WFM Saina Salonika of Odisha secured her 2nd Woman International Master norm in the IM Round Robin Orbis-3 Tournament held at Paracin, Serbia from 3rd to 9th Dec 2019.Saina got the WIM norm when she drew with the Korean player Kim Jinshoo in the 8th round. Though it was required to score 4.5 points in the 9 round tournament Saina achieved the norm in the 8th round i.e. before one round of the end of tournament. She scored 5 points by winning 3 and drawing 4 games in a much higher rating tournament having rating average of 2256. In the process she gained valuable 102 ELO rating points.
The entire fraternity of KiiT International School extend their heartiest congratulations to Saina on her remarkable achievement.