District chess tourney from March 9 to 11

Shambhunath Bankebihari Agarwal Memorial Lucknow District Chess Championship-2012 will be organised by the Lucknow District Chess Academy at its Rajajipuram branch from March 9 to 11.

Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: February 23, 2012 3:11 am

The Shambhunath Bankebihari Agarwal Memorial Lucknow District Chess Championship-2012 will be organised by the Lucknow District Chess Academy at its Rajajipuram branch from March 9 to 11. The tournament will be played in different age groups such as ‘main group’,junior group (above-17 years),under-17 group,sub-junior group (under-16),under-13 group,under-11 group,under-9 group,and under-7 age group.

Organising secretary Kuldeep Shanker informs that top four players from the ‘main group’ will be selected for forthcoming State FIDE rating Chess Championship to be held in April at Kanpur. The top two players from other group such as under-17,under-13,under-11,under-9 and under-7 age groups will be selected directly for State Chess Championships.

Those interested may contact Kuldeep Shanker (mobile no. 9415465321) for details.

Night cricket

KINGS XI defeated Pepsi Sherdils team by 62 runs in their quarter-final match of the Business House Cricket League Night Cricket Tournament at Sai Greens ground,Mohanlalganj,Lucknow.

Brief Scores:- Kings XI: 129 all out in 19.5 overs ( Anshul Mehrotra 39,Pankaj Bhagat 24; Ashish Yadav 5 for 16); Pepsi Sherdils: 67 all out in 14.4 overs ( Shezade Khurram 14; Ravi Bharti 3 for 4); Man-of-the-match: Ravi Bharti.

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