KOLKATA: Moumita Dutta of North 24 Parganas was in line for a double crown having reached the finals of the cadet and nursery girls' event of the Kalyan Jayant Memorial table tennis at the Khudiram Indoor Stadium here on Friday.

The results (semifinals):

Girls: Junior: Aihika Mukherjee (N24) bt Suparna Das (Hg) 4-1; Madhuparna Ghosh (S24) bt Somali Sarkar (SK) 4-3.

Cadet: Moumita Dutta (N24) bt Monidipa Khara (N24) 3-1; Koushani Nath (N24) bt Poulami Das (N24) 3-0.

Nursery: Subecchha Pramanik (N24) bt Ankita Patra (N24) 2-1; Moumita Dutta bt Prapti Sen 2-0 .

State chess

Organisers expect a big turnout for the 36 {+t} {+h} State women's chess championship which will be concurrently held with the State junior and sub-junior events at the Calcutta University Rowing Club hall from May 11 to 17.

The tournament will be taken as the qualifying event for the Nationals with the top four players from each category representing the State.

The tournament will be played in the Swiss League system with maximum eight rounds. — Principal Correspondent

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