Prize for Lavanya in Doncaster
Stepping up to the Open section, Lavanya Maladkar impressed against 180+ players at the Doncaster Congress, held from February 22nd-24th.
Lavanya scored 2.5/5 and shared the grading prize, showing she can compete at this level.
Also in the Open, Anita Somton finished on 1.5/5.
In the Minor, Kian Chan scored 2/5.
Full crosstables are here: http://mannchess.org.uk/doncong.htm