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Birth Anniversary of Tania Sachdev (Chess Player)


• Tania Sachdev, Born in Delhi, Sachdev was introduced to the game by her mother, Anju, at the age of 6. • Tania Sachdev has played for the Indian national team in the Women's Chess Olympiads since 2008, the Women's World Team Chess Championship in 2009 and 2011 • She is arguably the prettiest Indian chess player ever. • In 2016, Tania Sachdev won the best woman's prize at the Reykjavik Open and won the Commonwealth women's champion title in Kalutara. • Tania Sachdev was conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2009. • In 2007, Tania Sachdev also won the Women's Asian Chess Championship with 6½ points out of nine rounds in Tehran. • Tania Sachdev won India's National Women's Premier Chess Championship in 2006 and 2007. • In 2005, Tania Sachdev became the eighth Indian player to be awarded the Woman Grandmaster title. • Tania Sachdev was coached by K.C. Joshi during her early years. As a child, Tania Sachdev won multiple events. • Tania Sachdev achieved her first international title when she was eight and since then there has been no looking back.

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