The Telegraph
Sunday , January 19 , 2014
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Target 2020 launched

Calcutta: The Alekhine Chess Club, on Saturday, launched a mission to produce 14 more Grandmasters from the state by 2020.

GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly will lead a team that will provide special training to a group of budding chess players in the age group of six to 13 with ‘Target 2020’ in mind.

“Bengal have only six Grandmasters till date. Our mission is to produce 14 more GMs so that we can have a total of 20 Grandmasters by 2020,” Alekhine Chess Club secretary Soumen Majumdar told a media conference at Gorky Sadan, here.