First of its kind in the valley, the South Kashmir Chess championship organised by All J&K Chess Association in which players from all four districts of South Kashmir participated, concluded on Wednesday. The championship was held under various age categories including Senior, U-19, U-15, U-13 etc.
In Senior (men) category Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan from Pulwama bagged the 1st position while as Sheeraz Ahmad Shiekh from Shopian and Riyaz Ahmad Dar from Kulgam bagged 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. In U-15 (boys) category, Hafiz Amin, Danish Zaffar and Fida Hasan bagged first three positions respectively. Likewise, in U-15 (girls) category, Mehr-Ul.Nisa bagged the first position while as Asra Rehman bagged second position. The third position was jointly shared by Farhat Ashraf and Ansa Farooq.