SMVDU wins gold medal in 1st Open State Chess Championship

KATRA: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra organized prize distribution ceremony of 1st Open State Inter-University Chess Championship on Monday.

It was a three day event, wherein a total 6 teams participated.

Dean of Students Dr. Yugal Khajuria was the chief guest for the ceremony and Ashok Kumar, Director Sports, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was the guest of honour.

SMVDU team led by Srikrishna won gold medal and remained the only undefeated team in the championship.

Abhishek Bundela, Lavee Singh, Ankur and Sameer Sengar were the other team players of SMVDU.

The Team-A of University of Jammu led by Sahil Mahajan won silver medal and University of Kashmir led by Mushtaq won bronze medal.

Officials Harbinder Singh from University of Kashmir, Padam Dev Singh and Suman Sharma from University of Jammu were also present in the event.

Rajiv Kumar, Faculty In-Charge of Sports of SMVDU presented vote of thanks, while Vice Chancellor, Prof Sanjeev Jain congratulated all winning teams.


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