POKHARA, Jan 23: Krishna Thapa from Hetauda has won the chess competition organized on the occasion of the Pokhara Festival. Thapa who secured 5.5 points to clinch the title got a cash prize of Rs 25 thousand, medal and certificate.
There are many Nepalis who are doing and accomplishing great things around the world. As their list of achievements grows, so does our pride. But that’s not all. These people are inspirational and we could all learn a thing or two from them.
In the war of Kurukshetra battle troops were tabulated on the unit of “Akshauhini”. One “akshauhini” comprised of 500,000 warriors, 21,870 chariots and elephants each, 65,610 horses and 109,350 infantry. The ideal ratio, thus, in one “akshauhini” is one chariot: one elephant: three cavalry: five infantry soldiers. Emulating this very structure, an ancient strategic game by name of Chaturanga developed in the Indian subcontinent. It employed the use of small figurines to represent the elephants, chariots, cavalry, and infantry and was played on checkered boards of eight by eight grid.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Ward 4 is set to organize the First U-12 and U-16 Chess Tournament from Friday. The event is to be managed by Makhan Chess Club, an internationally recognized organization.
Boredom is almost nonexistent; now every detail matters. Even the tiniest of information leads to drastic results. I have applied the same principle to my daily life. Playing chess requires outstanding imaginative skills, and it’s not a skill that people inherit.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Lalitpur District Saving and Credit Cooperative Association and Tamrakar Society Lalitpur with the help of Lalitpur Sports Club are set to organize the Ganeshman Singh Memorial Cooperative Cup Sixth National Rating Chess Tournament from April 3.
KATHMANDU, March 16: The Asian Zonal 3.2 Chess Championship, which is also the qualifiers for Chess World Cup, is set to be held in Kathmandu from March 18 to 28. The tournament being hosted by Nepal Chess Association (NCA) will feature players from South Asian nations including host Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the Maldives. This is the second time Nepal is hosting this tournament after holding the same event two years ago in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal’s hope of winning medal in the men’s section of the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad received a big jolt after losing to Iraq in the final round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.