|International Chess Day|
GUWAHATI, July 20 - Snehabandhan Chess Learning Centre Guwahati in association with Assam Chess Club celebrated International Chess Day at its Noonmati premises here today.
Promising Chess player of the State Dhrupad Kashyap, who recently bagged silver medal in the U-16 category of the Commonwealth Chess Championship was felicitated during the program. Dhrupad also played chess with 20 upcoming chess players of the city simultaneously and managed to win all the 20 games. A movie show on chess was also held on the occasion. Another promising girl player of Assam Bidisha Sarma was also felicitated during the program.
The International Chess Day is celebrated annually on July 20, the day the International Chess Federation (FIDE) was set up, in 1924.