Jacky shared points with his arch rival worldwide player and Telegraph Chess winner Kh Sanjoy in the last round game played today to clinch the title of 22nd Kh Anou Singh Memorial State Level Open Chess contest 2012 organized by Kwakeithel Chess Club under the auspices of Manipur Chess relationship.
The underdog of the contest Jacky played cautiously to at least get half point from the top-seeded defending champion Kh Sanjoy (5.5 points) who stood third position. Jacky was awarded a cash prize of Rs 6000 and the Trophy.
In another table, after a long struggle Premjit and Dhanabir settled for a draw. Rated player RK Bhogen defeated Ningthem to get the 5th position at another table. International player Gobin Luwang failed to overcome his adversary Bankim but had settle for a draw and stood 7th position.
Herojit defeated Romeo in a very thrilling game and so was able to get the 10th location by lot as he have the same point and Progressive score (PS) with Bit Irom at 5 points and P S 20.The prestigious L Modhuchandra Fair Play Award carrying a cash award of Rs 700 and a trophy was awarded to T Bheigyachandra Shamuphaba for his quickness, game spirit, bright games and good directive during the tournament.
Youngest player N Herojit (5 point) received the prestigious L Dorendro (Bullu) Award for Most Promising Player of the contest which has a cash prize of Rs 500 and Trophy.The young and talented players N Herojit and Tulakishore L conventional the Tiddim Steel and Cement Award for two youngest boy participants.The Galaxy Award for Girl Participants was adjusted to Ng Nonganbi, RK Riyabati and A Ashakiran.