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Fareed starts on winning note

April 27, 2015 12:50 am

2014 Young Male Athlete of the Year, Menash Fareed has won his opening his match in the FMF Under 20 Chess Championship underway at FASANOC Olympic House in Suva.

The Yat Sen Secondary School student is one of the favorites to take the title this year.

Top players who also won their opening games include siblings, Keez and Cydel Terubea, Zen Borg and William Bennion.

The tournament attracted 24 players from around the country.

The competition consists of nine round-robin matches and will end on Friday with the winner to represent Fiji to the Oceania Zonal tournament in Australia in July.