Hyderabad: Telangana Social Welfare Residential School-Jadcherla student Laya created history by becoming the first girl from the State to achieve the International Arena FIDE Master title in Chess. She won the title under-15 category. It was the Summer Samurai camps that had helped her in winning the title.
She won 83 matches out of 115 matches played and six matches ended in a draw. Dr RS Praveen Kumar, Secretary, Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society, congratulated Laya for her remarkable feat and assured her of the TSWREIS’ support in her future endeavours.