Indian player Priyanka Nutakki expelled from junior world meet

India’s lady Grandmaster Priyanka Nutakki was expelled from the World Junior Chess Championship being held in Italy at present for having a pair of ear buds in her jacket pocket, in line with the world chess federation (FIDE).

The 20-year-old Priyanka (ELO score 2326) was discovered to have a pair of earbuds a banned merchandise in chess tournaments in her jacket throughout a routine verify. “Whereas there isn’t a indication of foul play on her half, earbuds are strictly forbidden on the enjoying corridor. Carrying these units throughout a recreation is a violation of fair-play insurance policies, and it’s penalised with the lack of the sport and expulsion from the match,” FIDE mentioned.

The purpose scored by Nutakki within the sixth spherical was awarded to her rival Govhar Beydullayeva. The match Appeals Committee reconfirmed the expulsion choice on an attraction filed by the Indian workforce.

Indian workforce officers couldn’t be reached for a response. Nutakki had scored 4 factors within the first 5 rounds with three wins and two attracts.


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