Prassadh Shanmugam tallied 40 points to clinch the top spot in the nett (+2-14) category in the inaugural Mahaveers Trophy golf tournament, played on a Stableford singles format, at the Coimbatore Golf Club course here recently. P.R. Ramakrishnan, with 28 points, was second.

The results: Nett (+2-14): 1. Prassadh Shanmugam (40 points); 2. P.R. Ramakrishnan (38). 15-24: 1. V. Jayaraman 37 (better second half); 2. S.A. Sridhar (37).

Gross (+2-24): 1. Vashista S. Pawar (31); 2. Nakul Prakash (28).

Easy for FRC

Friends Recreation Club (FRC) posted a convincing eight-wicket win over Coimbatore Raiders in the TNCA-CDCA second division league recently.

The scores: II div.: Coimbatore Raiders 130 in 32.1 overs (B. Karthick three for 24, A. Karuppusamy three for 20) lost to Friends RC 132 for two in 25 overs (V.P. Bharathi Raja 38 n.o., C.R. Kiruba Sankar 32 n.o.); Rainbow 1972 MMCC 167 for nine in 37 overs (S. Senthamil Selvan 54, M. Mathan 45, V. Sudhakar four for 12, T. Gurunathan three for 36) bt Arumugam CC 132 in 36 overs (Deepak 31, V. Barani Kumar three for 21).

III div.: Miracle CC 175 in 45.4 overs (K.S. Praveen Kumar 46, M. Balakrishnan 32, A. Mari Manoj five for 23, V. Senthil Kumar four for 22) bt Kaleeswara CC 160 in 47.1 overs (M. Balraj 30, K. Mahalingam three for 23).

Chess tournament

The Coimbatore District Chess Association will host a district selection tournament for the Varadharajan Memorial Rolling Trophy at the Nagarathar Hall in Poompuhar Nagar, Edayarpalayam, on July 28.

The tournament features under-9, 12, 15 and open categories. The top four finishers in the open category will be eligible to represent the district in the forthcoming State open Fide-rated championship.

For details, contact K. Krishnakumar (mob: 97860 00579) or Maruthasalamoorthy (mob: 93608 13130) or send a mail to

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