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Riya Sawant Wins Gold At Asian Youth Rapid Chess

Written by Super User. Posted in News & Events

date 26/6/2012

Geno  Brand Ambassador and National U-11 Chess Champion WCM Riya Sawant of St. Mary's High School, Mapusa, added one more
feather in her cap by winning Gold Medal at Asian Youth RAPID Chess Championship at Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka on Monday in Girls U-12 Catagory.
She score 5.5/7 to clinch the tittle on better Tie Break score. She also won Team Gold for India. Earlier she had won Gold at Asean age group Rapid Chess Championship at Vietnam in June. She defeated Marian Essa of UAE in the final round to win the Championship. Prize distribution was followed on the same Day.