anjelena with 2.5 points, and Reagan Thoudam with one point.
On Day 4, with the completion of 7th round today, Lemba Sougaijam loses from Aradhya Adhikari of Sikkim. Lanchenba Ngairangbam loses from Avyay Bhatia of Punjab, Reagan Thoudam loses from Yohann Jain of Assam, Thokchom Preeti gets tie with Anushka Thappa of West Bengal, Nongthombam Anjelena also gets tie with Dishita Dey of West Bengal.
Lemba vs Diptarka Das of WB, Lanchenba vs Anjan Tripathi of Uttarakhand, Reagan vs Samriddha Sheet of WB, Preeti vs Amaira Arora of Delhi, Anjelena vs Arshia of Punjab are on board now to start game at 3 pm.