Jammu Tawi, April 20
All J&K Chess Association (AJKCA) on Thursday felicitated Meenal Gupta for her brilliant performance at Open International Grandmaster event was held at Cha am Beach resort Thailand in which players from 50 countries participated.
She had defeated higher rated players from China, Germany, Denmark and Thailand and played draw with Philippine players.
In a simple but impressive function was held at Nek hotel below gummat in which the association appreciated Meenal for her brilliant performance and wished that other players will also follow Meenal gupta and bring name and fame to state at International level in the coming days. Meenal has entered into the elite group of 1900+ rated women players. New list will be published by world chess federation on 1 may 2017. Another player from J&K Ritvik Nanda had participated in the Medium category in the same event.