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War of Wits - A Corporate Chess Championship Preview

by Shahid Ahmed - 03/09/2019

e-Zest Solutions presents, first Inter IT Chess Tournament in collaboration with Victorious Chess Academy on 8th September 2019. The tournament is open to IT Professionals of above 18 years only. The tournament will take place this sunday 8th September at e-Zest Solutions Ltd. in Pune. The tournament will be played in rapid time control of 15 minutes + 10 seconds each. Maximum 150 players can participated and the tournament will comprise of a minimum seven round in Swiss league format. The champion will receive ₹11000 and a trophy. However there are three prizes for Best Company to fight for the bragging rights. Photo: Tournament Circular 

Corporate chess tournament in Pune

The tournament logo | Photo: Tournament circular

Tournament Details

Event Date: 8th September 2019 (Sunday)

Venue: e-Zest Solutions Ltd., IT-09 , Qubix Business Park - Blueridge , Hinjewadi Phase-1, Pune.

Time format: 15 minutes + 10 seconds increment for each move (on Chess Clock)

Tournament will be held in Swiss league format.

Reporting time: 8.30 am

First round will start at sharp 9 am

Prize Distribution:  5 pm


Victorious Chess Academy & e-Zest Solutions are conducting a Corporate Chess Tournament to spread Chess in IT world across India. The purpose of this event is to attract corporate world to Chess.

Entry fee details

Prize structure

For all details about the tournament, click here.

About Victorious Chess Academy

Victorious Chess Academy has been catering to a large number of students under its roof. This establishment, which set its foot in Pune city in 2013, has been positively contributing towards building the future of chess and its students. What has earned this coaching centre an enormous reputation is the bright performance of the students year after year. 


In order to help the students obtain an outstanding performance at their exams, it regularly hosts lectures and seminars which also prove to be a great push in the personality development of the students. Students are also trained thoroughly on other important aspects like time management, stress management and career guidance among others. Regular tests and exams are conducted so that the students can understand the areas wherein they need to improve and work upon.

Kapil Lohana - Founder and Director of Victorious Chess Academy | Photo: Victorious Chess Academy

Under the supervision of founder and director Mr. Kapil Lohana, the organization is successfully running total 10 branches in Pune.

About e-Zest

e-Zest is a digital technology innovation partner for the Fortune 500 Enterprises and ISVs, helping them adopt technologies to improve their processes, optimize their profitability and amplify the end-user experience.

With over 19 years in the IT industry, a 700+ strong team based globally, e-Zest has helped digitally transform the business for 400+ clients over the years. The company focuses on 5 key areas namely Data Engineering (Big data/Analytics / Artificial Intelligence &Machine Learning), Product Engineering, Digital Commerce, Operations and Design led Customer Experience.

Digital innovation center | Photo: Victorious Chess Academy

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