LOYOLA CHESS TEAM WINS IIT-MADRAS SPORTS FEST

LOYOLA CHESS TEAM WINS IIT-MADRAS SPORTS FEST


The event was conducted on the 29th and 30th of September. It started off with a pool of 9 teams and the top seed being Loyola College. The higher seeds had a smooth showing in the first round beating the lesser seeds. The second round saw a close combat between the 1st and 3rd seeded teams (Loyola vs. DGVaishnava) and the 2nd and 4th seeded teams (IIT-Madras-A vs. Vivekananda College). The Loyola college team managed to outplay their opponents with a comfortable margin of 3.5-0.5 in the top board. The IIT-Madras-A team also managed beat their opponents with a close margin of 2.5-1.5. The next and penultimate round on the 30th was the crucial round deciding the leaders of the tournament. However the Loyola College team managed to comfortably outwit their opponents (IIT-Madras-A) by a score of 3-1. The Loyola Team drew against Vivekananda College in the final round to win the tournament and clinch the trophy with a total match point of 7.

FINAL STANDINGS
SR.NO TEAM NAME POINTS
1. LOYOLA COLLEGE 7
2. IIT-MADRAS-A 6
3. RMK VIVEKANANDA 5
4. VIT-CHENNAI 4

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