Jamshedpur, March 30: Jamshedpur Chess players put up superb performance at the recently concluded Jharkhand State Sub Junior Chess competition held in Hazaribagh. The championship was held as selection for National Chess Championship 2023.
In the U7 girls and boys category-Naira Aditya and Ridhaan Goyal won gold while Atharv Adesara bageed silver.
Dishita Dey and Abhigyan won gold, Anishika-silver and Eshani Choudhary bagged bronze in U9 event.
At the U11 category Dishita Dey bagged gold, Navieka Jaiswal won silver and Adhiraj Mitra took home silver medal.
In U13 Naveika Jaiswal and Adhiraj Mitra bagged gold medals, Pragya Bhardwaj won silver while Debanjan Sinha took home a bronze medal.
Adhiraj Mitra won gold medal in U15 (Sub junior) category, Debanjan won silver while Abhinav Singh and Navieka Jaiswal bagged bronze medals. Gold and silver medal winners will represent Jharkhand in the National Championship. All the medal winners were felicitated at JRD Tata Sports Complex on March 29.
Mukul Vinayak Choudhari, Chief Sports Excellence Centres, Tata Steel, Hemant Gupta, Head Sports, Tata Steel, Vibhuti Adesara, Senior manager Sports, Tata Steel, ESDCA general secretary NK Tiwari, Chief Arbiter Jayant Kumar Bhuyan, Chess coach Chandan Kumar Prasad, Chief Coach at Tata Steel Karate Training Centre L Nageshwar Rao, A Kumar, KP Sharma, Vishal Minz and others were present.
On the occasion Shashank Sekhar was felicitated by Mukul Choudhari for donating blood for 100th time. Shashank Sekhar is a life member of ESDCA Committee.