V Varshini, a ninth standard student of Velammal Matric. Hr.Sec.School, Mogappair, emerged winner in the 1st National Amateur Chess championship held in Madhya Pradesh. Her triumph gained significance as she will part of the team to take part in the World Amateur Chass Championship to he held in Romania from April 21 to 30.
C Sai Chandni of the same school represented Tamil Nadu in the Sepak Takraw (U-19) at the 58th National School Games organised by School Games Federation of India at Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh recently.
TN Down Andhra
MD Thirushkamini’s unbeaten 53 (58b, 7x4) paved the way for Tamil Nadu to beat Andhra by nine wickets in the BCCI Senior Women’s T20 South Zone cricket tournament held at Murugappa grounds.
At Murugappa: Hyderabad 116 for 5 in 20 overs (M Shalini 42, Mamata Kanojia 50 no, T Shani 2/14) lost to Kerala 118 for 8 in 19.5 overs (M Benny 37, T Shani 25, V Thomas 20). Points: Kerala 4; Hyderabad 0.
Andhra 105 for 5 in 20 overs (Monika Sai 34, S Meghana 42, Nehal Varu 2/16) lost to Tamil Nadu 106 for 1 in 19.1 overs (MD Thirushkamini 53 no, V Vilasini 25 no, N Niranjana 23). Points: TN 4; Andhra 0.
At SRMC: Goa 68 for 6 in 20 overs (VG Pratiksha 24, R Gayakwad 2/6) lost to Karnataka 69 for 3 in 16.2 overs (K Rakshitha 20 no, P Bharati 2/14). Points: Karnataka 4; Goa 0.