Thursday, February 28, 2008

Vijayawada girl draws miniature chessboard

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SOUTHERN NEWS - ANDHRA PRADESH Wednesday February 27 2008 07:36 IST

VIJAYAWADA: Nadipalli Geetika, a Biotechnology student of Loyola College, has drawn a 0.25 cm miniature chessboard to create a world record. A microscope is needed to see the chessboard.

Daughter of N Ravikumar and Rajani, both drawing teachers, Geetika is a painter. She has won as many as 50 prizes for her paintings. Her painting on conservation of water fetched Geetika Super Kid award. Speaking at a media conference after drawing the miniature chessboard here on Tuesday, Geetika said her aim was to create a world record in miniature drawings. Earlier, Geetalakshmi, a teacher of Nellore, drew chessboard of 0.4 cm and two boys of Tenali got the credit drawing 64 squares in 0.7 cm.

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