Mumbai boy Aryaveer wins silver in Bangkok Rapid Chess

Mumbai, Dec 12 (PTI) Eight-year-old Aryaveer Pittie claimed a silver medal in the under-8 category at the Bangkok Rapid Chess Championship.

Aryaveer of the American School of Bombay (ASB) finished second with a creditable score of four points out of possible six at the Prasarnmit Plaza Sukhumvit on Sunday. Thailand’s Suthiponpaisarn Proudpitcha won the gold with five points.

“We are proud of his victory and he indeed played this championship extremely well and look forward to more victories in future,” Aryaveer’s mother Neesha Chhabria said in a release. Aryaveer is a student of SMCA and trains under coach Durga Nagesh Guttula. He is currently preparing for the International rating chess championships to be held in New Delhi.

Source: PTI News


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