Fiji Time: 4:50 PM on Wednesday 22 October

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. Budget overspent
  2. $20m in excess
  3. $11.9m in arrears
  4. Finance scrutiny
  5. Military overspends
  6. No spending ledger maintained
  7. Financial boost for hospital's oncology unit
  8. Poor control of permit database
  9. Anomalies in books
  10. Cyclone season looms

Top Stories this Week

  1. False rumours warning Friday (17 Oct)
  2. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  3. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  4. Law and order Thursday (16 Oct)
  5. Detailed report Friday (17 Oct)
  6. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  8. Praises for Fiji sevens team after win in Australia Thursday (16 Oct)
  9. 8-room home gutted Friday (17 Oct)
  10. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)