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Kumar wins chess tournament

Candidate Master Manoj Kumar successfully defended the 16th Mohammed Badshah Memorial Tournament in Suva on Sunday.

In the Division 1 final, the defending champion was paired against veteran Candidate Master Calvin Prasad.  The game ended in a draw, and two tiebreaker games had to be played.

Kumar warded off the challenge from Prasad by winning both blitz games. Continue reading