At the 15th National UCMAS Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition held on August 27, nine-year-old Prathamesh Shirodkar and eight-year-old Disha Mahale girls from Mumbai have won the 'Champion' trophy.
Cash price was also given to these children apart from trophy.
Details of the competition
- The event was hosted by UCMAS India in Jaipur, Rajasthan on August 27, followed by an award ceremony on August 28
- Students from 25 states participated on a single day
- Around 5,000 exams were conducted by the UCMAS
- As many as 1,600 trophies were distributed among students.
Meanwhile, the competition saw the gracious presence of Parth Poddar, Sanskar Gupta, and Syam Sundar who had become World Champions at the recently concluded 6th Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition of WAAMA (World Association of Abacus and Mental Arithmetic) held at Hong Kong.
While speaking about the competition, Chandrakant Mishra, Director of CBS Education said, "Abacus has proved to be excellent sport for brain and the winners have brought lot of pride to their respective cities and training centres by demonstrating highest level of mathematic skills with the help of hand and eye calculation."
Further, Chandrakant Mishra said that by using only an abacus or mental arithmetic, the UCMAS students had eight minutes to solve 200 mathematics questions.
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