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Bijnor. World level chess competition was inaugurated with cultural programs at Vivek College. In which District Magistrate Ankit Aggarwal said that regarding the origin of the game of chess, its antiquity is also linked to the time of Mahabharata. However, it was more popular during the Gupta period. Not only this, many other such games have originated in India in ancient times. Chess is a great gift from India to the world in the form of a game. While explaining the importance of Bijnor to the participants from India and abroad, he said That this is the land of Mahatma Vidur and Maharishi Kanva. India is named after the king Bharat here. He wished all the players good luck. On this occasion, Gitika, Matul Manish, Priya, Ayushi, Pallavi, Sneha, Spartha Ashish etc. enthralled everyone by presenting cultural programs. Competition director Niklesh Jain, who came from Mumbai, said that Bijnor is a city rich in talent along with being historical. The talents here are making Bijnor famous in the country and abroad. He said that definitely a great player will emerge in this competition. He informed the participants about the rules of the competition. College Chairman Amit Goyal said that it is a matter of pride for Vivek College that Vivek College of Bijnor has been selected for such a big competition. This competition will increase interest in chess among the people of Bijnor and the talents here will bring glory to Bijnor on the world stage. Secretary of Bijnor Chess Association, Dushyant Kumar said that 226 participants from different states participated in the competition. In the first round, on the main chess board, Kulkarni of Maharashtra defeated Akshat of Uttar Pradesh, Ramanathan Bala Subramaniam of Tamil Nadu defeated Ali Rahman of Uttar Pradesh, Anay Agarwal of Bijnor defeated Pitambar Singh. Wazir Ahmed Khan gained the lead by defeating Arham Jain. The chess competition was inaugurated by District Magistrate Ankit Aggarwal, Director of the competition Niklesh Jain, Chief Arbiter Sandesh Nagar Naik, Secretary of Bijnor Chess Association Dushyant Kumar, Chairman of the college Amit Goyal, Secretary Deepak Mittal, Treasurer Dharmendra Aggarwal, Administrative Director of the college Dr. O.P. . Jointly done by Gupta. The program was conducted by Shalani Rajput and Vishwajeet. Shruti Aggarwal, Vandana Chauhan, Nitin, Satvik Bhatnagar, Tarun Gupta, Shubham Gaud, Saraswati Rajput, Poonam Rani, Megha Garg, Seema Rani, Aditi Rani, Dr. Hitesh Sharma, Mukul Kumar, Dr. Deepti Dimri, Dr. Santosh were instrumental in making the program successful. There was cooperation from Gupta etc.
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