20 - 09 - 2019

School of Science felicitates Arishya

Agartala, June 15, 2019: School of Science, leading institute in the state for all competitive and joint entrance today felicitated the chess prodigy Arshiya Das. In a simple programme held today at the office of School of Science, Abhijit Bhattacrjee, principal  of the institute handed him a cheque of Rs 40,000 and momento.    Prasenjit Dutta , Kirit Dutta and Abhishek Dey was also present in the programme.

Arishya ,a student of class-III in Agartala's Holy Cross school ,had creditably performed last year in the world under-8 chess championship in Spain , securing fourteenth position overall. But for setbacks in the last few rounds she could have become the world champion also. By becoming national champion in the Under-9 age group of national school chess championship Arshiya has secured her berth in the national school chess team for the Asian school chess championship scheduled to come off in Uzbekistan in July this year.