Fiji Time: 11:25 PM on Saturday 22 November

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. Biman: Budget boring
  2. Nine retained
  3. Biggest share
  4. Dragon's embrace
  5. Blind faces 'long' lay-off
  6. Free education extended
  7. Biggest pie goes to FRA
  8. Tonga to forge new partnership
  9. Pacific Islands and China
  10. Fijian connection to spark Wallabies try-scoring spree

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist's death: Murder accused to appear in court Monday (17 Nov)
  2. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  3. Lover's alibi Sunday (16 Nov)
  4. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  5. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  6. The man behind the scene Monday (17 Nov)
  7. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  8. Man found unconscious, dies in hospital Monday (17 Nov)
  9. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  10. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)