T Naobi, S Bidyananda emerge MU Inter College Chess winners

    08-Sep-2019
IMPHAL, Sep 8
Manipur University's Takhellambam Naobi Chanu and Sanjenbam Bidyananda Singh were respectively won the women's and men's crown at the Manipur University Inter College Men's and Women's Chess Tournament hosted by Kamakhya Pemton College, Hiyangthang since September 6.
Takhellambam Naobi Chanu fetched 4.5 points after 5 rounds in the women's competition which was conducted on FIDE Round Robin System, to emerge on top of the tally and MU's Bindi Athokpam managed the second spot with 4 points. DM College of Science's Wekuhilu Wezah and Nichulhilu Wezah respectively got 3.5 and 2 points to earn the third and fourth places while Thiyam Suchitra of Ideal Girls College finished fifth with 1 point. Sanjenbam Bidyananda on the other hand bagged men's the title gathering 6.5 points in the 7-Round competition. Atap Leishangthem of DMC Science finished second with 6 points while Chinaoyo Sasa of MU, Heikham Muba Singh of MU and Dangshawa Morung Maring of DMC Science respectively earned 4.5, 4 and 3 points to claim the 3rd, 4th and the 5th places.