South-Zone Inter DRDO Chess Championship

The Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, emerged as winner in the Men's team events and runners-up in the women's events in the South-Zone Inter DRDO Chess Championship organised at CVRDE in June 2001.

DRDO North-Zone Chess Tournament

Shri Sethi giving away trophy to the winnersThe DRDO North-Zone Chess Tournament was organised at the Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, (TBRL), Chandigarh during 25-27 July 2001. Shri V S Sethl, Director,  TBRL, inaugurated the tournament. Eleven teams from various north-zone labs/estts and R&D HQrs participated in the tournament. In the team event, the winner trophy was won by Shri CBS Sanger and SK Sahni of LASTEC, Delhi, whereas runners-up trophy was won by Shri Jagdish and Shri Ganesh Thapa of IRDE, Dehradun. In the individual  event, Shri Ram  Kishor, R&D HQrs, and Shri Jagdish, IRDE, Dehradun won the gold and silver medals, respectively. Director, TBRL gave away the trophy and prizes to the winners in the tournament.