|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Nov 9: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Friday complimented Arushi Kotwal for winning three silver and one bronze medal in 14th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2018 held at Sri Lanka in July last.
The medals include individual silver and three team medals in the matches played between July 7 and July 15.
"It is a great honour for the State in general and the young girl in particular, who made us all proud", Rana said while felicitating Arushi Kotwal, a 10th class student in BSF, Sr. Secondary School, Jammu and the youngest Sher-i-Kashmir Sports awardee for the year 2011-2012 and State awardee for the year 2016.
Arushi is all set to represent India in Western Asian Youth Chess Championship being held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan from November 16 to November 23 and in the Asian Amateur Chess Championship which is going to be held in China from December 30 to January 6.
Rana also congratulated the parents of the girl and wished Anil Kotwal of village Naska Chinta, Bhaderwah at present Paloura, a bright future for his daughter, who has already left an indelible mark in the sport at the international level.