City based Prasiddhi Bhat of Acharya Vidya Kula clinched the Karnataka State Under-11 Girls Chess Championship-2016 held at YMCA International Centre, Bengaluru recently.
With a half point ahead of other players she scored 7.5 points out of 9 rounds to gain her maiden title. Prasiddhi trained at Mysore Chess Center is the daughter of Rajendra Prasad Bhat and Vani Bhat. She will represent Karnataka state in the National Under- 11 Girls Championship to be held in Raipur from June 28 to July 6. Nagendra Muralidhar, Vice President of United Karnataka Chess Association, Suresh S, Director of Mysore Chess Centre congratulated her achievement. Sanjana Raghunath of Bengaluru, Ananya Arumbakkam of Bengaluru, Spandana M Raikar of Shimoga and Eshanvi M N of Mysuru were placed 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively.