Another success: Aarav Thilop triumphs at State Championship

In a historic moment for the chess community, Aarav Thilop, the ever-diligent protege of coach Saketh Pedagandham, has etched his name in the annals of chess history.

Aarav’s journey from a budding chess enthusiast to a triumphant champion is a testament to his relentless hard work and unwavering passion for the game.

At the prestigious 2024 S-TX State Scholastic Middle School Championship, known as fierce competition, held in one of the strongest chess states in the USA, Aarav emerged as the ultimate victor, clinching the championship title with unwavering determination and strategic prowess.

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