Sikivou wins National Blitz chess competition

Provisional Candidate Master Taione Sikivou won the National Blitz Chess competition at the Damodar City Centre in Suva.

Sikivou won the event with a score of 11/12.

Goru Arvind was the next closest rival in second place while top seed Manoj Kumar was third.

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The event was played in a 5-minute plus 3-second increment format, meaning that players had very little time to calculate positions and games were even won via flag-fall in time control.

14-year-old Rudr Prasad continued his fine form from 2019 by winning the Secondary School’s Division while Phillip Sukhu topped the Primary School category.

[Source: Fiji Chess]


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