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Good turnout for chess

By ANASILINI RATUVA The 32nd Fiji Bitter Chess Open Championship had a good turnout at the College of Medicine yesterday. Nutira Nutua won first prize in the B division, Sera
22 Oct 2012 12:02

By ANASILINI RATUVA

The 32nd Fiji Bitter Chess Open Championship had a good turnout at the College of Medicine yesterday.
Nutira Nutua won first prize in the B division, Sera Cirikalinamoli came second while Chanaka Rajanayake was third.
In the secondary school division, Rishikul Sanatan College student Martin Feussrer took out top honors, Marist Brothers High Tevita Mataika was second and Ken Fong of Yat Sen Secondary came in third.
Youngster Jacqueline Masilomani received first prize in the women’s division after ousting Isabel Nutian who was second and Anna Mataika who was third.
Defending men’s champion Manoj Kumar retained his title while Dr Neel Arora and Calvin Prasad drew in second place.
Fiji Chess Federation president Dr.Virgilio De Asa was impressed with the turnout.
“The turnout was good and we were really impressed with the level of competition.
“We want to acknowledge our sponsor Foster’s for sponsoring the event,” he said.
“We hope to see more competition like this in future.”
For the Primary school division Menesh Fareel came first and Kelvin Prasad was second.




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