Jammu Tawi, May 1
Great enthusiasm was witnessed among the players and parents who attended Chess seminar organized by All Jammu and Kashmir Chess Association (AJKCA) here at Hotel Nek below Gummat Jammu.
Roadmap to excel at National and International level was shown to all by Atul Kumar Gupta President of All J&K Chess Association and father of Meenal Gupta Commonwealth Gold medalist.
While addressing the gathering, Atul shared the experience of being the coach of Indian Chess team two times to Moscow and one time to Bulgaria. He explained in detail the way to prepare and keep patience for at least 4 years and give encouragement and space to kids to express their talent.
Lot of queries were raised by kids and parents and answered by Atul Kumar. On this occasion parents thanked All Jammu and Kashmir Chess Association. (AJKCA) to guide them properly and also hoped that government will provide chess coach at stadiums in Jammu and Srinagar at least.
Baldev Raj, Kuljeet Jamwal, Madam Bindu Pathania, Dr.A.S. Bhatia and several others were also present at the occasion.