Sayantan Das

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Sayantan Roy (born 25 February 2000) 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 Roy 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 Roy". The Hindu. 2008-11-04. Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  2. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Sports | Sayantan gets top billing". 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  3. ^ Tags : kolakta, sports Posted: Fri 31 October 2008, 03:43 hrs (2008-10-31). "Young guns shine in youth Chess". Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  4. ^ "Sayantan Das earns maiden Grandmaster norm". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 

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