The NIE Men Chess team won the VTU Inter-Collegiate Rest of Bengaluru Zone Chess Championships 2018-19 at PESCE Mandya by scoring 18 points out of possible 24 points from 6 Rounds and Runners-up in VTU Inter-Zone Chess Championships 2018-19 at MVJCE, Bengaluru, by scoring 14 points out of possible 20 points from 5 rounds. Seen in the picture are (sitting from left) R. Manjunatha (Captain), Dr. G. Ravi, Principal, H.N. Shankaranarayana, PE Director, R. Kavya, Asst. PE Director; (standing) G.D. Sandesh, V. Vrushank, Sharan R. Setty, M.D. Chiranth and B.G. Tejas.