Mangaluru, Sep 25: Rudra Rajeev, a 11-year-old girl hailing from city finished runner-up at the Karnataka State Under 11 Girls Fide Rated Chess Championship 2022. Rudra has been selected for the National Championship at Gurugram, Haryana.
Rudra had an unbeaten run in 8 rounds scoring 6 wins and 2 draws and tied for the first place along with Sidhi Rao from Bangaluru. Rudra was adjudged second on tie-breaks.
Rudra is a class 6 student of Lourdes Central School, Bejai and daughter of Nisha and Rajeev residing at Kadri.