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Late Shri Sudhir Chokshi Memorial Tourney

Late Shri Sudhir Chokshi Memorial 

Invitational Bridge Tournament

23-27 April, 2020

With the support of one of the biggest patrons of Indian Bridge and a renowned  bridge champion, we are delighted to announce that Mr. Sunit Chokshi is pleased to invite all of you to participate in this weekend's tournament dedicated to the memory of his father, Shri Sudhir Chokshi.



Team Shree Cement (Ravi Goenka, Arun Bapat, R Krishnan, Arvind Srinivasan and Gopinath Manna) win the GOLD edition

while Team Proyas (Deepak Santra, Kingshuk, Sagar ) won the SILVER edition

Rank Gold Silver The Sudhir Chokshi Memorial tournament was completed successfully yesterday with Teams Shree Cement and Proyas winning comfortably over their opponents Rhea and Starters respectively.

The list of all prize money winners is given alongside.

Please email with payment details to receive your prizes.
1 Shree Cement Proyas
2 Rhea Starter
3 Rima B&B
4 Aquarius Indian Chain
5 I Doctors Vadugu
6 Playwell Wonder_X
7 CBC Rajballav Para
8 Monica Jajoo Famous Five
9 Krishna K2
10 Joyrup Bidders
11 Easy Bridge Venad Express


There are some revisions to the conditions of entry those being

  • A team may have a maximum of 8 players only
  • The entire team has to be declared before the start of the tournament
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to reject the entry of a team, either in whole, or in any part, subject to its discretion without having to give any reason whatsoever 

While remitting please mention that the money is for the Sudhir Chokshi Memorial Tournament and the appropriate section while filling details in the formFailure to pay the entry fee may result in rejection from the tournament.

Prizes and Schedule of Knckouts:

The organizing committe my decide to disqualify a team from winning prize money should they feel its behavior is unethical

General Conditions of Contest


Chief Tournament Director     :    Sudhir Agarwal

Gold Tournament                     :   Sanjay Chakraborty / Sukrit Vijayakar

Silver Tournament                   :   Sukrit Vijayakar / Sanjay Chakraborty

Other senior Tournament Directors may also be called on to assist if necessary


Barometer will be switched off throughout.


During the league, Kibitzing will be switched off.

During the play offs, Kibitzers will be allowed subject to the proviso that the Director may, at his discretion, switch off Kibitzing.


During the league, teams may mutually agree to allow undos

During the play offs, undo will remain on, but will be only allowed with the express permission of the director


Conventional Pyschs are disallowed in the event

Psychs are disallowed in the Silver Tournament

Psychs are allowed in the Gold Tournament subject to the proviso that an individual does not psych repeatedly and regularly. The opposing team is requested to bring all psychs to the TDs notice to prevent misuse of this facility.

Insufficient Boards

It is the responsibility of both teams to ensure that the match is set up using the correct number of boards. In the event that a match is set up for fewer boards that required, the rest of the boards shall be treated as scratched


Withdrawals are not allowed after a draw has been made. Teams withdrawing in this manner will not be allowed to play in the next event.

Post qualification, withdrawals are not permitted. Teams withdrawing will not be allowed to play in the next event.

Ethical Behavior

We expect all participants to adhere to the highest standards of ethical behavior during the play of this tournament. While we find it painful to issue such a statement, it is equally painful to admit that making such a statement has been felt necessary by the organisers. Players whose behavior was reported as suspect are being watched by the CTD as well as other senior directors of the country.


Anything not covered here is at the discretion of the organizers. They may opt to consult with one or more senior bridge players / organizers, but their decision will be final and binding in all respects