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19 city players for chess meet

Steel city players have bagged maximum berths in the state outfit for the 58th National School Chess Championship, which is scheduled at Thane from December 22 to 24.

The 29-member squad in under 14, 17 and 19 age groups (boys and girls) announced by district sports officer Sarwar Imam has as many as 19 players from Jamshedpur, while the rest hail from Bokaro and Chakradharpur.

Girls from the city who found the berths include Pracheta Agarwal, Bidisha Roy, Shreya Kumari, Swkriti Kumari, Asfia Shiraz (under-14), Prerna Bardani Topno, Maduja Kumari (under-17), Manisha Masih and Garima Topno (under-19).

Boys from Jamshedpur are Anshul Nigam, Nikhil Singh, Vatsal Singhania, Abhishek Roy (under-14), Satyam Kumar, Shubham Srivastav, Nishant Kumar (under-17), Aman Choubey, Subhankar Roy and Jaiman Singh Murmu (under-19).

Akanshya Das (U-17 girls), Manideep Mukhi (boys U-14) and Rahul Mukhi are the ones from Chakradharpur who have managed to make the cut. Seven players from Bokaro in the outfit are Sapna Kumari, Namrata Kumari (girls U-17), Nisha Kumar, Anushree Runthala (girls U-19), Shivam Prakash (boys U-17), Ankit Kumar Singh and Alok Utpal.

The state outfit was picked after a daylong selection trial held at JRD Tata Sports Complex on November 27. A total of 91 aspirants from East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan and Bokaro tried their luck during the trials.

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