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6 year old in World Chess Championship

6 year old in World Chess Championship

There is genius and then there is prodigy. K Kamalini Hardhana Nimban falls into the latter category. She maybe just six years old but her talent and skill surpasses many adults.

Attending her school, she may look like another average kid, but she will be representing India in the World School Chess Championship at Iasi in Romania in April.

Along with her will be two other girls representing the country in the under-7 championships.

That is not all, she will be in the Asian school chess championship at Panjin Lianoing in China as well in July this year.


Kamalini started playing chess at the age of four when she was introduced by her father.In just two years, her skills and natural talent took her to national level fame.

She made many great wins.

Recently, at the national school chess championship at Nagpur, she went home with a silver medal.

Kamalini is studying her class 1 at Sri Sankara Vidyalaya higher secondary school.

Her father Karthikeyan talks about her impressive work ethics. He says, the ethics and commitment she shows for this can put many adults to shame.

6 year old in World Chess Championship

6 year old in World Chess Championship

Ever since the age of 4, Kamalini has trained determinedly to reach where she has reached.

Every day she used to practice for three hours minimum. Every alternate day, she would visit the chess academy to train. She practices everywhere she can.

Her constant training and determination paid off as she is the youngest participant at the national school championships held in 2013. At that time, she was placed 13th nationally when she was just four years old.

Her natural skill boosted her position and ranking quickly. She is also the youngest child to participate in her category at the Commonwealth Games.


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