A class six student wins a silver medal in chess
Age really doesn’t matter when one has the perseverance and determination to prove something, Savitha Sri, Class six of Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Ayanambakkam Campus represented India in under 12 (U12) category in the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2018 that was held in Thailand recently.
She won the Silver Medal by fetching 5.5/7 points out of 70 contestants and was participated by 27 countries. The school management appreciated and congratulated her for her stupendous achievement.
She ranked 34th position in the world, 7th all over Asia and 2nd in India. The tournament was organised by the Thailand Chess Association (TCA) in cooperation with the Bengapi Chess Club and on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF). The event was held in Changmai, Thailand and it turned out to be a big success.