KVNSS Surya And Arun Gandhi Emerge Champions In Kalyan Barooah Memorial Chess And Carrom Tournaments Organized By Press Club of India -

KVNSS Surya And Arun Gandhi Emerge Champions In Kalyan Barooah Memorial Chess And Carrom Tournaments Organized By Press Club of India

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Shri Gaurav Gogoi, member of Parliament from Assam and Deputy leader of Congress in Loksabha, gave away the Trophies, Medals and Cash awards to the outstanding players.

Rakesh Thapliyal

New Delhi: It was an evening to remember renowned Journalist Kalyan Barooah, who died in the second wave of Corona. Press Club of India organized  Chess and Carrom tournaments in his memory. KVNSS Surya and Arun Gandhi emerged champions in the first Kalyan Barooah memorial Chess and Carrom tournaments respectively.

Shri Gaurav Gogoi addressing the media.

Shri Gaurav Gogoi, member of Parliament from Assam and Deputy leader of Congress in Loksabha, gave away the Trophies, Medals and Cash awards to the outstanding players. Shri Gogoi, while remembering many meetings with late Kalyan Barooah, said “He was a gem of a person who was a well known Journalist in the North-East region with his brilliant reporting. I am happy that Press Club of India has organized Chess and Carrom tournament in his memory and invited me for the prize distribution ceremony. I am ready to provide some help in organizing this event in the future.”

Shri. Umakant Lakhera presenting a memento to Shri. Gaurav Gogoi.

Shri Umakant Lakhera, President, Press Club of India and Shri Vinay Kumar, General Secretary, welcomed Shri Gogoi and thanked him for his kind words and willingness to help in organizing this tournament in the future.

Journalist Ms. Neelam Mahajan Singh and Shri. Aushim Khetrpal of Radiant have sponsored the tournament.

Results of Chess event: 

First Position: KVNSS Surya
Second Position:  Rakesh Rao
Third Position:  Prof. V Anand

Consolation Prizes
1.Shailesh Tiwari
2. parvinder Singh
3. Krishna Rao
4. Sanjay Dhaam
5. Sushil Kumar

Results of Carrom :
Winner in Singles category: 
Arun Gandhi
Runners UP in Singles category: Rakesh Negi
Third Position in single Category:  Rajat Rakesh Tondon

Winners in Doubles Category: 

Arun Gandhi and Sushil Kumar.
Runners UP in Doubles Category:   Parvinder Singh and Babul V Raj.

Shri. Umakant Lakhera, President, Press Club Of India, Shri. Vinod Dhoundiyal, Editor, Alaknanda Magazine and Shri.Rakesh Thapliyal, Editor, Khel Today Magazine presenting Alaknanda Magazine to Shri. Gaurav Gogoi, Member of Parliament and Deputy leader of Congress Party in Loksabha.

 

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