Port Blair, May 21: A One-Day Chess Workshop for players and arbiters was organised by Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) today (20.05.2023) at TSG Emerald Port Blair. Renowned International Arbiter, FIDE Lecturer, Rating Officer in AICF and a councillor of World Chess Federation Fair Play Commission, Mr. Gopakumar M S was the lecturer for the workshop.

More than 60 players & arbiters participated in the workshop. The participants were made aware with topics like steps to create FIDE ID, how to calculate FIDE Rating, title regulations, what is candidate move, laws of chess, competition rules, importance of self-motivation etc. during the workshop.

Earlier, G Bhasker, patron, Andaman Nicobar Chess Association addressed gathering and urged the participants to get maximum benefit from the workshop.