Bhavan’s Public School hosted the CBSE Qatar Cluster Chess Tournament 2018-19 on 6th and 7th of May 2018 at New Salata campus. At the inaugural ceremony Mr. MP Philip [Principal, Bhavans Public School] wholeheartedly welcomed the participants from various schools.  The session was inaugurated by Mr. Jaise Joseph [ICC Chess Coach] and presided over by Mr. Manikandan AP [Board Member, Bhavan’s Public School, along with gracious presence of Mr. KM Anil [Board Member, Bhavan’s Public School], Mrs. Anjana Menon [Director, Administration, Bhavan’s Public School] and Mrs. Jayashree Vinod [Academic Coordinator, Bhavan’s Public School]. A video presentation on the glimpses of previous year’s tournament energized the participants. The tournament was inaugurated with ‘the battle on board’ by the Chief Guest and Mr. Manikandan. Mr. MG Jijith [HOD, Physical Education Dept. Bhavan’s] proposed vote of thanks. Following the inaugural ceremony competitions in various categories were held. Altogether 11 CBSE schools have participated in the tournament [Bhavan’s Public School, Ideal Indian School, Birla Public School, Delhi Public School, Al Khor School, MES Indian School, Shantinikethan Indian School, Rajagiri Public School, Pearl School, Noble International School and Doha Modern Indian School] in four categories for boys and girls [U-11, U-14, U-17 and U-19]. It is a proud moment for all Bhavanites as the boys’ teams [Category U-14 and U-11] have secured Bronze medal in the tournament.