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The Doon School Chess Tournament 2016

Posted on : August 28, 2016

The Doon School Chess Tournament 2016, which witnessed two days full of intense Chess matches, concluded on Saturday in the ‘Kilachand Library’.  A total of 18 School teams from Delhi, Jaipur, Nainital and Dehradun participated in the tournament.

This year’s tournament witnessed a very high quality of Chess performance. Among the 18 teams, the tournament witnessed 24 internationally rated players, including three players who have a FIDE rating of 2000+ and several others who have played at the National and State level.

The Results are as follows:

Winners: Modern School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.  With 15.5 points

1st Runners-up: Sanskriti School, New Delhi.   With 14 points

The Doon School A-Team comprising Atharva Shukla (282-O), Raghav Bagri (551-T), Anuman Goel (492-O) and Aryan Kasera (003-K) stood 2nd Runners-up by scoring 13.5 points.

And the The Doon  School B-Team comprising Devansh Sharma (394-T), Amritansh Saraf (542-T), Rishit Thakur (468-K) and Naman D Jain (687-O) stood 4th by scoring 13 points.

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Other participating Teams included The Shri Ram School and Vasant Valley School from Delhi; Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School from Jaipur; Birla Vidya Mandir from Nainital and RIMC, Welham Girls’ School, Welham Boys’ School, St. Joseph’s Academy, Scholars Home, Cambrian Hall, Kasiga School, Ann Mary School, Brightlands School and the Carman School Dalanwala