|School chess tourney|
GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - Altogether 121 players from 33 schools are in fray in the Kailash Nath Memorial Invitational Inter School Children Chess Championship that got underway here today. The tournament is being organised by the Kailash Nath Sarma Trust in association with Assam Chess Club at its Snehabandhan premises situated in New Guwahati.
The tournament was inaugurated by Mrinalini Devi in the presence of International Chess Master Atanu Lahiri, International Arbiter Biswajit Bharadwaj and secretary of Assam Chess Club Nandan Buragohain.
The tournament is being conducted by Swaraj Buragohain as the chief arbiter and he is being assisted by Lakhya Jyoti Saikia and Majit Bhatta as deputy arbiter.
The tournament will conclude on August 18.