PL. Guru Dakshinamoorthy of Pudukottai was the winner in the under-10 age category at the State-level chess tournament held at Sivakasi recently. The international chess arbiter, Anantharaman, and the president of the Pudukottai District Chess Association, Pon. Mahalingam Thamizhmani, commended the performance of the youngster.

INPUTS BY G. PRASAD AND S. AISHWARYA