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Chess Olympiad: TN Govt. announces cash prize for medal winners

The Tamil Nadu state government will be giving cash prizes to the bronze medal winners of the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022.

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Published: 10 Aug 2022 7:46 AM GMT

The Indians excelled and fared quite well at the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 which was held in Chennai. In light of the teams' success, the state government announced a generous cash prize for the medal winners.

India B in the Open Section and India A in the Women's Section were the winners which clinched the bronze in their respective sections. The government, in a tweet on Wednesday, shared that a sum of Rs. 1 crore would be given to each of the bronze medal-winning teams.

India B (Open Section) comprised Dommarju, R Praggnanandhaa, Nihal Sarin, Raunak Sadhwani, and Adhiban Baskaran. India A (Women's Section) team was made up of Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli, Tania Sachdev, R Vaishali and Bhakti Kulkarni.

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