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Assam chess player Sahil Dey earns first Grandmaster norm from Northeast

Promising chess player from Assam Sahil Dey took a giant step to become the first Grandmaster from the Northeast. He achieved his first Grandmaster norm in the Cattolica Chess Festival

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Jun 2022 7:53 AM GMT

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GUWAHATI: Promising chess player from Assam Sahil Dey took a giant step to become the first Grandmaster from the Northeast. He achieved his first Grandmaster norm in the Cattolica Chess Festival which concluded in Italy yesterday. Sahil scored a creditable 6.5 from 9 rounds and got the third position in the competition. He now needed two more Grandmaster norms and minimum rating points 2500 to become a Grandmaster.

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