|The participants at the competition|
The 102 participants from all over West Bengal participated in the competition. The entire Women's Chess Tournament, was organized in the Swiss League system in seven rounds. At the end of all the rounds Ananya Bothra stood first by scoring 7.0/7. Ananya won her maiden State title. She gained a massive 110 ELO Rating points with a performance rating of 2233.
|The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Saikat Maitra handing over|
the first prize to Ananya Bothra.
The Vice-Chancellor of MAKAUT, Prof. Dr. Saikat Maitra was present in the Prize Distribution Ceremony on the 18th of May. On this occasion he presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to International Master Saheli Dhar Baruah. Then he gave the trophy to Champion Ananya Bothra. The other dignitaries present were: Dr. Sujay Biswas, CEO of Techno International, Mr. Pradeep Chopra, Chairman of iLead and Mr. S S Dogra, Director (Finance) of Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd.
Prof. Maitra said that the University is inspiring chess, which is an exercise of the brain, in order to increase the power of concentration, which will help the participants in their journey throughout the life. Prizes were distributed to all the participants.
|Mr. Pradeep Chopra, Chairman of iLead with Mr. Atin Sengupta (left),|
Secretary of the Kolkata District Chess Association.
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