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Disabilities Not a Hindrance for This Mysuru Chess Prodigy

Post by AdminX » Sun Sep 27, 2015 12:48 pm

The New Indian Express wrote: "Being deaf and dumb is no barrier for this 16-year-old to shine in chess, a game associated with intelligence."
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Re: Disabilities Not a Hindrance for This Mysuru Chess Prodi

Post by Uri Blass » Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:58 am

I clearly expected more after reading the title


1536 is clearly a low fide rating for a 16 years old player with fide rating of only 1536

many players at this age have clearly higher rating and I do not see how disability of being deaf is a significant restriction in chess.

There are thousands of chess players with higher fide rating than 1536 at age 16 or lower

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Re: Disabilities Not a Hindrance for This Mysuru Chess Prodi

Post by Guenther » Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:16 pm

Uri Blass wrote:I clearly expected more after reading the title


1536 is clearly a low fide rating for a 16 years old player with fide rating of only 1536

many players at this age have clearly higher rating and I do not see how disability of being deaf is a significant restriction in chess.

There are thousands of chess players with higher fide rating than 1536 at age 16 or lower
I have to agree it is some kind of hype of the Indian newspaper involved. BTW he looks like the oldest 16 year old I have ever seen ;)
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