Anaishaa Nahar wins MSSA U-8 chess title

Sports Reporter
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Anaishaa and 7-year-old Nusha Vhatwar of Shree Mumbai Devi Vidya Mandir, were both unbeaten in the 8-round competition and finished with identical 6.5 points each.

MUMBAI: Six-year-old Anaishaa Nahar of Vibgyor High School (Goregaon) exhibited excellent focus and composure as she competed against her elder rivals to claim the Girls’ Under-8 crown in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association Inter-school  chess tournament.

Anaishaa and 7-year-old Nusha Vhatwar of Shree Mumbai Devi Vidya Mandir, were both unbeaten in the 8-round competition and finished with identical 6.5 points each. But, Anaishaa with better progressive scores was declared winner, while Nusha had to settle for second place.

The Boys’ Under-8 title went to Jai Vardhan Raj, who finished in first place with 7 points.

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