Meenakshi wins National girls' U-10 online rapid chess title

Andhra Pradesh’s Meenakshi Kolagatla Alana won the National girls’ under-10 online rapid chess title by scoring 10.5 points from 11 rounds on Saturday.

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REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Meenakshi Kolagatla Alana won the National girls’ under-10 online rapid chess.   -  Getty Images

Andhra Pradesh’s Meenakshi Kolagatla Alana won the National girls’ under-10 online rapid chess title by scoring 10.5 points from 11 rounds on Saturday.

Rajasthan’s Yatee Kothari came second with 9.5 points while Telangana’s B. Kirthika topped a six-way tie at nine points to take the third place.

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Meanwhile, the National girls’ (under-12) results stood revised after the Fairplay Committee replaced previously-announced ‘winner’ Telangana’s Arpitha Kothagundla with Delhi’s Sachi Jain.

As a result, Telangana’s Yashvi Jain took the runner-up spot and Andhra’s Sarvani Cheedella moved to the third spot.

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