Indian School Team Won Gold Medal at Russia

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.

The winners are entitled to participate in the Aeroflot Open 2019.

Final standings:

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

Full Results