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PRESIDENT AWARD TO Master SHAHIL DEY!


It gives us immense pleasure to inform that former Asian Under 8 Silver Medalist and National Under 7 and Under 9 Champion Master Shahil Dey of Assam, who is a student & player of our Assam Chess club, has been selected by the Government of India for the "NATIONAL CHILD AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT 2017" to be awarded on 14th of November 2017 by the Honorable President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. The award includes a Silver Medal, Certificate & citation, cash of Rs 10,000/- and book voucher worth Rs 3000/-.

This is a great moment of pride and joy for the chess fraternity of Assam in particular and the country in general. We take this opportunity to congratulate Master Shahil for bring pride to the state of Assam through his performance in chess.
Shahil is to our knowledge the first and only child to have received this prestigious award from the field of Chess from Assam!
We would also like to thank the Department of social Welfare, Government of Assam and all other well wishers who helped Shahil in the nomination process for the award. Thank you All!!