Nottingham boy wins fifth place in world chess tournament

The Nottingham High School pupil secured four wins, four draws and one loss in the World Schools individual Chess Championship (WSCC) tournament.

A Nottingham student won fifth place in the World Schools individual Chess Championship’s under-13 category.

Aditya Munshi, a pupil at Nottingham High School, has previously played in the World and European championships, and is the current British under-12 champion.

During the tournament he secured four wins, four draws and one loss against Asian Champion and Mongolian number one Fide Master, who finished joint first.

He also drew with the Romanian Number One, who beat the World champion in last year’s contest.

Adi has previously played in the World and European championships, and is the current British Under-12 champion.

Adi said: “I am thrilled to have come in the top five in the world championship and I really enjoyed the tournament.

“It was a tough but great experience and I made some good friends.”

The tournament took place at the Palace of Culture in Iasi, Romania.

The event took place at the Palace of Culture in Iasi, Romania, and was attended by more than 500 pupils aged 7-17, and 200 attendees from over 60 countries.

The city, which is situated in the northeast of Romania, is known as the cultural capital of the country and is famous for its academic, cultural, multi-religious and industrial centre.

This year’s WSCC tournament, which was organised by the Iasi County Chess Association, is the longest chess competition ever and began in the winter and will end in the summer.

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