Bharath Subramaniyam won Gold; 8 medal for India in Asian Youth Online Open Chess Championship 2021

India won 8 medals which include 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 5 Bronze to finish over all second in the Open Category of Asian Youth Chess Championship. Based on number of Gold medals, Vietnam finished head of India while China finished third in the overall tally with solitary Gold. Iran secured 4 silver medals to finish at fourth place while Kazakhstan with a silver finished at fifth place and Chinese Taipei found a place in the medal tally with a bronze. Earlier in the Girls Category India won the overall championship.

For India, Pranav Anand V in Under-16 and Bharath Subramaniyam in Under-14 category won the yellow metal while Aditya Mittal secured silver in Under-16 category. Anuj Shrivatri in Under-18, Aaryan Varshney in Under-16, Bhavesh Mahajan in Under-14, Atharav Singh Naruka in Under-12 and Aarav A in Under-8 completed the Indian medal tally with bronze medals.

Bronze Medalists : Bhavesh Mahajan, Atharav Singh Naruka, Anuj Shrivatri, Aarav A & Aaryan Varshney

A record number of 908 players from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Chinese Taipei, Hongkong, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and India participated in the Open event held on Tornelo Platform from 29-31  October 2021.