• Proceeds will benefit local charities and Louisiana Flood relief
• Trophies and prizes for Winners, Runners-up, Best Batsman and Bowler of the Tournament. • Bring your friends and families to cheer and make it fun and festive!!
IANH Chess Tournament 2015
USCF RATED and UNRATED
Whether you are a novice with a love for chess or a pro wanting to better your ratings, this is the tournament for you. India Association of New Hampshire (IANH) invites all the Chess aficionados to “IANH 2015 Chess Tournament”.
Sunday Nov 1st, 2015 (Reminder- daylight savings ends on this day)
Kids and adults sitting in pairs across tables, hunched over, focused, devising schemes and plots in their minds. The goal, to bring down the adversary with a "CHECKMATE"!!! The event was IANH Chess Tournament 2015 held at YMCA Nashua on November 1st, 2015 from 10.00am-3.00pm.
The excitement on the children’s faces was palpable as they walked up to the IANH registration desk with their parents. For some, it was the very first time playing in a tournament. Some came to improve their chess ratings and for others, it was just to have fun and spend the day doing an activity they were passionate about. With the convenience of online registrations on the IANH website and on-spot entries, there were overall 31 participants.
The four round event was divided into three categories; United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated event for kids in grades (K-10), unrated for kids (K-10) and an open category for adults. The arbiters for the rated event were Bob Messenger and Kavya Mallanna who are one of the most recognized names in Chess in the New England area.
This event is cohosted by The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, Chunky’s Cinema, India Association of New Hampshire, and State Representative Latha Mangipudi. Admission is FREE, however, you can secure a seat now by purchasing a $5.00 off food voucher that can be redeemed towards your food purchase the night of the event! Doors open at 10pm