National Champion Calvin Prasad successfully defended his title at the Courts Chess Open Championship in Suva on Sunday. Prasad finished undefeated with 6.5 points out of 7, ahead of Manoj Kumar on 6. This is Prasad’s sixth straight tournament win this year.
14-year old Menash Fareed became the youngest person to win the National Under-20 Chess Championship which was held at the Level 4 Tappoo City Conference Room with 5.5/6.
Fiji Chess Icon, Dr. Virgilio De Asa, formally retired as President of the Fiji Chess Federation on Thursday 26 June 2014.
National Champion Candidate Master (CM) Calvin sealed his 4th consecutive win after he amassed 6.5/7 to edge out CM Manoj Kumar by 1/2 point. CM Goru Arvind finished in 3rd place with 4.5/7.
Form 5 student Zen Borg and Jacquelyn Masilomani of Class 7 represented Fiji in the Asian Age-Group Chess Championship at Macau from June 3-12.