India’s Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship

India’s R Vaishali won the women’s title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China.

Vaishali drew her final round game against Uurtsaikh Uuriintuya of Mongolia to finish half-a-point ahead of Iran’s Sarasdat Khademalsharieh and clinch the gold medal. The Chennai player with an ELO rating of 2203 had finished third in the Asian Championship event.
Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports is Vijay Goel.
Source- The Indian Express

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