Chess prodigies of Velammal 


Chess prodigies of Velammal Main School, Mogappair Campus, Students Nikhil Magizhnan and Harshvardhan won Gold Medals in the boys (U-14) and (U-17) category respectively whereas Poorna Sri won Bronze Medal in the girls (U-17) at the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) Chess Championship 2018-19. The remarkable performance of these players at the National level was honoured by Benjamin, Minister for Rural Industries and Ma-Foi-K Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture. Nikhil Magizhnan and Harshvardhan were awarded cash prizes of Rs.2 lacs each while Poorna Sri received Rs.1 lac recently.