Sophos chess Grand Master Challenge gathers momentum and introduces Christer Aplin, Singapore's Under-10 National Champion and Asia's youngest Chess Champion

Sophos Press Release

Singapore - Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, while participating at the Information Security World (Asia) exhibition this week at Suntec City, has been hosting a chess Grand Master Challenge, pitting the public's skills against Singaporeís No. 1 Master, Wu Shao Bin.

The chess challenge has been so popular with exhibition visitors that on Thursday 18 April Sophos will introduce Asia's youngest Champion and a Singaporean, Christer Aplin, who at the age of nine will play up to three challengers simultaneously.

Members of the media are invited to visit the Sophos stand (4B07, Hall 404) at the Information SecurityWorld (Asia) exhibition, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, to witness the Sophos Grand Master Challenge featuring Christer Aplin. It begins at 1:30pm and will run until 4:00pm.

Christer will represent Singapore and will compete in the World Under-10 Championship in November this year in Greece.

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