Rourkela: The Odisha State Under-15 Open & Grils Chess Championship -2019 is being organised by the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), here at Biju Patnaik Hockey Stadium from June 15 to 17. The championship is being organized under the aegis of All Odisha Chess Association (AOCA).

The matches will be played in Under-7, Under-9, Under-11 and Under-13 categories for both open & Girls groups. The entry fee for the championship of Rs. 300/- and AOCA spot registration will be collected at the venue up to 10 AM on 15th June 2019.  The players interested to take part in the championship have to send their name to  AOCAID through mobile or whatsapp number 8847829034 before 5 PM on 14th June 2019. New players will have to enroll their names before 9 PM on 14th June 2019.

The championship will be played under FIDE’s Laws of Chess and Swiss System. The top two players from Open & Girls categories will be selected to represent Odisha state in the forthcoming National Under-15 Boys/Girls Championship 2019 to be held at Namakkal, Tamil Nadu in July 2019. .