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Nivaan is India's youngest rated chess player

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125   //    02 May 2018, 22:13 IST

Pune, May 2 (PTI) Six-year old"Nivaan Khandhadia has become the youngest rated chess player in India.

Nivaan, with a rating of 1137 ELO Points, is currently world ranked No 10, according to the May 2018 FIDE rating list released by the World Chess Federation on Tuesday, a media release issued here said today.

He had participated in the recently concluded World School Chess Championship held in Albania.

Khandhadia, however, did not finish with a high as he scored four points from nine rounds in the Under-7 category. However, he is determined to win the title the next season, it said.

Khandhadia trains under coach Vishwanath Sandilya at the South Mumbai Chess Academy (SMCA), the release added

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