Miss Savitha Sri, Class VI of Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Ayanambakkam Campus represented India (U-12) category in the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship – 2018, held at Thailand on 1st April 2018 and won Silver Medal by fetching 5.5/7 points among 70 participants across 27 countries. The management appreciated and congratulated her for her stupendous achievement.
The World’s Youngest Grand Master” Master GUKESH D, class VIII of Velammal Vidyalaya , Mel Aynammbakkam campus participated in the Asian Youth Chess Championship 2018 at Thailand conducted from 1st April to 10th April 2018. The Grand Master won gold medals each respectively in the individual categories of Rapid and Blitz Open in under 12 category contesting with 1130 students from 26 countries scoring 7/7 & 8.5/9 points in the Asian Youth Chess Championship 2018. In the team categories, the Grand Master contested with 1130 students from 26 countries winning gold medals each respectively in Rapid and Blitz open under 12 category in the Asian Youth Chess Championship 2018.