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.
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.