Chess Fest 2018 A, Thoothukudi District level chess tournament was organized by Kamaraj College, along with Thoothukudi District Chess Association with the support of Teekay Chess Centre, on 04.11.2018 in Kamaraj College Auditorium. 171 players from 40 schools participated in the event. The tournament was conducted in 5 categories such as U-9,11,13,17 and open. It was conducted as a swiss system with 5 rounds. For categories 65 Trophies were issued as prizes and for open Rs.6000/- cash prizes were issued to the winners. Mr.G.P.Joe Prakash, President of Thoothukudi District Chess Association , Mr. V.V.D.D.Senthil Kannan, Vice-President of Thoothukudi District Chess Association and also President of Thoothukudi Taluk Chess Association and Mr.T.Michael Stanis Prbhu, Vice-President of Thoothukudi Taluk Chess Association Inaugurated the Rounds. The Prize Distribution function was presided by Mr.G.P.Joe Prakash.