Velammal school team has won Gold Medal at the 49th edition of Russian scholastic chess team event “Belaya Ladya” in Sochi on Friday. The Indian team comprising – D Gukesh (Captain), Leon Mendonca, Rakshitta Ravi and Savitha Shri defeated all their rivals in 9 rounds to score 33.5 points.
This year, 100 teams – 79 Russian from 78 regions of Russia and also from Armenia, Belarus, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldavia, Mongolia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, and Turkmenistan were taking part in the competition.
1 India 33.5
2 Sverdlovsk region 25.5
3 St. Petersburg 24.0
4 Armenia 22.5
5 The Republic of Buryatia 22.5