The St Stephen’s College Chess Team took part in the Inter College Competition organized by the University of Delhi. The following students took part in the same:
|1||Henry Gomes Captain||III Chemistry (H)|
|2||Nirbhay Nitya Nanda Secretary||II B.A.(Prog)|
|3||Ashleesh Koganti||I Mathematics (H)|
|4||Anubodh Yadav||I Physics (H)|
|5||Vyomjit Kapoor||III History (H)|
A Chess Workshop was organized in college from 24th August – 5th September, 2015 in the Sports Complex. There was a good response to the workshop. During the Workshop, practice sessions were conducted where interested students were introduced to various concepts of the game. After a week, all participants were made to play matches against each other. This was finally followed by the Trials for College Chess Team which were held in the form a league and the Top Five students were inducted to the college team.
Ashleesh Koganti, of I Mathematics, scored 6 points out of a total of 6, winning all his matches.
Nirbhay Nitya Nanda, of II B.A.(P), scored 5 points out of a total of 6.
Henry and Anubodh scored about 2.5 points on 6.
College Team record of results:
After a total of 6 matches, the team sheet of the college team are as given below:
Nirbhay Nitya Nanda and Ashleesh Koganti are FIDE rated players with ratings of 1834 and 1797 respectively. Both players have participated in state, national and international chess tournaments.