Hyderabad: 14 years old Nuttaki Priyanka is elated, and that is indeed for a reason. Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu has granted Rs. 2 lakh to the chess champion.
The amount was granted to enable her to take part in a series of international tournaments to be held in different cities of the U.S. in May and June. The cheque was handed over to the player on his behalf by Central MLA Bonda Uma Maheswara Rao.
The player shall be participating in the Chicago Open from May 26 to 30, and later she will vie for honours at the World Open in Philadelphia from June 30 to July 4. She will take part in World Open women championship from July 5 to 7.