Krystal Fernandes wins 3 Silvers at 8th Asian School Chess-New Delhi
Krystal Stella Fernandes of The Rosary School - Miramar has won the Silver Medal in the Standard Chess Tournament in the 8th Asian School Chess Championship held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium – New Delhi.
She won 8 points out of 9 rounds without losing a single game. In the last round Krystal defeated the Top seed of the tournament Al Wafia Darwish ( Rating 1511) of U.A.E. Two Players i.e. Krystal and the Commonwealth Champion Saina where tied on 8 points, however due to Bucholt placing , Krystal acquired the 2nd place in this championship. With this performance she has increased 33 Elo Rating points in this Championship.
Krystal also won the Silver Medal in the Rapid & Blitz Championship in this Tournament . She is the Std IV Student of The Rosary School Miramar. She is being coached at the Bambolim Chess Academy by Mr Siva Swamy & Mrs. Prasanna Swamy.