Kenyan chess got a major boost yesterday at the the prestigious Asian Weekly Achievers Award (TAWAA) ceremony held at the Diamond Plaza, Nairobi.
Drish Shah was awarded the “Best Young Achiever of the Year” by ‘The Asian Weekly’ newspaper (The Asian Weekly)
Drish Shah who is 8 years old is a student at Braeburn Imani International School and is the current U8 Kenya National Chess Champion.
He has represented Kenya at a number of international events. These include the Commonwealth Chess Championship in Delhi, the African Youth Chess Championship in Egypt and the African Schools Championship in Zimbabwe.