The 2015 National Open Chess Championship will be held at FASANOC Olympic House from 08:30 AM on Saturday 28 November, 2015. Entry fees is $ 10.00 for Under-20 and $ 20.00 for Open.
Candidate Masters (CM) Manoj Kumar and CM Goru Arvind won the National Team’s Chess Championship for the second time in a row by winning all 5 of their games. The duo fielded a team called Broken Bishops which was a player short.
Candidate Master (CM) Manoj Kumar swept the Fiji Day Open Chess Championship with 5/5 at Level 4 TappooCity Conference Room. Jose Celiz finished second with 3.5/5 after he was held to a draw in the final round by CM Goru Arvind.
Filipino expatriate Oscar Eloson took out top honors at the 2015 Fiji Bitter Open Championship to become the third person to win a major title this year.
Siblings Rudr Prasad and Tanvi Prasad of Deenbandhoo Memorial Primary School stunned their opposition by taking top honors in the Fiji Chess Federation sponsored National Primary and Secondary School’s Open Chess Championship.