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Salai Chess Academy Players Back With Trophies and Prizes 

IT News
Imphal, July 15,

The 3rd International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, 2019, concluded yesterday
with the completion of total 10 rounds followed by a closing ceremony and prize distribution at Down Town University, Guwahati. Players sponsored by Salai Chess Academy have done good performance, in the open category, Yambem Dhanabir ranks 9 position with 7.5 points, Aribam Muhindro gets 28 position with 6.5 points. In between 1800-1600 rated category, Thongam Nabachandra got 4th position prize with 6 points, while in unrated category, Sougaijam Priyokumar has got best 2nd title with 6 points.
For Under 7 Boys, Lemba Sougaijam has got second position and for Under 9 Girls category, Nadia Sougaijam is placed 4th position with 4.5 and 3.5 points respectively. ln this Internaional FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, the two new players -Laishram Nelson and Sougaijam Priyokumar will be getting FIDE Rating 1200 plus by the month of August, 2019.

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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