KARACHI: The Mind Sports Association of Pakistan (MSAP), having joined hands with the Aga Khan Youth Sports Board for Pakistan (AKYSBP), will be conducting weekly classes for the enthusiasts of chess and scrabble here at the Aga Khan Gymkhana.
“We have reached an agreement to hold the coaching classes every Saturday from 2 to 5 pm at the Aga Khan Gymkhana where the students belonging to the various educational institutions of the AKYSBP would be assembling. The weekly sessions would commence from the mid of May,” Tariq Rasheed Khan, Director, MSAP, revealed while talking to ‘The News’ here on Thursday.
He expressed his delight with the enthusiasm of the participants witnessed in the recent launch of the Inter-Collegiate Programme, with the collaboration of the AKYSBP, here at the Aga Khan Gymkhana.
The MSAP and AKYSBP had conducted the two-day event to train and coach boys and girls in the games of chess and scrabble. The training and coaching sessions were spread over two successive days.
The total of students in various age groups participating in the opening session was 41 with 26 of them registering in chess and 15 in scrabble. Quite a few talented and promising players were short listed for further training and coaching by the experts under the auspices of the MSAP. It was announced that the talented players from this programme will be selected to get further training.
Source: The News