Keshav Shrestha of Golden Gate College poses with the motorcycle he won after defeating Kshitiz Bhandari of Swagatam Sakosh in the final of Ganeshman Singh Memorial Cooperative Cup Chess Tournament in Lalitpur on Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 10: Golden Gate College’s Keshav Shrestha won the Ganeshman Singh
Memorial Cooperative Cup Chess Tournament on Monday.
In the tournament played in Jawalakhel, Shrestha beat Swagatam Sakosh’s Kshitiz Bhandari 1.5-0.5 to lift the title.
Shrestha was rewarded with a motorcycle, while Bhandari took home Rs 50,000.
Sumit Pant secured the third place defeating Rupesh Jaiswal in blitz tiebreaker.
Pant pursed Rs 30,000, while Jaiswal bagged Rs 25,000.
Likewise, in women’s category, Shanti Dhimal secured the first position, Sneha Yadav finished
second and Marshal Tamang secured the third spot.
Likewise, Shital Kumari was placed fourth while Tejaswini Tamang finished fifth.