Jaisal Shah, a 7 year old boy from JBCN International School, Grade 2 recently took part in MSSA ( Mumbai Schools Sports Association ) U-10 Boys category Chess tournament held at Dharavi Sports Complex. In this tournament Jaisal defeated India no 1, Asia no 1 and World no 5 ( 1748 rating) rated player Aarav Dengla.
Jaisal also defeated other strong rated players in the tournament. He was the youngest to play in U-10 boys category. With this achievement, Jaisal has won 60th trophy in chess , along with a certificate. Jaisal stood 2nd in this tournament at Round 8. His performance was appreciated by one and all.
In past Jaisal Shah had defeated WCM world rank 6 Suhani Lohia in another tournament. At 7 he has long way to go. But, looking at the progress of this youngest Chess genius, the day is not far to find him reach the Top World position. All that he needs is encouragement from time to time.