Young Chess player Suhani donates prize money to Kerala Floods relief fund

The young Chessmaster Suhaani Lohia met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and donated ₹23,000 of her prize money.

Young Chess player Suhani donates prize money to Kerala Floods relief fund

Kerala floods 2018 have been one of the worst calamities the state has faced in decades. The entire country has expressed their concerns and extended help towards the affected people. While there has been an outpour of help from various sources, a 9-year-old proved that to help someone, one just requires an intention to help. Mumbai’s Suhaani Lohia is a professional chess player and is also Mumbai’s first candidate master.

The nine-year-old has won numerous junior chess championships and has donated all the prize money to Chief Minister Relief Fund. The young Chessmaster went to Chief Minster’s office to donate ₹23,000 to CM Devendra Fadnavis. 

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A Dhirubhai Ambani School student, Suhani had been addressed as the most brilliant young Chessmaster last year. Her parents are proud of her decision and her mother said that her daughter’s decision will help a lot of needy people and is a great step towards social welfare. She further added that her son Siddhant too has been involved in social welfare activities and also has been assisting blind chess players.

She has been associated with South Mumbai Chase Academy (SMCA) and has become National School Champion several times. Because of her unique performance, she has claimed several international titles to her name. Her brother is also a Blitz Champion.

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