The 19th National Abacus Competition began in Chennai, with students showcasing their skills.
What’s it about: The 19th Annual Abacus competition was inaugurated at the Chennai Trade Centre. More than 3,800 students participated from 24 states and union territories. The national-level tournament is organised by SIP Abacus India, and the chief guest was A Rajarajan, scientist and Director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR.
- The competition has two rounds where students aged 6-14 years try to solve 300 maths problems in 11 minutes.
- Speaking of the event, Rajarajan said it’s a good initiative for students to develop their knowledge in maths.
Who said what? The participants were nervous but happy to compete with their friends. Dinesh Victor from SIP Academy India said the event would help students increase their focus and sharpen their skills.