Kolkata/IBNS: Unfancied Team Burzen represented by Sourendra Coomar Dutt, Manas Mukherjee, Dibyendu Shee, Subir Mazumder, Showmik Das and Kajal Das, displaying high-quality acumen, led the field with 75.92 victory factors at the finish of the fifth spherical on the inaugural day of the All India Shree Cement Bridge Tournament being held at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre right here Thursday.
Team Burzen are adopted by two different lesser recognized groups Hope & Prey and Mohota, who collected 74.14 VPs and 73.73 VPs respectively.
HIDCO Chairman Debasish Sen inaugurated the prestigious occasion in presence of Bridge Federation Of India Vice President Anand Okay Samant and West Bengal Bridge Association Secretary Debasish Ray.
The four-day class one event being organised by Corporate Bridge Association of India with a complete prize cash of rupees 5 lacs is the first class one Tournament in the nation which is being competed in individual.
While unfancied groups dominated the roost until the finish of the fifth spherical, favorite Formidables with all India internationals, reigning champions Shree Cement are but to dwell as much as the expectations.
More than 300 gamers, each women and men from totally different states of the nation representing fifty 5 groups from India and two groups from Bangladesh, are taking part on this meet which is being held on a league cum knock-out foundation.
After eight rounds of league matches, prime sixteen groups would qualify for the one-quarter finals. Competition for Pairs occasion will start tomorrow together with the ongoing workforce occasion.