Shresth Mahapatra of Class IV C (Afternoon) had participated in the 3rd MCA All Bengal U–16 Open Rapid Chess Tournament organised by Modern Chess Academy, Hooghly, held at Bidhan Chandra College, Rishra on December 30 & 31, 2017. He scored 5½ points out of possible eight points and was placed 2nd on the merit list. Shresth received a trophy and a certificate.