Hetul Shah created history in the first round of the 7th Parsvnath International Open chess tournament defeating Grandmaster Nurlan Ibrayev of Kazakhstan in Delhion Sunday.
Master Hetul Shah has been selected in Limca Book of Records as a youngest player at the age of nine to defeat a grand master in chess. In addition, he won Silver Medal on behalf of the Indian team.
Awards and Achievements by Hetul Shah
* At 2006 Hetul Shah welcomed the Chief Minister of Gujarat- Shri Narendra Modi at the 44th National 'B' Chess Championship.
* In the National Under-9 Chess Championship he came third and booked two berths in India team for World and Asian Under-9 tournaments.
* Hetul was the youngest chess player to defeat a grandmaster.
* Presently he represents Gujarat at the national level.
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