Fiji Time: 4:55 AM on Sunday 1 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Chess team finishes campaign

Rashneel Kumar
Monday, August 18, 2014

THE Fiji chess teams ended its campaign at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway with draws against Sudan (women) and Namibia (open).

The women's team won their games on board one and three through Women's FIDE Masters (WFM) Kieran Lyons and Hilda Vukikomoala.

Women's Candidate Master (WCM) Gloria Sukhu and Aarti Sewak lost on board two and four to settle for a 2-2 draw.

The national women's team finished 112 out of 136 countries that participated in this competition.

In the open grade, Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad forced to resign against higher ranked board one FIDE Master Leonhard Mueller.

In board two, CM Charles Eichab followed shortly after by defeating CM Manoj Kumar but the Fijians hit back in board three and four through CM Sanmogam Goundar and Taione Sikivou to tie the match 2-2.

"I believe that both teams succeeded in the way they played and Team Fiji can return home with a smile," said Fiji's official Olympiad delegate Doctor Virgilio de Asa in a Chess Fiji statement.

The Fiji open team finished on 153 out of 177 countries.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61350.5945
JPY 53.471650.4716
GBP 0.33380.3258
EUR 0.43020.4182
NZD 0.70870.6757
CAD 0.61210.5931
JPY 54.771751.7717

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th April 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Locked in freezer
  2. PM rejects holiday bid
  3. Rakete cries for Koro
  4. Devi thankful
  5. State will not rebuild churches
  6. Doctor robbed by masked men
  7. 'True democracy' and cost of credit
  8. Four people hospitalised after early morning accident
  9. Men in critical condition after accident
  10. Fijian peacekeepers serving in Sinai safe

Top Stories this Week

  1. Horror crash relived Wednesday (27 Apr)
  2. Shoeshine boy makes it big Monday (25 Apr)
  3. Horrific crash kills 1 Monday (25 Apr)
  4. Teacher fears for safety Tuesday (26 Apr)
  5. Overstay Monday (25 Apr)
  6. Father farewells son Wednesday (27 Apr)
  7. Try night fasting, doctor urges Monday (25 Apr)
  8. Horror car crash claims man's life Sunday (24 Apr)
  9. 'Ridiculous change' Tuesday (26 Apr)
  10. 7s eligibility Wednesday (27 Apr)