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Chess | Savitha Shri becomes Woman International Master

B. Savitha Shri has completed her third and final norm in the Belgrade Spring Festival chess tournament in Serbia to become an Woman International Master.

The 14-year-old achieved the first WIM norm in 2019 at the Grenke Open (Germany) and the second in the Mix-200 event last week in Serbia.

GM R.B. Ramesh, who has been training Savitha for nearly four years, said she is a natural. “Savitha is in need of financial support,”he added.

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