Yambem Dhanabir finishes 9th at 3rd FIDE Rating Chess Tournament


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 15 : In one of the proud moments, players of Salai Chess Academy were able to make their names at the 3rd FIDE Rating Chess Tournament which was organised jointly by Chess Players Parents' Forum and Down Town University, Assam at the university's auditorium at Panikhaiti, Guwahati from July 9 to 14.
Yambem Dhanabir was among the Salai Chess Academy players who managed to finish 9th with a total score of 7.5 points in the FIDE Rating Group Competition which consisted of 10 rounds. Meanwhile in the unrated competition, Sougaijam Priyokumar was able to secure second position. Lemba Sougaijam who participated in the 7 years category also made the State proud by finishing second and Nadiajam Sougai who participated in the girls 9 years category, did her best to secure the 4th position. RK Apollosana who was also among the 8 member team of Salai Chess Academy managed 5th place. S Priyokumar and Nelson Laishram who also participated the tournament are certain to get FIDE rating by next month.