5 SCA members pass chess instructors’ exam


Gangtok, 23 Apr:

Five members of Sikkim Chess Association have successfully passed the chess instructor’s examination conducted by the FIDE during its Trainer’s Seminar in December last year at Guwahati in Assam, the results for which were declared recently.

With this development, Sikkim now has Mahendra Dhakal as a FIDE Instructor, Sushmita Lama, Durga Prasad Sharma and Balaram Sharma as National Instructors and Supriya Rai as Development Instructor. Likewise, Balaram Sharma has also become the national arbiter from the State by passing the arbiter’s examination.

Sikkim Chess Association executive members congratulated all five members to become the certified and qualified trainers.