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This city lass loves the game of 64 squares

DNPUN68454 | 5/11/2014 | Author : Ekta Katti | WC :339

Saloni Sapale shares her dream and secret to mental and physical fitness needed for the game

Pune: At 15 years of age, and with the summer vacation on, the kids are busy planning their next holiday spots. However, city’s chess player Saloni Sapale, who is just back from Singapore after bagging a silver medal at the World Amateur Chess championship, has already planned her next move.
“I’m happy that I have won a silver for India. However, I have something more important lined up. The Sangli Open and the Ladies Open at the end of this month,” informed the 15-year-old.
For her, these tournaments are in the driver’s seat, as they are a part of her main goal.
Before going to the tournament, Saloni had already planned where she had to reach. And viola! Things fell in place. “My aim was to reach the third round of the W
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