Candidate Master (CM) Manoj Kumar defeated National Champion CM Calvin Prasad in a close encounter to clinch the Courts Fiji Rapid Open title with 5/5. CM Calvin Prasad and CM Noel Adricula finished 2nd and 3rd with 4/5.
Please take note a new Constitution was approved and ratified by a General Meeting of the Federation on 27th of June, 2015 at Kshatriya Hall in Suva – FCF_Constitution_2015 (190KB PDF).
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad clinched the first National Sports Day Blitz Championship title with 8 wins and a draw with William Bennion. He remained unbeaten at 8.5/9 while CM Goru Arvind finished 2nd with 8/9. CM Noel Adricula was 3rd with 6.5/9.
Candidate Master (CM) Manoj Kumar slipped past a 4-way tie with CM Goru Arvind, CM Calvin Prasad and CM Ronald Terubea to clinch the Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial Rapid Open with 4/5. All 4 players dropped a game each against one of the others to create a thrilling finish.
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad successfully defended the Mohammed Badshah Memorial title by finishing at 4.5/5 after drawing with CM Manoj Kumar in the final round. CM Ronald Terubea came second with 4/5 while Manoj Kumar was third with the same score.