28th national under-17 open & girls chess championship-2017

All major roads in the city will be leading to Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT), as it organizes a National Level Chess Championship in association with Dr.N.Mahalingam Chess Academy. Top ranked State players, Grand Masters (GM) and International Masters (IM) of high caliber and acumen will be under one roof battling it out to outsmart their opponents in the high profile, high octane tournament. Intelligent and Out-of-Box thinking, Planning and Execution are some of the major traits of players which will be put to test during the nine day-long event starting from 24th, October till 1st November 2017 at the sprawling KCT campus. Under – 17 chess champions from different states of India will be gunning for glory as they will be fighting hard to emerge victorious in the much anticipated tournament. Whopping total cash prize money of Rs. 2.5 Lakhs is up for grabs for the deserving winners.

GM Coaching Camp – A Prior Event to the National Chess Championship

An opportunity to get trained before the Big Day!
GM Coaching Camp – A Prior Event to the National Chess Championship
From: October 12, 2017
To: October 15, 2017
Organizers: Dr.N.Mahalingam Chess Academy
Venue: KCT
Chief Guest and Trainer: GM Vishnu Prasanna (16th Rank Holder in India)
Around 15 to 20 rated chess players will be trained for 4 days.
Come, become a Quiz Master!!

KCT’s 1st District level junior & open chess tournament

Dr.N.Mahalingam chess academy was started with the intention to initiate, carry out, execute, implement, aid and assist activities towards development of chess and thereby to encourage the young chess players in this region. This academy conducted its 1st district level open chess tournament for Junior level on 30th April, 2017 (Sunday). The Various categories of the competition include: under age – 8, under age – 10, under age – 12, under age – 15 & open. Around 150 chess players in & around Coimbatore participated in the tournament.

Dr.N.Mahaligam Chess Academy

Dr.N.Mahalingam Chess academy is instituted in KCT to honour the Arutchelvar Dr.N.Mahalingam, who was one of the significant personalities who strived to build the ecosystem and significance for game of chess in India. The Academy is located in the East wing of Administrative building in KCT campus.

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641049

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