GUWAHATI, July 8 - Dhrupad Kashyap of Assam Chess Club won the silver medal at the�Commonwealth Chess Championship that concluded in New Delhi on Sunday.
Dhrupad, a Class IX student of Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti, Amingaon scored 5 points out of 7 rounds and remained undefeated in the entire tournament. In the final round he drew his game with Grandmaster�Erigaisi Arjun of Telangana who emerged champion in the event.
Dhrupad by virtue of his excellent performance also gained a total of 66 FIDE Rating from this tournament. The tournament was organised under the aegis of Commonwealth Chess Association from July 1 to 7.