Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation in association with GH Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation will be organising Nagpur District Under-9 Chess Championship from March 6 at Vivekananda Hall, Shraddha House, Shri Mohini Complex, opposite Kasturchand Park.
NCP Nagpur district president Anil Ahirkar will inaugurate the meet at 5.30 pm on March 6.
Project Head Raisoni Group Dr Mrunal Naik, and secretary of Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation Bhushan Shriwas will be guests of honour. The 1st round will start after the inauguration while the third round will start at 6 pm on Saturday.
Top two players in boys and girls section will be selected to represent Nagpur district in the State-level championship which will be held in the month of April. Trophies and medals will be given to top 10 players in Under-9 and top five players in Under-7 boys and girls section. Youngest player of the tournament will also be rewarded. A team of arbiters headed by International Arbiter Pravin Pantawane will conduct and monitor the tournament.