Sayantan Das

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Sayantan Das (born 08 April 1997) is a chess player from Kolkata, who won the World Youth Chess Championship (boys) in 2008 which was held at Vietnam.[1] He is a student at the Goodricke National Chess Academy at Kolkata, which has also produced the present under-10 Asian champion, Diptayan Ghosh. He studies in the Scottish Church Collegiate School in North Kolkata.[2]

International Master Saptarshi Roy has coached him.[3]

Sayantan Das on 4 July 2014 achieved his maiden Grandmaster norm during 22nd Open International ciutat de Montcada held in Barcelona, Spain.[4]


  1. ^ "Sport / Chess : Warm reception for Sayantan Das". The Hindu. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  2. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Sports | Sayantan gets top billing". 1 December 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  3. ^ Tags : kolakta, sports Posted: Fri 31 October 2008, 03:43 hrs (31 October 2008). "Young guns shine in youth Chess". Retrieved 18 May 2010.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Sayantan Das earns maiden Grandmaster norm". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 July 2014.

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