Nalanada Chess Academy is conducting Karnataka State Under-17 Open and Girls Chess Championship -2016 from August 5 to 7at Rotary Blood Bank, Vinayakanagar, Shivamogga.
The top two players will be selected to represent Karnataka state in U-17 National chess championship to be held at Kolkata from September 9 to 18, 2016.
A sum of Rs.28,000 cash prizes along with trophies will be awarded to top 10 players in both categories. Special age category prizes (U-7, U-9, U-11, U-13 and U-15 boys and girls) will be awarded separately.
Players born on or after 01-01-1999 are eligible to participate in this tournament. For more details, contact Manjunath M: 98445 50601, Sri Krishna Udupa: 98444 36276 or Pranesh Yadav: 92424 01702, states a press release from Mysore Chess Centre director Nagendra.