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Mangaluru’s Shriyana S Mallya clinches bronze at World School Chess Championship

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Mangaluru, May 1, 2017 :Mangaluru girl Shriyana S Mallya  is a proud little achiever. She has  bagged the bronze in the  World   School  Chess Championship  which concluded at Lasi in Romania on April 30, Sunday.

ChampionshipDaughter of  Nandini and Sandeep Mallya of Urwa, she is a second standard student of   Lourdes  Central School at Bejai. She is learning chess at Derik’s  Chess School.

With her win at World School Chess Championship she was awarded the  title of Woman Candidate Master (WCM). She thus became one of the few  young players to earn the title in India.

There were as many as 28 contestants in the under 7 category and Shriyana who was ranked number 3 in the tournament bagged 6.5 points to clinch the bronze.

Shriyana had earlier  won the National School Chess Championship held   in Nagpur in January this  year and   Karnataka State Chess Championship in Under 7 category held at Bengaluru  in April.

She will now participate in the Asian School Chess Championship to be held in China next month.