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.
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.