Eight-year-old Kajol 'proud' after winning 8 out of 8 chess championship games

Eight-year-old Kajol Naidoo adds on to her accomplishments as she was recently crowned African Youth Chess Champion in Windhoek, Namibia last month and managed to win eight out of eight games in the South African Junior Chess Championship.

Joanne Joseph spoke to her to hear more about the tournaments and how she has managed to stay top of her game.

I felt very proud after I won for my country. I also felt excited. Each game when I walked in I felt nervous.

Kajol Naidoo, African Youth Chess Champion

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