Kids' Chess Inspiration Helps him Look Beyond his Disability
Normally, when you read chess news about someone obtaining a patent for a chess product, the general impression is that it's a commercial venture. However, chess is actually a great inspiration for all of us in life in so many ways.
Despite suffering from duchenne muscular dystrophy, a progressive degenerative disorder of muscle tissue which affects only males, Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati - a class-IV student of Delhi Public School - has made an innovative version of circular chess for two, three, four and six players.
"We are now working on a chess board on which 60 players can play together. Commercialisation is not the motive...it is aimed at inspiring others that despite worst condition, one can give best results," says his father.
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