YoGems Emerging Player’s Started TodayDecember 16, 2017, Noida
History making tournament “YoGems Emerging Player’s District Badminton Tournament 2017” which was only for amateur players had record breaking entries. Over 500 players registered for the tournament. 90 Schools from Noida and Greater Noida registered their players in this district-ranking tournament.
This is the first time in India, a district tournament will be paperless and live scoring will be done on www.YoGems.com.
Tournament started with Boys category matches. Boys Under 15 singles, Under 17 Singles and Under 13 singles were played on day 1. Over 150 matches were played on Day 1.
In Boys Under 15, It was draw of 128 and first three rounds were played. Aditya Katiyar, Rohan Sharma, Yash Soni, Shubham, Pranav, Darsh, Raghav, Sahil,Rohan played well and moved to round of 32.
In Boys Under 13, it was draw of 128 and first three rounds were played. Aarjav, Arnav, Soumil, Advit, Shivansh, Garvit etc moved to round of 32.
In Boys Under 17, it was draw of 32. Quarter Round was played and following people reached in Semi-Finals – Shaurya Jain, Vinayak Yadav, Aditya Katiyar, Aryan Chaudhary.
In Girls Under 15, it was draw of 64 and first three rounds were played. Batul, Anushree, Nikita Rawat, Shruti Sharma, Shruti Jain, Saumya Goyal, Divya moved to next rounds.
On day 2, over 180 matched will be played. Semi-finals and Finals will be played on Sunday.
District Association Secretary Mr. Anand Khare told that this is big opportunity for amateur players to showcase their talent. Tournament details can be checked on www.YoGems.com
School: Delhi Public School
Student: Anushree Venkatesh