Asian school chess: Jaivardhan, Aryaveer win medals
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Asian school chess: Jaivardhan, Aryaveer win medals

Asian school chess: Jaivardhan, Aryaveer win medals

Mumbai, Jul 17: City-based chess players Jaivardhan Raj and Aryaveer Agarwal clinched a gold and silver medal, respectively, in the 14th Asian Schools Blitz Championship 2018 held in Sri Lanka.

Jaivardhan won the gold medal in the boys under-7 rapid chess completion.

He produced some steady consistent performances and finished with a tally of 6.5 points out of 7 to emerge champion, a media release issued here said today.

Meanwhile, Aryaveer with a score of 5.5 points out of 7, managed to win the silver medal in the boys’ under-7 blitz chess event.

Aryaveer, a trainee from the South Mumbai Chess Academy, did well to force a draw with higher ranked and top-seed Tulendinov Dinmukhammed in the final round.

The half point ensured Aryaveer finished tied for the second spot with four other players.

However, Aryaveer, with a better Buchholz tie-breaker score, claimed the silver medal.

A total of 450 players from 17 countries had participated in different events and age categories.

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