3rd Manav Rachna Inter-School Chess and Carrom Championship 2013
‘In Carrom we are always scared of losing the Queen, and in Chess we risk everything to protect the King’.
With great zeal, enthusiasm and high spirits the 3rd Manav Rachna Inter-School Chess and Carrom Championship 2013 commenced at MRIS 21C Faridabad on 19th July’13. The day started with welcoming the participants from various Manav Rachna School Teams who, after a team photo, were ushered in for the Opening Ceremony. The Chief Guest of the day was Mr. Sarkar Talwar (Director Sports MREI). He has revolutionized the face of Sports in the Manav Rachna Educational Institutions, and works with a passion for sports which is unmatched. The Opening Ceremony was also graced by Mrs. Sanyogita Sharma (Director MRIS 21C Faridabad) and Mrs. Ikwinder S. Singh (Principal MRIS 21C, Faridabad) that began on an auspicious note with the Lighting of the
Lamp by the esteemed dignitaries, after which the students of MRIS 21C presented a Saraswati Vandana. The students depicted the sentiments of sportsmanship and the ‘Play to Win’ attitude in their songs that resonated through the school. Mrs. Sanyogita Sharma inspired the students to play fair and Mrs. Ikwinder S. Singh wished all the participants good luck and told them to value Competition in order to raise their performance levels. Mr. Sarkar Talwar while encouraging and motivating the students to take up sports as
a career said that they should enjoy every moment of playing the game.
After a group photograph with the coaches of all the teams present, the dignitaries wished all the participants good luck for the matches and played the opening knocks as Mr. Sarkar Talwar declared the meet open.
There were over 170 participants from all the schools of Manav Rachna playing under various categories for Chess and Carrom. It was heartening to see the electrifying energy with which the students were playing. All the matches played were in the true spirit of the game and were played fairly and justly.
Two rounds of each game were played on 19th July’13 and the Finals were conducted on the 20th of July’13, which gave us the winners of each category of the game.