Indian Railways Wins National Chess Team Championship for First Time

By | February 16, 2016
Indian Railways has won The National Chess team Championship for the first time. The 36th Championship was held at Bhubaneswar from 8th to 14th February, 2016.

This Championship was conducted on pool basis. During championship, Indian Railway team beat its counterparts, viz. Odisha, Gujrat, Air-India, Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, Airport Authority of India, Tamil Nadu, Delhi. Lastly, Indian Railway ousted Life Insurance Corporation.

Indian Railway team consisted of the following Chess players from different Zonal Railways which are shown against their names:

1. Shri Karthikayan/ICF,
2. Shri Deepan Chakkravarthy/ICF,
3. Shri Rathnakaran/SR,
4. Shri Arghyadip Das/ER and
5. Shri Swapni Dhopade/CR.

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