In the loving memory of Dr. Stya Paul, Founder Chairman, Apeejay School Pitampura, the school organized “ 3rd Dr. Stya Paul Invitational Inter School Chess Tournament” from 7th-9th August 2012 in the school premises. About 26 prominent school s of Delhi and NCR participated in the tournament.

A splendid Opening Ceremony was organized which started with the ceremonious lighting of the lamp along with prayer recitation. Mrs. Rashmi Gahlaut, Deputy Director of Education, Distt. North-West ‘B’, Zone – XI, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest for the day. Mrs. Veena Tandon, Education Officer, Mr. S.K Munjal, Principal, St. Margaret Sr. Sec. School, Prashant Vihar and Mr. K.P Raizada, Rtd. Deputy Director of Education were among the other luminaries who graced the occasion. The day included a cultural programme- a mélange of dance and music.

The Prize Distribution Ceremony was held on 9th August wherein the winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Mr. S.S Gill, Deputy Commissioner, MCD, Rohini Zone. Mrs. Satwant Kaur, Supervisor, Physical Education and Sports, Zone 11, also graced the closing ceremony.

The team of Modern School, Barakhamba Road was adjudged the winner while D.P.S, Mathura Road secured the second position and K.R Manglam, Greater Kailash-II secured the third position.