The SJBHS OBA CheckMate 1.0, the first online Chess tournament, was held from 25-28 April, 2020. Forty two players registered for the tournament. The batches ranged from 1969 to 2019. Players were located across the world. A total of thirty two matches were played online. Josephites displayed immense discipline, resulting in the tournament running on schedule. A huge shout of thanks to participants, winners and Josephites who followed the games online. The report on the event is available here.
Winner: Vivek Nambiar (1988)-St. George’s
Second Place: Sridhar Ramanujam (1995)-St. Andrew’s
Third Place: Varun Jalan (2001)-St. Andrew’s
The OBA thanks the sub-commitee of Rolf Marren (’96) and Vikram Chugh (’92) for their support in conducting the first online tournament. Another feather in the cap of the OBA.