Fiji Time: 9:00 PM on Monday 27 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Chess team registers first point

Rashneel Kumar
Thursday, August 07, 2014

THE Fiji men's chess team drew with Bahamas 2-2 in their fourth round encounter in the Tromso Chess Olympiad to register their first match point in the 11-round Swiss competition yesterday.

In board one, Candidate Master Calvin Prasad recorded the team's first full point while CM Manoj Kumar settled for a draw on board two.

New Olympiad rep Taione Sikivou, who was substituted for CM Sanmogam Goundar in board three, also agreed to split the point when his game ended in a locked pawn position.

In board four, Jasvindar Singh lost in a close end game play.

Meanwhile, the women's team lost the plot against Barbados in the fourth round losing 1-3.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Children watch senseless beating
  2. Fatal night out
  3. Reddy for talks
  4. The sevens challenge
  5. No discrimination
  6. Celebrating success
  7. Church celebrates 25 years
  8. Women take up backyard gardening
  9. Council revives carnival after a lapse of 6 years
  10. Funds a barrier

Top Stories this Week

  1. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  2. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  3. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  4. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  5. Children watch senseless beating Monday (27 Apr)
  6. Fatal night out Monday (27 Apr)
  7. Man found unconscious, pronounced dead Sunday (26 Apr)
  8. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)
  9. PM's office receives 1000 complaints Thursday (23 Apr)
  10. Wife wished cancer for hubby Tuesday (21 Apr)