26th All-Indian Railway Chess Championship concludes – S.W.Railway emerge Winner

160DKDKInternational Master (IM) Himanshu Sharma, an employee of South Western Railway (SWR), and Western Railway emerged as winners in the individual and team events of the 26th All-India Railway Chess Championship that concluded here on Saturday.

In the championship hosted by SWR Sports Association (SWRSA) at EMD Loco Shed here, SWR general manager Ashok Mital gave away prizes to the winners.

The host had to be satisfied with the runners up trophy, while last year’s champion ICF (Integrated Coach Factory) was pushed to third place.

Sangma Rahul (IM), Tiwari Arjun, Akshata Kamparia (IM) and Kulkarni Vikramaditya (IM) were part of the winning team Western Railway, while Tejkumar M.S., Himanshu Sharma (IM), Datta Jayadeep (IM) and Abhishek Das represented the host team.