Chess: Unseeded Arya stuns 10th seed Shahil

Updated: Dec 27, 2016, 09:56 IST | A Correspondent

Delhi girl Arya Ranjan upset 10th seed Shahil Dey in the first round of the 2nd IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Juniors (U-13) chess tournament at Bandra yesterday

Delhi girl Arya Ranjan upset 10th seed Shahil Dey in the first round of the 2nd IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Juniors (U-13) chess tournament at Bandra yesterday.

Dey, with a rating of 1886 points, was made to eat humble pie as he succumbed to defeat at the hands of Arya, who is rated with 1193 points.

The action on the opening day mainly saw higher seeds play against lower ranked players.

Andhra Pradesh lad Gukesh D, who is just 10 year old with a rating of 2236, is the highest seed.

In another upset, Gujarat's Moksh Doshi with a rating of 1897 was held to a draw by the unheralded Stavin Jain, who is 500 Elo points below.

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