Two titles for AG TN

AG Tamil Nadu bagged two titles in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department inter-zonal carrom tournament here on Wednesday.

In the men's singles event, TN's P. Sasidharan won the title by defeating Dilesh Khedekar DGA (C), Mumbai, while D. Swarnalatha (TN) defended her women's singles title by beating R. Sharmila, also of AG TN.

Chief guest A. Maria Irudayam, former world champion, distributed the prizes.

The results: Men: Final: P. Sasidharan (AG-TN) bt Dilesh Khedekar (DGA (C) Mumbai) 11-17, 16-15, 16-1. Semifinals: Sasidharan bt Raju Bhaisare (AG-Nagpur) 18-12, 21-1. Khedekar bt A. Magesh Devraj (AG-TN) 20-15, 3-21, 21-0.

Women: Final: D. Swarnalatha (AG-TN) bt R. Sharmila (AG-TN) 17-4, 21-8. Semifinals: Swarnalatha bt Sunita Dengre (AG-MP) 21-3, 21-0; Sharmila bt Geeta R. Shankar (AG-Delhi) 20-14, 13-15, 10-6 .

SSN Trophy from

Aug. 17

SSN College of Engineering will organise the SSN Trophy from August 17 to 20 in the disciplines of badminton, basketball, chess, table tennis and tennis for both men and women at the SSNCE Sport Complex.

Apart from host SSN, SRM University, St. Joseph's College, GRD Institute, PSG College of Technology and Bishop Heber College will participate in the event while K.L. University from Andhra Pradesh, Brennan College from Kerala and Nirma Tech from Gujarat will also be taking part.

Lightning chess

The Tamil Nadu State Chess Association will organise an Open lightning tournament from 2 p.m. on August 13 at the Bapalal Bhavan, First Seaward Road, Valmiki Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur.

Entry fee is Rs. 50. For entries contact Suneetha Jain (9952917850).

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