Kush Bhagat creates history, wins all three gold medals at youth chess tournament

Q.  Which chess prodigy won all three medals on offer at the Western Asia Youth Chess Championships?
- Published on 02 Jan 17

a. Vishnu Prasanna
b. Debashish Das
c. Kush Bhagat
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Kush Bhagat
 
Kush Bhagat creates history, wins all three gold medals at youth chess tournamentChess prodigy Kush Bhagat created history by winning all three gold medals on offer in the 1st Western Asia Youth Chess Championships.

The event held at Al Ain Chess Club in UAE.

He won in all the three categories – rapid, blitz and standard.

With this he becomes only Indian to bag all the crowns in the competition.

To win all three events, he overcame the challenges from 158 participants from 20 countries across the world.

Kush Bhagat is second standard student of the NSS Hill Spring International School, Mumbai (Maharashtra).

Know More About FIDE Ratings of Kush Bhagat
  • Federation: India
  • Rating std.1289,rapid 1141, blitz1237
  • Born: 2009

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