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Class 3, Chennai student bags Silver in Asian Chess Championship

Class 3, Chennai student bags Silver in Asian Chess Championship


Mithun Pranav a class 3 student of Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mogappair, Chennai participated in 16thAsian Schools Chess Championship, which was held in Kalutara, Srilanka and won the Silver in the classical format..The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka organised the 16th Asian Schools Chess Championships in 2022 on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the World Chess Federation. 

Players from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Sri Lanka have been participated in the Championship 2022.Mithun placed second in the Under 9 category of the Asian Schools Chess Championship 2022 in Sri Lanka for Individual Silver in the Classical format. Mithun came in second in his division with a fantastic score of 7.5 out of 9. 


He received the FIDE's Candidate Master (CM) title as a result of this victory. The award ceremony for Classical was held at Temple Trees, the Colombo home of Sri Lanka's Prime Minister.In the Under 09 Category, the Mithun Team also took first place in the Classical, Rapid, and Blitz formats.