7-year-old Sharvaanica from Hatsun Chess Academy emerges as champion in 16th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2022 held in Kaluthara, Srilanka


Mumbai: 13th, December 2022: Sharvaanica A.S, a budding Chess player training at Hatsun Chess Academy has emerged as the Champion in three formats of the 16th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2022 held in Srilanka. Shaarvanica has won three titles in the categories namely Asian Schools U 7 rapid champion, Asian Schools U 7 Blitz champion, and Asian Schools U 7 Champion classical. 7-year-old Shaarvanica hails from Udayarpalayam, a small village in the Ariyalur district. Shadhursshaan. R, a member of Hatsun Chess Academy, won the bronze medal for Asian schools’ U-15 division.

The Championship tournament is conducted under the aegis of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the World Chess Federation. The event was organized by the chess federation of Sri Lanka. Over 46 players from 13 countries participated in the event. The 8 days tournament started on 3rd December 2022 and concluded on 10th December 2022.

Speaking on the occasion, Indian Grandmaster V Vishnu Prasanna, Head Coach, Hatsun Chess Academy said “Sharvaanica A.S is a brilliant player who has never missed out on a training session and this victory is a result of hard work. she has been constantly winning in all the tournaments. We value the passion of every athlete and encourage them by giving them opportunities, to perform their best.”