AGARATALA | June 28, 2019:

A Chess prodigy from Tripura scripted history on Wednesday by registering an emphatic win in the Asian School Chess Championship held in Uzbekistan and winning a gold and a bronze medal for India.

Arshiya Das represented India in the tournament, which started on June 19 and will go on till June 29.

A overjoyed and proud father, Purnendu Das said “Arshiya received a gold in the ‘blitz’ category by scoring five points in seven rounds and bronze with 6.5 out of 9 in the standard category.”

Arshiya missed a medal in the ‘rapid’ category by ranking fourth.

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb took Twitter to congratulate Arshiya for her success in Uzbekistan.

He tweeted:


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