He is defending World Chess Champion in U-10 category. He also won U-8 Asian chess championships held at New Delhi in 2005. He has won hordes of National, State and district level competitions. He is a FIDE Master with a rating of 2073 and wants to scale new heights in the sport. He wants to become youngest ever GM. Thats Girish Koushik, a nine and half year old chess prodigy, for you.
Girish, a fifth standard student of St Thomas in Mysore, is being trained by his father Arun Koushik who gave up his business to devote his time and money to his protege.
|Girish Koushik’s achievements:|
|World Youth C’ships-06 at Batumi, Georgia||Champion (U-10)|
|Asian Chess C’ships-05 at New Delhi||Champion (U-8)|
|National Open-04 at Sangli||Champion (U-9)|
|National Open-04 at Sangli||Champion (U-8)|
|Karnataka State Open-07 at Mangalore||5th place (Seniors)|
|Karnataka State Open-05 at Mysore||Champion (U-9)|
|Karnataka State Open-04 at Shimoga||Champion (U-7)|
|Nationals Chess C’ships-06 at Bhiwani||7th place (U-13)|
|Nationals-04 at Chennai||6th place (U-9)|
|FIDE International-04 at Cochin||Best Player (U-8)|
|FIDE International-04 at Ernakulam||Best Player (U-8)|
|FIDE International-04 at Chennai||Best Player (U-8)|
|Karnataka State Open-07 at B’lore||8th place (Seniors)|
Besides National and State meets, Girish also have won hordes of FIDE rated events in various age groups
Girish Koushik can be reached at
No. 796, Giri Nivas,
26th cross, 4th main, Vidyaranyapuram,
Mysore -570008, Karnataka, India.
Arun Koushik, father and mentor (+91-99868-89690)