Odisha girl Anwesha Mishra won gold medal in the Under-14 girl category of Asian Youth Chess Championship 2016 being held at Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.
Odia chess player Anwesha Mishra on Wednesday beat Vantika Agarwal, top seed of the tournament to bag the gold medal, said her father Prakash Mishra.
Anwesha emerged as clear champion with one and half point winning lead before the final round of the tournament.
The prestigious tournament is being organised by The Mongolian Chess Federation (MCF) under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF). Participants from national chess federations across Asia are participating in the tournament that is being held at Ulaanbaatar between April 5 and 14.
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