Young Divyanshi impresses in State chess tournament
   Date :12-Jul-2022

Young Divyanshi  
NAGPUR’s young chess player Divyanshi Khandelwal impressed in Maharashtra State Junior (Under-19) Girls Chess Championship-2022 that was organised by Gondia Chess Association under the aegis of Maharashtra Chess Association and All India Chess Federation recently
In the (U-19) International rating tournament, Divyanshi played well to pocket five points from eight games to finish sixth. Being under ten years of age, she was the youngest player among all the participants.
She won a trophy and received cash prize of Rs 1800 for her good performance. Till the last round, she kept her hopes alive of making it to the nationals. She gave tough fight to all her opponents who were twice her age. Unfortunately, she lost the last round and had to be satisfied with the sixth position.