The 11th St. Vincent Pallotti Memorial Nagpur District Inter-School Team and Junior School (Individual) Championship-2019 began at the St. Vincent Pallotti Jubilee Memorial Hall, here on Wednesday.Â The Tournament is organized in association with the Nagpur District Chess Association.
The 11th successive year of the chess tournament started off with the garlanding of the statue of St. Vincent Pallotti at the hands of guest of honour chairman of Pallotti Group of Institutions, Rev. Fr. Varghese Pullan.
The championship was declared open by chief guest DSO Â Avinash Pund. The three-day tournament received round 400 entries of students from various schools in the city. Vice-principal Rev. Fr. Linchu Paul welcomed the guests and all the participants along with their escorting teachers and parents and wished all good luck for the tournament.
Primary In-charge Rev. Sr. Manju Vincent, organizing Secretary Chhaya Janbandhu, chief arbiter Pravin Pantawane along with the PTIâ€™s, teachers, students, and parents graced the occasion. The opening ceremony was conducted by Cinderella Collins and the Vote of thanks was proposed by Alice Anthony.
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