Lots of preparation, fun, emotions,... the list goes on. World Youth Olympiad came to an end yesterday. It was a double treat for 13-year-old Nihal Sarin, as he won a Silver Medal for the Indian team and Gold Medal for Individual performance. He also reached 2524 in live rating simultaneously.
Thumbnail photo by Maria Emelianova/ Chess.com London Chess Classic has been traditionally creating a wonderful chess environment for players, it is a perfect platform for young and upcoming talents. There are simultaneous exhibitions, Grandmaster lectures and of course world's top class players contending in Grand Chess Tour. It's always an
Nihal's first ever trip to the Faroe Islands was a memorable one in every sense. He was treated like a player of repute, with utmost love and care. And this is a perfect platform to express gratitude to the sponsors who made Nihal's play
From November 20 to 26, Runavik open, a-seven-day Swiss-league took place in the Faroe Islands. The temperature was around -3°C to 1°C with frequent snowfall. Nihal, fresh from Northern Lights Open was accustomed to the weather and timings. Which meant better games and better performance was waiting ahead.
Young prodigy IM Nihal Sarin played the Northern Lights Open between 10th November to 15 November 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Iceland is a special place for Nihal, because he gets to relive the moments of Bobby Fischer vs. Spassky Matches, World Chess Championship 1972. Right from the early years of