Thursday, 31 December 2020

YET ANOTHER GM FROM VELAMMAL

YET ANOTHER GM FROM VELAMMAL 

Master Leon Mendonca, Std 9 student of Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Ayanambakkam has achieved the coveted title of GM at the age of 14, making him the 29th youngest Grandmaster in the world on 30th December,2020 in the 5th International Chess Festival Vergani Cup held in Italy between 26th December,2020 and 30th December, 2020.

 With this, Master Leon Mendonca has become India's 67th GM making India high for chess in 2020.

 Velammal has produced 12 Grandmasters out of which 2 are Women Grandmasters.

The Management congratulates the extraordinary achievement of Leon and wishes him a very successful chess career in the years to come

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