Dhanbir wins International Rating chess

Online Staff/GUWAHATI, March 27: Y Dhanabir Singh of Assam Chess Cub won the title of 3rd Assam International Open Rating Chess tournament which ended in the city today. There was a three way tie for the first spot with Y Dhanabir Singh, Trailokya Nanda and Santanu Borpatra Gohain all of whom scored 7.5 points each from 9 rounds. However Dhanabir was adjusted champion on the basis of better tie break score and Trailokya and Santanu had to settle for second and third position respectively. The prize distribution ceremony was attended by Dr Narendra Nath Dutta, Chancellor of Assam Downtown University, Riju Ganguly, Director, Postal Service, Bishov Lal Pathak, Convenor BJP Sports Cell, Pranjeet Dutta, Publicity Secretary, Assam Amateur Boxing Association, Anjanjyoti Das, President, Assam Chess Club, Dr Devajit Sarma, Organizing President, Dr Siben Dutta, President Akshayam and host of players official and guests.