In the presence of renowned chess players Grandmaster K Sasikiran and P. Harikrishna, the school held an inter-school chess championship. The guest of honour was H Balagopala.
All teams were divided in to 2 categories – U-12 and U-16. Both have around 12-16 teams from different schools. KR Mangalam came out as the victorious team after defeating RS Junior Modern School and Modern School, Vasant Vihar.
In U-16, Modern School, Vasant Vihar was adjudged as the winner and won the rolling trophy. Harshal Shahi of RS Junior Modern School, who is the current Asian champion, also took part in the tournament