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Amit Dhoundiyal wins 58th Etlantis Rapid Open Chess Tournament


By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 6 Dec: City lad Amit Dhoundiyal emerged as the leading point holder followed by Anil Kumar Gairola (2nd) and Vinay Raj Bhatt (3rd) in the 58th Etlantis Rapid Open Chess Tournament here today.
Twenty-seven players from different age group displayed their skills in this open tournament. Jitendra Singh Rawat and Ramesh Kala, Ward Councilor, attended the event as the chief guests and distributed the awards to the winners.
Rohit Singh Rana, President, Uttarakhand Chess Club, an affiliate Unit of Etlantis Chess Club, said, “Uttarakhand is on its way to becoming India’s Chess destination. I am delighted to see young players participate in the current environment we are living in, which shows grit and determination.”
Kuldeep Acharya, Secretary, Uttarakhand Chess Club, also addressed the gathering. Ramesh Kala promised complete support from the government and suggested holding of a world level International Chess Rating tournament, next year. Rohit Singh Rana thanked the Uttarakhand Government and appreciated the efforts being put in to bring normalcy for sports activities in the state.