14-year-old Mendonca wins chess tournament in Hungary

October 27, 2020

ChessFIDE Online Chess Olympiad

Reference: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/sports/14-year-old-mendonca-wins-chess-tournament-in-hungary-161785

Young Indian International Master Leon Luke Mendonca earned his maiden Grandmaster norm after winning the title in Rigochess International Festival tournament in Hungary. The 14-year-old Mendonca won six games, drew two and lost one to emerge winner in the 10-player field which included three GMs. “I am very happy to win the event and gain my first GM norm after missing out on earlier occasions narrowly,” the Goa-based player said.

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