The 19th national championship & 4th women’s national championship of Nepalwas organized by the Nepal Chess Association from May 19th to 24th.
Here is ranking of national top 5 of both sections as given below, who will participate in the Baku Olympiad as players of Nepal team from September 1st to 14th 2016.
|Open section||Women section|
|1st Bhupendra Niraula||1st Sindira Joshi|
|2nd Sajin Maharjan||2nd Shanta Thapa|
|3rd Keshav Shrestha||3rd Monslisa Khamboo|
|4th Kshitiz Bhandari||4th Sujana Lohani|
|5th Bilam Lal Shrestha||5th Asmita Adhikari|