At the age of 3, Alisha Chawla sat down with her mother to learn chess. At 7, she whips her mother regularly as well as most kids she faces.
Chawla has been invited to the World Youth Chess championship. It will be held in Vietnam in October.
At the recent Lerner National Elementary Championship, Chawla came in 57th. Her ranking is much higher among females. She was number 2 in the competition.
The United Chess Federation rates chess champions. Currently, Chawla comes in at 77th in the nation. This makes Chawla unique as she is one of the few females to place so high.