7th ACA FIDE rated Chess Tournament concluded yesterday, 23rd Feb 2014 with the Prize Distribution ceremony in Technopark Trivandrum.
The tournament was a grand success with players from more than 11 states participating.
The first prize was grabbed by T.M. Abhishek and second prize went to Kareem J.P. Both marked a record by being the youngest players,11 years old, to grab first and second titles in a FIDE rated tournament.
Abhishek was trained by International Player M.Ratnakaran.
The record broken was that of Guhan Ram who finished 3rd in the tournament who was 13 years when he set the record.
3rd to 5th places are
3rd Prize – Guhan Ram Shankar (Tamil Nadu)
4th Prize – Aziz M (Kerala, Calicut)
5th Prize – Aneesh A (Kerala, Trivandrum)
Awards were presented to winners by Sri. C R Vijayan, Deputy General Manager, The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd.
Sri Ashok G Nair, Chief Organiser, Sri Venugopal, Sri Rajendran Achari, Sri Shyama Prasad
The event was Inaugurated earlier by Sri. M S S Rao, Chief General Manager, Telecom, BSNL.
Players who participated from Technopark are
Sivanandan K G – UST Global
Geolingsen – MCFayden
Satish P – Ernst & Young
Manoj Elanickal – IBS
Technopark Living was the online media partner.
Angel Borking, Sasthamangalam was the other major sponsor for the event.
Chess results are published at http://www.chess-results.com/tnr125285.aspx?lan=1
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