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Akshayam Independence Day Chess Championship 2019

 
On the occasion of the country's 73rd Independence Day like every year Assam Chess Club organized the Akshayam Independence Day Chess Championship 2019, an one-day rapid chess tournament at its premises situated at Aarohon complex. The tournament was attended by  97 participants from in and around the city. 
The tournament was inaugurated by Mrs. Preeti Saikia, managing Trustee of Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia Children Welfare trust in the presence of Mr. Kumud Bhattacharyya, Vice President of Akshayam and host of other officials and guest.
The closing ceremony was presided over by Additional Deputy Commissioner (Kamrup Metro) Dr  Sadnek Singh, IAS, Dr Tridib Ranjan Sarma, Associate professor, Tezpur Central University, Sri Atanu Lahiri, International Chess Master, and Sri Pranjit Dutta, Ex-National Boxer and Publicity Secretary of Assam Amateur Boxing Association among others.
Royal Global School with the maximum number of participants was awarded the Best School trophy.
 
For photographs of the tournament click on the link below