Six other U-15 chess players selected for the 44th Chess Olympiad | Kanpur News

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KANPUR: Six other chess players under the age of 15, who belong to public schools, have been selected for the UP team which will visit Chennai during the 44th Chess Olympiad which will be held from July 28 to 10 august.
The UP Chess & Sports Association had organized a U-15 Chess Championship as part of ‘Chalo Olympiad 2022’ and selected the top three boys and girls for the visit to Chennai as instructed by the All India Chess Federation.
According to AK Raizada, secretary of the UP Chess Association, in accordance with a directive from the AICF, six other students from government colleges who had participated in the state meet were selected. Among them, Siddharth Rathod from Kanpur was selected. Chess players selected from the bos are Siddharth Rathod (Knp), Vinayak Singh (Gorakhpur) and Shreyansh Singh (Agra). Karanika Sahu (Jhansi), Arohi Yadav (Prayagraj) and Nisha Bhushan (Unnao) were selected from the girls.
Chess coach praised: Allen House School congratulated chess coach Harish Rastogi, who coaches the state champion Tanya Verma. Allen House Khalasi Line School student Verma had won two state championships in the past 15 days. Ruchi Seth, headmaster of the school, presented a keepsake and certificate to Harish, who is also a national level referee.


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