Velammal Nexus felicitates Gukesh and Praggnanandhaa with ₹20 lacs cash award each
On Monday 11th September, Velammal Nexus hosted a grand felicitation ceremony to honor the remarkable achievements of their students and coach. GM D Gukesh, GM R Praggnanandhaa, Gold and Bronze medal winning teams at FIDE World School Team Championships 2023, Tennis player - Haritha Sree and Coach Velavan were felicitated. Both Gukesh and Praggnanandhaa received ₹2000000 (US$ 24100+ or €22440) each for becoming India no.1, World no.8 and securing Silver at FIDE World Cup 2023 respectively. Velammal MHS Mogappair, Captain of their team - Velavan Subbiah and Velammal Vidya Alapakkam were also felicitated for winning Gold and Bronze medals. Photos: Abhineet Chute
World School champions and their Captain also get rewarded
Velammal Nexus felicitated GM D Gukesh, GM R Praggnanandhaa, Gold and Bronze medalist teams at World School Team 2023 Championships, Asia no.2 Tennis player - Haritha Sree and Chess Coach Velavan. The felicitation ceremony took place at Velammal Main Campus, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The event was graced by the presence of Udhayanidhi Stalin, Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development, P K Sekar Babu, Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, and the legend - Vishy Anand himself.
Source: Press Release