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Grand Masters in the Making at Global Indian International School

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Grand Masters in the Making at GIIS, Noida

The Inter Campus GIIS Chess Championship 2013-2014 was hosted on Saturday, 11th January 2014. It was a priceless opportunity for students from GIIS campuses Bangalore, Surat, Noida, Indore and Chinchwad to participate in this exigent championship.

The students from all GIIS campuses met on Friday, 10th January 2014.

They were enthusiastically welcomed. Various activities like the ice breaker games, music, a talent show and lots of fun around the brightly lit bonfire helped the students and teachers to get familiarized. A scrumptious dinner indeed made the evening a memorable one and charged them up for the championship.

During the main frame Chess tournament, it was commendable to see the enthusiasm of the ingenious students. Students were deeply engrossed in recalling the moves that helped them to win before. Looking away, thinking about something else or even a momentary loss of concentration could have had resulted in the loss of a match. Hence, it was an exciting sight to see the intelligences working against each other with their own strategy.

The felicitation commenced by garlanding the bust of Mahatma Gandhi by the Chief Guest. Mr. Abhijeet Kunte, India's 4th Chess Grandmaster, was invited to preside over the Event.

The Championship was beautifully woven together with the thread of accomplishments and achievements. The prize distribution ceremony was the most awaited segment of the day. The participants and the winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest Mr. Abhijeet Kunte. It was indeed a proud moment for all the young, dynamic, and smart achievers.

GIIS Noida walked away with the second Runners-Up Trophy.

The Inter-GIIS Chess Tournament, aimed at building life skills, communication and collaborative learning in students along with the spirit of sportsmanship. "I am glad that our young students of class 4 had participated in the inter-campus championship and camped with their friends from other campuses and independently managed the championship."

"A game is about winning and losing but at end of it, it is the strategy and the attempt that counts. I am positive that they will go a long way in carving their names in the game of chess in the future." Cheered an optimistic chess coach, Nikhil Joshi.

About Global Indian International School:

Global Indian International School (GIIS) - established under the guiding principles of Global Schools Foundation - is an international network of award-winning institutions, with 21 campuses in 7 countries. Known for their skill-based and learner-centric curricula, GIIS schools offer holistic learning and personality development opportunities for students.

GIIS schools have been honoured with 27 international and national awards over a span of five years for achieving Excellence in School Education.

Today, GIIS boasts a strong multicultural student body, as children from diverse nationalities have enrolled across its campuses. Adopting a holistic approach to learning and character development, Global School Nine Gems model is a proprietary tool to achieve a balance between academics and experience, mental and physical development, fine arts and performing arts, language skills and creativity, personality development, ethics and entrepreneurship.

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