Calcutta: The 16th National Children’s (under-11 and under-13, boys and girls) Chess championship will be held at Salt Lake Stadium from December 22 to 31. About 400 players from all over the country are expected to take part of which Bengal are likely to field 70.
The meet will be played in the Swiss League format over 11 rounds and this is not a rating event. The top two from each category will qualify for the world and Asian youth meet.
Hosts WBCA will felicitate GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly at the prize distribution function on December 31.