North Bengal Open Inter School and College Chess Competition has started on Saturday. The competition, which started at the Sadbhavana Palace located in Ashrampara of the city, will run till the following Sunday.
The inauguration of the chess competition was organized by the Darjeeling District Chess Association and Jewel Athletics Club, on Saturday, by the Secretary of Darjeeling District Chess Association's Secretary Nantu Pal, Joint Secretary Sajal Basak, President Bablu Talukdar and Secretary of Jewel Athletics Club Manik Dey who jointly the lamp.
A total of 120 players were seen participating in this competition. For the first time, five visually impaired players have also participated in this competition. The competition was divided into three categories .