BHUBANESWAR: The all-Orissa chess championship in Under-13 age category would be held at Jaraka in Jajpur district from June 2 to 4. Knight Chess Club in collaboration with Jajpur United Chess Association would host the event under the aegis of Orissa Chess Ad-hoc Committee (OCAC).

OCAC convener Manoj Panigrahi informed that the Committee has been appointed by the All India Chess Federation to conduct and coordinate all such chess championships in the State. Venkateswar School at Jaraka, a town on NH-5, would be the venue for the event; he said and added that there would be 20 prizes along with cash awards for the competitors.

Interested participants have to deposit an entry fee of Rs.100 per person, Panigrahi informed. For further details, event coordinators Manoj Kumar Parida (cell number 9776572858), Satyaranjan Pattanaik (9437208506) and Tapan Kishore Sarangi (9438384054) can be contacted, he said.