Swayam Naik wins Ponda taluka rapid chess
PONDA: Swayam Naik won Ponda taluka level rapid chess tournament for Ponda rated players, organised by Chess Learning Center in association with Ponda Taluka Chess Association (PTCA) at Khadpabandh, Ponda. Netra Savaikar and Anish Naik secured second and third places respectively. Vignesh Sawant, Swayam Bambolkar, Mohit Khandeparkar, Sachin Gaude, Gaurav Naik, Parth Kamat and Harshad Sawant claimed 4th to 10th places respectively.
Betalbatim Sporting prevail over Curtorim Gymkhana
MAJORDA: Betalbatim Sporting entered the quarterfinals of 30th St Rock’s Super Soccer defeating Curtorim Gymkhana 6-5 via tie-breaker, at St Rock’s grounds, Majorda on Wednesday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Betalbatim went into the lead through a goal scored by Crusner Pereira in the 16th minute, while Curtorim Gymkhana levelled the score through Macwil Fernandes. In the tie-breaker, Betalbatim SC proved to be better shooters scoring through Manushan Fernandes, Crusner Pereira, Ronaldo Coelho, Oliver D’Souza and Jesus Fernandes. Curtorim Gymkhana could find the mark only through Macwil Fernandes, Josley Gomes, Vicky and Freddie Hilario.