Surat (Gujarat) [India], April 9: West Zone Inter university chess tournament (women) 2022 will be starting from today at AURO University. The tournament is being held from April 9th to 13th, 2022. To commemorate Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary this mega event is being organized by Department of Physical Education, AURO University, with the support of Association of Indian Universities. Wherein more than 50 universities have confirmed participation. The students are from the various Universities of the West Zone. To honour and reward the finest women chess players, Association of Indian University, New Delhi has entrusted the responsibility of organizing the West Zone Inter University Chess Tournament (W) to AURO University, Surat for the session 2021-22. The winners and runner ups will be awarded and rewarded with cash prizes, trophies and medals.
The inauguration is on 9th April 2022 at 10.30 am by the hands of Hon. Shri Harsh Sanghavi, Minister of Sports, Youth Affairs & Cultural Activities, Government of Gujarat. Other Invited guests are Hon. Vice Chancellor of Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Prof. K. N. Chavdaji and Gujarati film actor – Chhello Diwas fame Mr Malhar Thakar. AURO University’s Assistant Director of Physical Education Dr. Jahanavee Icchapuriya is organizing secretary of the event. All officials, arbiters, participants have reached at the tournament venue. AURO University is excited to welcome the students from the different parts of the west zone and wishing them a good luck for the Chess Tournament.