~7 year old Amogh Bisht makes an impressive move in the game of chess and will represent
India at Asian and World chess championships in 2019~
Bengaluru, 10th August 2018: Student of VIBGYOR High-Marathahalli, Bengaluru – Amogh Bisht proudly represented Karnataka at the prestigious ‘32nd Under 7 National Chess Tournament 2018’ held at Tumkur, Karnataka. The tournament witnessed participation of 362 players (214 boys and 148 girls) and about 600 parents from different states of India.
Amogh scored 9.5 points out of 11 rounds and finished with a half point lead after some scintillating games against his opponents making it interesting and challenging. This super talented young chess player will also be participating at the Asian and World chess championships in 2019 in addition to various State, National and International rating tournaments. It is always a treat to watch kids playing chess as most of their games last till the very last word “Checkmate” and this mega event was no different.
Talking about his achievements, the budding chess champion says, “I am very happy and very proud to represent my state at 32nd Under 7 National Chess Tournament 2018. I want to thank my parents, coaches and my school teachers for their continuous support and guidance. I study in 2nd std at VIBGYOR High and my teachers keep encouraging me to do better. It is for their constant support and encouragement that I am able to focus on the game and follow the sport I love the most.”
Talking about Amogh’s achievement Ms. Anupama Sethi, Principal, VIBGYOR High says, “VIBGYOR students have always excelled at sports as well as academics. We are extremely proud of his hard work and efforts and wish him great success ahead.”
About VIBGYOR Group of Schools:
Founded in 2004, VIBGYOR Group of Schools recognised as India’s Most Admired Brands in Education 2017, is a leading chain of Schools known for its quality education and academic excellence. The VIBGYOR Schools offer a unique range of world class educational services for the holistic development of students in curricular and co-curricular studies. Under the leadership of Mr. Rustom Kerawalla, Founder Chairman of the institution, VIBGYOR Group is set to explore new horizons with 29 schools in seven major cities, reaching out to more than 42,000 students nationwide. VIBGYOR High caters to the students from Grade 1 to Grade 12, and VIBGYOR Kids to the pre-primary segment with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 on an average. VIBGYOR Group’s recent addition is a chain of schools offering CBSE Board curriculum- VIBGYOR Roots (pre-primary division) and VIBGYOR Rise (a Primary and Secondary School) which will address the increasing demand for educational institutions and impart quality education with a wider outreach. VIBGYOR High provides a mixed spectrum of national and international levels of education in affiliation with CISCE, CBSE and CAIE. A diverse experiential and integrated learning programme is the key highlight of VIBGYOR’s curriculum. The Group has been consistently nurturing young talent, guiding students towards bigger platforms. Aditya Mittal, who received the ‘National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2016’ from the Hon’ble President of India and Sejal Anand Shah who became the World Topper for Environmental Management in CAIE are some of our illustrious students, among many others.