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Manthan Kashyap Datta of Assam Chess Club secures 2nd Position in CBSE National Chess Championship 2018

Manthan Kashyap Datta, a Class 8 student of Delhi Public School Guwahati secured the 2nd position in the under 19 (Mixed category) of the CBSE National Chess Championship 2018 at Gwalior today. Manthan scored 4 points out of 5 points in 5 rounds and finished runner up behind Fide master Mitrabha Guha who scored 4.5 points and became the champion in the category.

Manthan Kashyap Datta, who was the 2nd runner up in the 26th National Under 7 Chess championship 2012 at Pondicherry is currently having a Fide rating of 1824 and is among the leading Sub junior player of the state .

Assam Chess club congratulates Manthan on his achievement and wishes him success for future event.