Anwesha Mishra wins Gold Medal at Asian Youth Chess Championship 2016


Anwesha Mishra yet again made Odisha proud on Wednesday by winning a gold medal in U-14 category at the ongoing Asian Youth Chess Championship – 2016 being conducted in Mongolia.

Pertinently, the championship is being organised by the Mongolian Chess Federation (MCF) under the aegis of Asian Chess Federation from April 5 to April 14.

Anwesha Mishra defeated Vantika Agarwal, the top seed of the tournament to bag the gold medal.

Anwesha-Mishra-chess-odishaPrakash Mishra, Anwesha’s father informed “The win came much ahead of the concluding round which is scheduled to be conducted on Thursday. She emerged the champion with one and a half points.”

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