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NE School chess from July 14

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Our Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI, June 18: 7th Raktabh Duttachoudhury Memorial North East School Chess Tournament will be held at the Assam Jatiya Vidyalay campus in Noonmati from July 14. The competition would be held in three categories- Pawn (Upto class V), Knight group (class VI-VIII) and Queen group (Class IX-XIII).Cash award will be given to the top ten players of the tournament. The champion will receive cash award of Rs 10,000 while the 2nd and third position winner would collect cash award of Rs 5000 and 3500 respectively. There would be two awards for the participating schools also and they are:Best performing school and Best Encouragement school (highest number of participants). The four-day meet will be organized by the Mind Sports Foundation and during the competition the organization will also felicitate National Rank archer Promila Daimari and senior sports scribe Uday Borgohain.