Port Blair, July 20: Miss R Kashthuri Bhai a Class 8th student of Govt. Demonstrative Multipurpose School (GDMS) Middle Point, Port Blair shone in the 36th National Junior Girls (Under-19) Chess Championships–2022 held at Pune, Maharashtra from 12th July to 20th July 2022

She played brilliantly against all the higher rated opponents and scored 7 points with six wins and two draws out of 11 Rounds and secured 13th Position in the Final Ranking. She has been awarded with a cash prize of Rs 8000/- in the Championship.

More than 80 players across India participated in the prestigious championship in which the top 20 players have been awarded with cash prize.