R.B. Ramesh.

R.B. Ramesh.  


Tweets highlighting complications hurting chess gamers and coaches

“For years, chess gamers have suffered immensely as a consequence of lack of recognition from the Union Sports activities Ministry. My try is totally to support undo the injustice and pave the technique for a clear-decrease policy for future gamers to salvage their dues.”

On Saturday, these phrases from the country’s most precious chess coach Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh were laced with effort and a lingering hope that issues would salvage better.

Having resigned as the executive selector of All India Chess Federation earlier this week, Ramesh took to twitter on Saturday and highlighted a few complications hurting chess gamers and coaches.

Denied what’s due

Talking to The Hindu, Ramesh talked about, “In my conversations with champion gamers I realised they all had been victims of the authorities’s indifference. Silently, they actually feel denied their rightful due. “I if truth be told have all all over again and all all over again tried for an appointment with Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju, however never got one. I’m obvious, once he becomes aware, issues will toughen.”

Earlier, Ramesh’s effort changed into evident when he tweeted, “Regarding awards for being coach of Indian personnel or Indian gamers from Central authorities, much less talked about the easier. Final 15 years or so, I (and most assorted Indian coaches barring just a few) have now not obtained ANY award from the Central authorities for (serving to recall) medals or producing skills.

“No Arjuna awards to chess gamers (since 2013). 16 Grandmasters from Tamil Nadu within the duration 2010-2020. Series of Arjuna Awardees — 0.

The truth is, Ramesh’s students have obtained 34 medals in World Childhood Championships, 40 from Asian Childhood, 23 from Commonwealth, 36 from Nationals and 5 from Asian meets. He changed into also coach of India’s totally bronze-medal males’s personnel within the 2014 Chess Olympiad.

When Ramesh applied for the Dronacharya Award, in 2015, he changed into troubled to salvage 0 out of 100 facets! With such being the background, Ramesh asked in his tweet, “Is there a sports activities policy?”

“Sports activities Ministry may per chance per chance honest soundless float staunch into a questionnaire amongst the head 50 Indian gamers and salvage say knowledge from them about who deserves Arjuna and Dronacharya awards and pick them into consideration as successfully to undo injustices executed within the past,” he urged.