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KIIT women win East Zone varsity chess
Sportslogon Team November 4th 2017

Bhubaneswar : KIIT University women chess team lead by Smaraki Mohanty emerged champion by gathering 13 points by the end of seventh round in the women category of the East Zone Inter University Chess for men and women, which concluded at KIIT University here on Saturday.

Others member of the team are Akankya Kabi, Krushna Mishra and Sribrinda Rout edged out Guru Ghasidas University by 4-0 in the final round. Altogether 16 university teams from the east zone took part in the meet.

University of Calcutta was claimed the runner up title with 10 points, while Patna University and Sarguja University finished third and fourth by getting nine points each.

University of Calcutta men team scored 14 points and won the champion trophy, in the final and seventh round they edged out BRA Bihar University by 4-0.

Jadavpur University (11), Utkal University (11) and Manipur University (10) finished 2nd,3rd and 4th respectively. Sumit Kumar Banarjee, Baivan Mishra, Sourva Mohanty and Ashis Pattnaik are the four member Utkal University team lead by Sumit.

Top four teams in each category are qualified to take part in All India Inter Zonal Chess(M/W) Tournament to be held at Jagaran Lake City University, Bhopal from November10 to 14. .
This news was added and updated on : November 4th 2017
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