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15 Jun, 2023


School: School of Humanities and Physical Education

CT University (CTU) in association with Ludhiana District Chess Association organized a Chess Tournament for Under 19. In this three day chess workshop. 97 students including 61 girls were registered. They marked their performances to fight for saving their queen in consecutive eight rounds. Students from various cities took part in the event. The CTU Managing Director, Manbir Singh congratulated the winners and participants who took part in this first ever chess event organized by the University. He encouraged the students to keep the pace with both study and extracurricular activities. The chief organizer, Dr Pravin Sharma informed that on the first day of the championship, Bhuvesh Mahajan of Amritsar earned 4 points in the fourth round. On the second day of the championship top ranking Amritsar player showcased his excellent performance as also Anmol Bhagat of Jalandhar earned four points as well. Pankaj Arora of Jalandhar , Madhuvesh Mittal of Bathinda and Anju Bansal of Ludhiana, Shobhit Dhingra of Patiala all earned 3.5 points. In the girls section, Jalandhar girls top ranked in the show. In the fourth round, Deepanshi Sharma, Tia Setia, Anvanshita Verma, Lavanya Jain, Trishti Chopra remained leading. Similarly, Vanshika Sharma of Sangrur, Nitya Singhania of Amritsar got 3 points each. The championship is still progressing and the final results will be available shortly, said Dr Sharma. Congratulating the winners Dr Harsh Sadawarti, Vice Chancellor, said that chess is the game is of brain and smartness and that the participants who have the acumen turn out to be winners. He congratulated the winners and said that CTU will organize such events in future as well. Dr Jagtar Singh Dhiman, Registrar said that CTU holding the temporary membership of AIU, have a plan to organize various cultural and sports events.

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