Shriyana Mallya wins Karnataka state level under 9 girls’ chess championship, Qualifies for Nationals

Shriyana Mallya wins Karnataka state level under 9 girls’ chess championship, Qualifies for Nationals

Mangaluru: Shriyana S Mallya, 9-year-old chess prodigy from Mangaluru, has won the Karnataka state level under 9 girls’ chess championship – 2019. This win makes her eligible to represent Karnataka state in the national chess championship- 2019.

The chess championship was held under the auspices of Bangalore Rural District Chess Association (R) and United Karnataka Chess Association from June 28 to June 30, 2019, at the YMCA Hall Near Reserve Bank of India, Nrupathunga Road, Bangalore.

Shriyana won 9 out of 9 rounds. Altogether there were 92 girls participating in this category.

Shriyana is studying in 4th standard in Lourdes Central School, Bejai. Mangalore.