Arpitha wins National girls' U-12 online rapid chess title

Telangana’s Arpitha Kothagundla won the National girls’ (under-12) online rapid chess championship by pipping Delhi’s Sachi Jain on superior tie-break score on Sunday.

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REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Telangana’s Arpitha Kothagundla won the National girls’ (under-12) online rapid chess championship by pipping Delhi’s Sachi Jain on superior tie-break score.   -  Getty Images

Telangana’s Arpitha Kothagundla won the National girls’ (under-12) online rapid chess championship by pipping Delhi’s Sachi Jain on superior tie-break score on Sunday.

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Arpitha and Sachi aggregated 10 points from 11 rounds to take the first two spots. Yashvi Jain, also of Telangana, headed a three-way tie involving Andhra’s Sarvani Cheedella and Karnataka’s Rudra Rajeev at nine points to finish third.

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