Eight-year-old becomes youngest to beat grandmaster

Updated February 21 2024 - 5:00pm, first published 4:54pm
Eight-year-old Ashwath Kaushik is now the youngest player to beat a grandmaster in classical chess. (EPA PHOTO)
Eight-year-old Ashwath Kaushik is now the youngest player to beat a grandmaster in classical chess. (EPA PHOTO)

An eight-year-old became the youngest player to defeat a grandmaster in classical chess when Ashwath Kaushik beat Poland's Jacek Stopa at the Burgdorfer Stadthaus Open in Switzerland.

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