National Chess Champion Shin

Year 11 student Shin qualifies for World Youth Under 16 Chess Olympiad in 2022.

In the 16th Thailand Junior Chess Championship, Shin won first prize in the Under 16 category as well as 3rd in the Open Division. For the Under 16 accolade he had to win a play off against another competitor, showing his resilience and ability to remain composed under pressure.

Shin has now qualified for the World Youth Under 16 Chess Olympiad in 2022 which will be held in Azerbaijan .

Shin started playing chess at Harrow during our Activities Programme and five years later, after considerable practice, he became the Thailand Under 16 champion!

Well done Shin.

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