Panjim: Twelve-year-old Nitish Belurkar, Geno Pharmaceuticals Brand Ambassador, held super GM K Sasikiran to a Draw in a Simultaneous display held during the 2nd International Grand master tournament in Hyderabad on Tuesday.


Saiskiran did not lose a single game during the exhibition. Sasikaran is the only Grand master from india to have beaten former world champion Viswanthan anand. Saiskaran praised Nitish play after he offered a draw to his young adversary. Nitish will participate in the world chess Championship at Al Ain, United Arab Emirates Later this month."My draw with super GM Sasikiran is a real morale booster”, said the student of Sharada Mandir HS, Miramar after the display.