Mumbai’s young rising star Suhaani Lohia added another historic feather to her cap by winning the bronze medal in the girls’ U-8 category of the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017, which concluded in New Delhi on Monday.
A talented Women Candidate Master, Suhaani, representing India and ranked third, finished with an extremely creditable score of 5.5 out of 7 games. She and compatriot Hiya Panchal, ranked seventh, who also ended with 5.5 points, were tied in second spot, but the latter with a better tie-break progressive score clinched the silver medal and Suhaani had to settle for the bronze.
India’s WCM Shefali AN from Karnataka and ranked number one finished with a tally of 6 points and emerge champion and took the gold medal.
The dazzling persona of a champion — the ‘Dauntless Dhoni’!
Download the new mid-day android app to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go https://goo.gl/8Xlcvr