Shahil Dey wins title in Asian Youth Rapid Chess
GUWAHATI: Chess prodigy of Assam, Shahil Dey clinched gold medal in the U-12 category of the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2019 which concluded at Sri Lanka today. He scored 6.5 points out of possible 7 points in 7 rounds played under rapid time control.
Shahil is part of the 20- member Indian contingent that is taking part in the Asian Youth Chess Championship (Rapid, Blitz & Classical event) which began in Sri Lanka on March 2. Shahil, a trainee of Assam Chess Club, will also participate in the classical event of the tournament where he is seeded 3rd in the starting rank list.
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