Ritwik and Joshna given top billing in Golecha squash
Jaipur, Sep 9 (UNI) National champions Ritwik Bhattacharya and world junior runners up Joshna Chinnappa have been top seeded in the men and women's section of the Fourh All India Harish Chandra Memorial Prize Money Squash Tournament commencing here from September 12.
Mr Dharmendr Kamthan, organising secretary of the tournament told newsmen here today that the five-day tournament has a total prize money of Rs 4.5 lakh and will be played in men, women, under-19 (boys), under-17 (boys-girls), under-15 (boys)and under-13 (boys) sections.
He said defending champion Gaurav Nandrajog local girl Surbhi Misra have been seeded second in their respective section.
In the under-19 boys section Sandeep Jhangra and Parth Sharma, in under-17 boys Sami Johnson and Gunraj Singh, in the girls under-17 Surbhi Misra and Shivangi, in the boys under-15 Karam Kumar and Karna Tharyamal and boys under-13 Karam have been seeded first and second respectively.
Mr Kamthan said the men's winner will receive a prize money of Rs 75,000 while the women's winner will be richer by Rs 30,000. The venue of the tournament-Jaipur club has two beautiful international glass back beach wood floor and armour coated walls as per the international specifications having a capacity of 250 spectators.
He said around 250 players are expected to figure in the tournament. Surbhi Misra will be the star attraction the locals.
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