National Sports Day: WhatsScore salutes Indian sportsmen for hardwork, resolve

Image result for dhyan chandToday, It’s our National Sports Day!! Celebrating the birth anniversary of the legendary Major Dhyan Chand. The man with the GOLDEN hockey stick!!

NATIONAL SPORTS DAY

  • National Sports Day in India is celebrated yearly on 29th of August, to commemorate birth date of Dhyan Chand.
  • Dhyan Chand is a legend in hockey not only for India but also for the world.
  • National sports day 2018 is celebrated on August 29th 2018.
  • On this day India celebrates the spirit of the sportsmanship and to honor sportsmen who have took India to new heights in internationally sports competition.
  • Many schools celebrated it as school sports day with various competitions and activities like national sports day speech essay and more.

Major Dhyan Chand Legacy:

  • Dhyan Chand was born on 29th August 1905 in Allahabad.
  • Dhyan Chand’s father was in British army.
  • Dhyan chand also joined the Indian army at the age of 16 and then started playing hockey.
  • Dhyan chand was nicknamed as ‘A Magician’ or ‘A Wizard’ for his incredible skill in ball control.
  • Dhyan Chand was a three time gold medal winner in Olympics.
  • He was a great contributor for the golden era of Indian Men’s hockey from 1928 to 1964, where India won 7 gold medals in 8 Olympics.
  • He became the captain of Indian hockey team in 1934 and won many matches in his leadership. In his career, he has scored over 400 goals.

WhatSScore Powers the Pan India (Corporate) Carrom Tournament

Carrom Tournament News

Queen of Sports under the aegis of Hyderabad District Carrom Association will be conducting the first-ever Corporate National Ranking Carrom Tournament.

‘Pan India (Corporate) Carrom Tournament, Summer 2018’ alongside All India Open Carom Prize Money Tournament titled ‘All India Open Carrom Tournament, Summer 2018’ on April 21 & 22 between 7 AM and 9 PM (both days) at GHMC’s Victory Multipurpose Hall, Chadherghat.

WhatSscore  has been chosen as the technology partner for this prestigious tournament.

All Match scores will be made available for the carom enthusiasts to follow live through WhatsScore mobile app/ website. Tournament draws, event calendar will also be published in the whatsscore app

carrom tournament

Given below are the salient features of the tournament (first time ever in the history of carrom):

  • Both Corporate Carom Ranking Tournament and Open Carom Prize Money Tournament will be administered in a paperless format.
  • Corporate players participating from all over India in the corporate tournament will be given national ranking (rank one to sixteen) /
  • Open tournament will be held in the Swiss League format for ranking the players before they fight it out in the knockouts for the prize money .
  • First three slams (break to finish) in each of the tournaments will be recognized through cash reward, memento, and certificate.  Subsequent slams will be recognized through cash reward and certificate .
  • Open tournament is common for both men and women players in the singles and doubles event.
  • The highest ranked women player in singles and highest ranked women’s doubles and mixed doubles team in the open tournament leaderboard will be recognized through cash prize, trophy, and certificate .
  • Every player in the tournament will be given a memento and participation certificate along with goodies such as a branded t-shirt, branded cap, and striker.
  • The tournament carries a minimum guaranteed prize money of 2,00,000 INR (Two Lacs INR) for the participants upon the full house at the tournament .
  • The tournament does not have a ceiling on the maximum prize money that can be won.

 

WHATSSCORE WISHES HAPPY WORLD TABLE TENNIS DAY!!!

WHATSSCORE WISHES HAPPY WORLD TABLE TENNIS DAY!!!

What’s the World Table Tennis Day?

The WTTD is an event created by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to celebrate the joys of playing table tennis and promoting the sport. The focus is not so much on competition, but rather on having fun and enjoying the good times with other table tennis enthusiasts.