Assam boy to participate in Asian Youth Chess Championship and World Youth Chess Championship
GUWAHATI: Shahil Dey of Assam secured the third position in the National U-11 Boys Championship held at Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu. In the championship, Sahil won nine points out of a total of 11 rounds.
In the same event, Assam’s Mayank Chakraborty and Aslesha Talukdar were 14th and 17th in the boys and girls categories respectively.
Based on his performance at the National championship, Shahil has been selected to participate at Asian Youth Chess Championship and World Youth Chess Championship in U-12 category next year.
The All Assam Chess Association will felicitate Shahil for his achievement on August 12.