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Eight-year-old child of Indian descent defeats Polish Grandmaster

<p>At the Burgdorfer Stadthaus Open in Switzerland, an eight-year-old kid of Indian descent beat Grandmaster Jacek Stopa of Polish chess, making history as the youngest player to defeat a GM in classical chess. The 37-year-old Stopa was beaten by Singapore’s Ashwath Kaushik. “I felt proud of my game and how I played, especially since I was worse at one point but managed to come back from that,” said Ashwath, who relocated to Singapore in 2017.</p>
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<p><strong>Chandigarh</strong><br />
<strong>Khalsa College of Mahilpur records an easy win.</strong></p>
<p>In the 61st All India Principal Harbhajan Singh Memorial Football Tournament, hosts SGGS Khalsa College, Mahilpur, defeated SN College, Banga, 2-0. In the 22nd minute, Simranjit Singh scored the first goal, and in the 80th, Sahil increased the advantage. Namdhari FC beat YFC Mahilpur in the club division by a single goal. The 52nd minute saw an own goal by Manjur Ali. Hyderabad Artillery and Punjab Police ended up in a scoreless tie.</p>
<p><strong>Panchkula</strong><br />
<strong>PKL: Titans lead to an exciting tie thanks to Sehrawat’s 4-point raid.</strong><br />
An exciting 45-45 tie in a Pro Kabaddi League game saw U Mumba and Telugu Titans exchange points and conclude their seasons on a high note. With 14 raid points, Telugu Titans captain Pawan Sehrawat was the game’s best performance. Amirmohammad Zafardanesh of U Mumba finished with 11 points.</p>