Team Speaks: Inter-IIT Chess Meet

Every year, Inter-IIT organizing boards dilly-dally about whether to include chess or not. Alleged that it is not even considered a sport event at times, chess’s staid and sober appearance doesn’t get much fan following even among the Inter-IIT organizers across the country. “Actually, chess was tried only as a trial sport at the Inter-IITs from 2009 to 2011 with Bombay winning all of them, but the organizing IITs refused to conduct it in 2012 and 2013 stating that it wasn’t a physical sport”, says Nitin.

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Team Speaks: Table Tennis

Table tennis; more ‘fondly’ known as ping pong is surely the sport which is not as funny as it sounds. Regarded worldwide as a precision sport, it is one of those where the person has to harness his/ her strength meticulously.

In this article of the inter-IIT series, we talk about the Forrest Gumps of the insti who are more than ready to battle for the medal.

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Team Speaks: Athletics

“Athletics needs more publicity, whatever I have achieved in insti, I have achieved only because of athletics. Even though I have played many team sports, the fighting spirit that I have is because of athletics. I became the Sports Secretary last year mainly because of my experience of being in the athletics team” recounts Bipin, loyally vouching for better years to come for the Institute’s athletics culture.”
Soorya G presents snippets of the interview with the Athletics Team from IIT-M for 51st Inter-IIT Sports Meet.

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