R. Preethi, a Std. XI student of Dolphin Matric H.S. School, has been selected for the World's Chess Championship and Asian Championship Under-17 category. She has secured the third place in the recently concluded Under-17 national category chess championship at Kozhikode. She scored six and a half points in nine rounds. The correspondent, A.R. Ramanathan, presented her with a shield and assured her that all her education expenses would be borne by the school. The headmistress, Shanthi Britto, commended her.