Odia Lass Aparajita Gochhikar Bags Bronze For India In Asian Amateur Chess In Thailand

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s very own daughter Aparajita Gochhikar has brought laurels for the entire nation by grabbing bronze medal in the ongoing Asian Amateur Chess Championship-2017 at Chiang Mai in Thailand.

Aparajita Gochhikar was nominated by the All India Chess Federation to represent India in the Championship which started from November 23 and would conclude on December 1.

Aparajita had also represented India in the World Amateur Chess Championship-2016 held at Halkidiki in Greece as the only player from Odisha and had won silver medal.

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