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29th Brijlal Open Chess Championship

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.

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Kumar wins chess tournament

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