Vidit Gujarathi Wins Bronze in World Junior Chess Champion Ship

9/30/2013
Nashik-based GM Vidit Gujrathi created history by becoming the first chess player from Maharashtra in the boy’s category to win a medal at World Junior chess championship in Kocaeli, Turkey, on 26 September .With Yu Yangyi winning the gold, the silver went to Alexander Ipatov of Turkey who defeated Aleksander Indjic of Serbia in the final round. With this win Vidit Gujrathi joined the list of elite Indians winning medals in the world junior champions starting from a gold medal won by world champion V Anand in 1987, gold by Harikrishna in 2004, gold by Abhijeet Gupta in 2008 and Bronze by Sahaj Grover in 2011.
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