Sports journalist :
The late Umesh Panbude Fundraising Weekend Blitz online chess tournament kicked off on Sunday. The event is organized via the lichess.org platform. No less than 46 players participated in the tournament. A total of nine rounds will be played. Time control gave all players 5 minutes each to complete the game. This tournament is being held under the supervision of IA Pravin Pantawane, IA Swapnil Bansod and IA Deepak Chavan. The result will be announced after getting the anti-cheat report.
The list of participants is as follows: Shraddha Bajaj, Dishank Bajaj, YM Shamkuwar, Shreerang Joshi, Nirmay Wankhede, Ayaan Kothari, Lakshita Swami, Suhan Deshpande, Bhavik Chaudhary, Hasit Jadi, Aarsh Shamkuwar, Ramteke Ayush, Sumedikh Ramtekika Armaan Pashine, Savinay Meshram, Soham Baid, Ameya Upasani, Shiven Tikekar, Pramod Ramteke, Naitik Panhekar, Saanvi Deshmukh, Eshan Deshmukh Muktanand Pendsey, Atharva Deshpande Laksh Laddhadnch, Ravkar Laddhadrik, Vidkar Laddishadwar, Muktanand Pendsey, Malay Pandit Aryan Deogade , Aniruddha Meshram, Samrat Nagrale, Sanskar More, Paras Gaikwad, Aaradhya Ubale, Advait Kopulwar, Anvi Hirde, Sunit Patil, Kaustav Barat, Hrudaya Ambagade, Shanaya Shelkar, Saksham Singh, VK Shrivastava.