Aarman Gala wins chess title in Austria

Mumbai boy Armaan Gala emerged supreme in the U-18 category in the recently-concluded Weiz International open Chess Championship at Weiz (Austria).

Armaan Gala
Armaan Gala 

A class IX student of Oberoi International, 15-year-old Armaan participated in the Group B open category of the championship along with 24 players from Austria, Germany and Hungary.

Armaan with an ELO rating of 1551, finished with a tally of 2.5 points out of five games. Gala earned a cash prize of 600 euros (R43,000) for his win.

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