Prodigious chess participant Nihal Sarin has been named the BYJU’s ‘Younger Athlete of the Yr (Male)’ on the Sportstar Aces Awards 2022.
All of 17, Nihal has had an important yr, successful the Silver Lake Open in Serbia, the Serbian Open, and the Biel GMT Blitz in Switzerland.
“I wish to thank Sportstar and Byjus for nominating me. It’s a nice honour. Thank Viswanathan Anand sir for his nice assist. I’ll wish to thank my household for his or her big assist with out which this could not be attainable,” Sarin mentioned after receiving the award from Anand.
At dwelling, Nihal retained the junior pace chess championship title previous to being part of the Indian group, which took bronze within the on-line Chess Olympiad.
“He’s a pace specialist. He performs the quickest time management in chess,” Anand mentioned about Sarin. “I used to be well-known for five minute video games. I may impress folks. I cannot impress him although. He performs one minute video games. He has achieved a whole lot of ranking milestones within the final yr. Very neary 2650 mark. I hope he could have an excellent future.”
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