By Alisi Vucago, Fiji Times, September 13, 2017.
THE 29th Brijlal Open Chess Championship this month will be used as an event to finalise selection for the Fiji team to compete in the Oceania Teams Championship in Brisbane, Australia in December. Continue reading
Event: 29th Brijlal Open Chess Championship
Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 8.30 AM to 3.30 PM
Location: Khatri Hall, Suva
Entry Fees: $5 for Under-20 players, $10 for others
Format: 5-round FIDE-rated Swiss
Prizes: $1000 cash, electrical items from sponsors, chess sets and kits.
Candidate Master Manoj Kumar successfully defended the 16th Mohammed Badshah Memorial Tournament in Suva on Sunday.
In the Division 1 final, the defending champion was paired against veteran Candidate Master Calvin Prasad. The game ended in a draw, and two tiebreaker games had to be played.
Kumar warded off the challenge from Prasad by winning both blitz games. Continue reading
The Fiji Chess Federation (“FCF”) will kick-off the Fiji Chess Academy next week.
Based in Suva, the Academy will provide coaching and training for new and developing chess players from July 1. Continue reading
The case by Fiji Chess Federation (“FCF”) against Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (“FASANOC”) was heard in the Suva High Court yesterday (June 19). Continue reading