Sunday, September 9, 2007

Ivana bags gold at Asian Chess in Al Ain

World Under 8 Girls Champion Ivana Furtado won the U-8 category at the Asian Youth Chess Championships held in Al Ain, U.A.E. from August 22-31.
With this victory, Ivana notched 8 out of possible 9 points to record her first Gold Medal in the Asian Youth Championships. She becomes thus the youngest Indian to have bagged both the World and the Asian Championships - another feat for the Limca Book of records! She will look to make it three in a row when she participates in the Commonwealth Championships to be held in New Delhi in December this year.
SOURCE - Sameer Salgaocar President, Goa Chess Association

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