Jennitha crowned champion

  • Agencies, New Delhi/ Kathmandu
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  • Updated: Jul 25, 2013 01:19 IST

India’s K Jennitha Anto has became the World chess champion for the disabled, after winning the 13th IPCA World Women’s Individual Chess Championship in Velke Losiny, Czech Republic. Hailing from Tamil Nadu, Jennitha scored 4.5 points in nine games after winning three, drawing three and losing three games.

She competed in a combined group with men and became the highest scorer among the women players and was awarded the IPCA women’s chess title. It came along with the woman international master title.

India face Bangla test
High on confidence after their clinical win over Sri Lanka in their opening encounter, India would look to see off Bangladesh’s challenge in Kathmandu on Thursday, in order to top their group in the second edition of the SAFF U-16 Championships.


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