Inter School Chess Tournament 2013 organized by Defence Authority Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed (SKBZ) College in collaboration with Mind Sports Association of Pakistan (MSAP) concluded at SKBZ College.
Director MSAP, Tariq Rasheed Khan was the chief guest of the event while record 13 times National Chess Champion and International Master Mahmood Ahmed Lodhi was the guest of honour on the occasion.
Promising players Iqra Abid, Zainab Gohar and Osama Jamshed showed excellent strategic planning skills to lead their team to win the Chess Championship. In the final, Defence Authority Model High School Beachview defeated DA Public High School (O&A) Levels Seaview 3-0 to win the coveted title in the eight schools competition.
Director MSAP said that chess was a healthy and exciting game of mental acumen which was instrumental in development of thinking and intellectual skills of players. He appreciated the excellent display of acumen, planning abilities and intelligence by students during the tournament contests.
Principal SKBZ College, Brig (R) Shahid Saleem Lone said that the College laid great importance towards promotion of sports and extracurricular activities so essential for development of a successful and agile personality.
At the end the chief guest Tariq Rasheed Khan distributed shields and various prizes among the winners of the tournament.