‘India has big chance of dominating world chess’

SPORTS REPORTER
Thursday, 10 January 2019

“Given right encouragement programme, we I’ll see india as the dominant force with enormous talent,” the 53-year old Short said, on the sidelines of announcement of PYC Interschool Chess Tournament.
“Opportunities for young players are important, when I was young I played 180 rated games a years. Opportunity to play at the right age is very important thing,”he further added.

Pune: Nigel Short, an English chess Grandmaster and current Fide deputy president had encouraging words for Chess fraternity in India, and Pune in specific.

“Given right encouragement programme, we I’ll see india as the dominant force with enormous talent,” the 53-year old Short said, on the sidelines of announcement of PYC Interschool Chess Tournament.
“Opportunities for young players are important, when I was young I played 180 rated games a years. Opportunity to play at the right age is very important thing,”he further added.

500 players in PYC Chess 
A total 500 players from Pune representing 22 School teams will be seen in action  at the PYC Interschool Chess Tournament organised by the PYC Hindu Gymkhana and Kunte Chess Academy which was inaugurated today at the PYC Gymkhana, Community Hall.
  
A total 22 School teams which namely BNN Dastur Primary School, Blueridge Public School, Cambridge International School, Millenium School, SB Patil School, SPM English Medium School, SSRVM School, Symbiosis School, Goel Ganga International School, Advant Prathamik Vidya Mandir, Anandibai Karve School will be seen in action in this event. Two days workshop named as champ coach will be conducted by  GM Vishwanthan Anand on Saturday, 16th and Sunday, 17th, February 2019. The team event will be held in two categories 1st to 4th Standard and 5th to 10th Standard. 

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