Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Chess: nine-year-old Indian kid beats Grand Master!!! Oh boy, these Indian kids...

This has to be one for the records. At the Parsvnath Open in New Delhi the nine-year-old Hetul Shah defeated an experienced grandmaster, with the black pieces, in a regular tournament game with FIDE time controls. His opponent was 31-year-old Kasakh GM Nurlan Ibrayev, rated almost 600 points higher than the lad, and now probably the world's most embarrassed GM.

Full story + photos + moves...

See also:

  1. India: meet 8-year-old Aman Rehman, the world's youngest lecturer!!!
  2. India: 9-year-old chick becomes youngest Microsoft Certified Professional!!!
  3. Clever kid and US state capitals... Wow!

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