Sibling chess champions Naveen Nath and Nitish Nath have started taking lessons at Fremont Table Tennis Academy. Older brother Naveen Nath was California State Champion for K-3rd Grade when he was in 3rd grade.
Younger brother 8-year old Nitish Nath is Northern and Southern California State Chess Champion for K-3rd grade and current national champion for the Under 8 Years category. Nitish also represented the US in the World Chess Championships last year in Batumi, Georgia in the Under 8 Years old category when he was 7. He was the second-best finisher among 7-year olds there.
Chess has the same rating system as table-tennis in the US. In chess, you are considered an Expert at a rating of 2,000, National Master at a rating of 2,200, and an International Master at a rating of, 2,400. Some Grandmasters have a rating of 2,400 and most Grandmasters have a rating of 2,500-2,700. World Championship contenders have a rating of 2,700+.