Mysore Zone Chess Tournament at Fr Muller MC
Mangaluru: The Mysore zonal chess tournament of Rajiv Gandhi
University of Health Sciences, Bangalore was held at Father Muller
Medical College on 17,18, 19 August 2016. The program was presided over by Fr Richard Coelho, the Administrator of the Father Muller Medical College Hospital, who in his speech told that the game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement but several very valuable qualities of the mind like concentration patience and alertness which is useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by.
Fr Ravi Rudolph D’sa- Administrator of the Medical College honored the physical directors who had come along with their team. Ten colleges participated with ten teams of men and eight teams of women. Derik was chess arbiter for the tournament. Dean Dr Jayaprakash Alva, Dharmendra convener for Mysore zone were present during the function.
In men section – first place was bagged by A.J. Institute of Medical
Science and Research with runners up, Father Muller Medical College; and in women section First place was secured by Father Muller Medical College, and Runners up by AJ institute of Medical Science and Research. These teams are now qualified to represent the Mysore Zone in the inter-zonal match.
The Trophies were handed over by the chief guest, Dr Manjunath Shetty, Professor of Urology. In the concluding program Dr Prathvi Shetty, Sports convener stressed about such sports activity to be encouraged and students to actively participate, as these act as stress relievers to medical students who strongly pursuit academic activities.