Perhaps Hyderabad's biggest tournament in any sport, is this inter-collegiate competition. And where there can be no raucous cheering, there can be no malice too.
The Osmania University, in association with Jagruthi Degree College, Ramkote, is organising the Annual Inter-College Chess Tournament for Men, at Jagruti College's premises, on 11th and 12th September.
A record number of 50 colleges have confirmed their entries for participation, including, if you really want to know, Aurora Degree College, Bhavan's New Science College, Hindi Mahavidyalaya, PG College (Secunderabad), Roda Mistry College of Social Work, A V College, M J College of Engineering & Technology, Sultan-Ul-Uloom College of Law, Amjad Ali Khan College of Business Administration, Loyola Academy Degree & PG College S P College, Railway Degree College, Indian Institute of Management & Commerce, Nizam College, S D Signodia College of Arts & Commerce, Government Degree College (Khairatabad), BJR Government Degree College, Siva Sivani Degree College, N B Science College, R G Kedia College of Commerce, Vasavi College of Engineering, Badruka College of Commerce(Day), Nrupatunga Degree & PG College, Matrusri Institute of PG Studies, Matrusri College of Graduate Studies, M V S R Engineering College, St Joseph's Degree College, Viveka Vardhini Day College, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Dr B R Ambedkar College, Viveka Vardhini (Evening) College, Pragati Mahavidyalaya College, Deccan College of Engineering, David Memorial Degree & P.G.College, University College of Science (OU), PG College (Saifabad), St Patrick's Degree College, Aurora PG Studies (Ramanathpur), Anwar-Ul-Uloom College, University College of Technology (OU), Univ.College of Engineering (OU), University College of Arts & Social Sciences (OU), Mumtaz College, University College of Commerce & Business Management (OU), Bhavan's Vivekananda College (Sainikpuri), Government City College, Little Flower Degree College, Lalitha Degree & PG College, Princeton Degree & PG College and Vivekananda Degree College.
Teams should consist of 5 players, and should bring 2 chess boards to the venue. Please contact K Kanna Reddy, Organising Secretary, at 93911-02940, or Laxmikanth Rathod, Secretary, Inter-College Tournaments, at 98485-52437 for further details.