CHESS

Spring Dales’ lasses shine at CBSE North Zone Second Chess Championship; Win gold;
School’s under-11 Girls’ and under-14 Girls’ and Boys’ teams selected for nationals
 
Astounding their opponents by their amazing strategy and game skills, the under-14 Girls’ chess team of Spring Dale Senior School, bagged a gold medal in the CBSE North Zone Second Chess Championship held at Guru Nanak Academy, Tarn Taran. They, along with the school’s under-11 Girls’ team and under-14 boys’ team, both of which bagged one bronze medal each in the tournament, have been selected for the nationals.
 
Besides this, Shreya Vij and Anushka Aggarwal, two budding chess players from the school have done the institution proud by bagging the Board Prize with an additional gold medal each, for their stunning performance in the event.
 
Giving details, Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that the under-14 Girls’ team of the school, which won a gold medal in the Championship, comprised Shreya Vij, Kashish Gaba, Ekleen, and Gurneet Kaur. “Our budding chess masters, who participated in this event, displayed amazing skills, which helped them notch top positions in the Championship,” he said.
 
He added that besides the CBSE North Zone Second Chess Championship, the potential chess masters from Spring Dales also proved their mettle in the Punjab School State Chess Tournament held at Jalandhar, in which the under 17 Boys’ and under-14 Girls’ teams of the school bagged gold medals in their respective categories, while the under-14 Boys team won a silver medal.
 
“The under-17 Boys’ and under-14 Girls’ teams of the school won a gold medal each in the School District Chess Tournament held at DAV International School, Amritsar, while the under-14 Boys’ team and the under-19 Boys’ team bagged a bronze medal each in their respective categories,” Mr Sharma added.
 
Euphoric at the students’ feat in various Chess championships, Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Senior School, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Managing Trustee, Spring Dale Educational Society, congratulated the winners. “The school is proud of their achievements,” they said
 
 
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