Assam Current affairs : Shahil Dey from Assam becomes first International Master from Northeast India. We will discuss this topic briefly on Assam daily current affairs today’s season.
• Shahil Dey from Assam becomes first International Master from Northeast India
• The 13-year-old chess player achieved the feat on Monday by achieving his third International Master norm at the First Saturday GM held from June 5-14 at Budapest in Hungary.
About Shahil :
Shahil originally from Assam, now lives in Kolkata in order to receive better training facilities. He is coached by IM Roktim Bandyopadhyay.
Information about Grand Master Title:
Grand Master is the highest title a chess player can attain in their entire chess career. This title is given by the highest governing body of chess i.e. FIDE. If the title of Grandmaster once achieved, it can be held for life. However, the “World Chess Federation” has made some rules for it, if a player is found guilty of “cheating and corruption”, then the title can be snatched from him.