Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SAMBA, Apr 29: Annual inter-school chess competition in boys and girls under-14 and under-17 age groups of district Samba got underway today under the banner of Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) at Sports Stadium, here today.
The opening day of the two-day event witnessed competition in under-14 boys and girls sections. Zonal Physical Education Officer (ZPEO) Samba, Raghubir Singh supervised the competition under the guidance of district officer, Sunil Kumar.
The event is being officiated by the technical penal comprising Dheeraj Jatwal, Aman Sambyal, Arun Kumar, Sudarshan Singh and Girdhari Lal.
BOYS: Under 14 yrs: Mintu Khajuria of Government of MS Badla Brahman Samba, Ist; Mannat Sharma of Parveen Model HSS Supwal Samba, 2nd and Akshit Badgal of Kristu Jyoti of HS Samba, 3rd. GIRLS: Under-14 yrs: Sheriya Satya of Co-Operative HSS Samba, Ist; Jyoti Devi of Government MS Badla Brahmana, 2nd and Vishali Sambyal of Co-Operative HSS Samba, 3rd.