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Taffin Khan leads at GAICO Construction Grand Prix chess tournament

first_imgROUND four of the GAICO Construction Grand Prix Chess Tournament will continue today from 17:00hrs at the National Racquet Centre as the country’s top players battle for supremacy. Following the completion of three rounds of fighting chess over the weekend, former National champion Taffin Khan, along with Loris Nathoo, is on top so far with three consecutive wins, while their junior counterparts, former junior champion Joshua Gopaul, Ethan Lee and Samirah Gobin scored two wins apiece.Former National senior champion Wendell Meusa, back after a long break from competitive chess, and senior player Glenford Corlette, are closely trailing Khan and Nathoo on two and a half points each.The opening rounds of the competition, which attracted 28 chess players, saw senior and junior players face each other over the chess board in tense battles of the mind.The tournament is the first in a series to attract the best chess players to represent Guyana at the 2020 Chess Olympiad in Russia.Reigning senior champion Anthony Drayton has automatically qualified for the Guyana team by virtue of his current status.last_img read more

Football: Pittsburgh Steelers select T.J. Watt with No. 30 overall pick

first_imgThe Pittsburgh Steelers selected former Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.In surprising fashion, T.J. Watt, younger brother of current NFL players Derek and J.J. Watt, came off the board before Badger teammate and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk.Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Wisconsin football beat writer reported the eventual news before the selection was even made via Twitter. Football: Ramczyk, Watt headline Badgers 2017 NFL Draft classWith the 2017 NFL Draft fast approaching April 28, ESPN’s foremost NFL draft analyst, Mel Kiper Jr., chimed in on Read…Wisconsin OT Ryan Ramczyk, a Divison III transfer from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and one-year starter for the Badgers, still waits to hear his name called. But based on many expert projections, he shouldn’t be waiting for much longer.In his final mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projected the Denver Broncos to take Ramczyk with the No. 20 overall pick. Watch Ramczyk’s highlight real here.Including Watt, Wisconsin has seen six Badgers taken in the first round since 2011.Football: Ramczyk, Cichy, Watt named to Sports Illustrated’s Midseason All-America TeamThe University of Wisconsin football team’s Ryan Ramczyk, Jack Cichy and T.J. Watt earn national recognition Tuesday after being named Read…last_img read more