Five members of Sikkim Chess Association have successfully passed the chess instructor’s examination.
The examination was conducted by the FIDE during its Trainer’s Seminar in December last year at Guwahati in Assam and results have been declared recently.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world.
With passing this examination, Sikkim now has Mahendra Dhakal as FIDE Instructor, Sushmita Lama, Durga Prasad Sharma and Balaram Sharma as National Instructors and Supriya Rai as Development Instructor. Likewise, Balaram Sharma has also become the national arbiter from the State by passing the arbiter’s examination.
Sikkim Chess Association executive members congratulated all five members for becoming certified trainers.