Jennitha is World Chess Champion for the disabled

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India’s K. Jennitha Anto has became the World Chess Champion for disabled after winning the 13th IPCA World Women’s Individual Chess Championship in Velke Losiny, Czech Republic.

Hailing from Tamil Nadu, Jennitha scored 4.5 points in nine games after winning three, drawing three and losing three games.

She competed in a combined group with men and became the highest scorer among the women players.

The title came along with the Woman International Master title. The new WIM title would allow her direct entry to many of the National events for women except the premier events.

Jennitha being a wheel chair player participated in Fide A category.PTI



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