Being one of the youngest player there, it means that all his opponents will be older than him. He played with a few kids twice his age and he shown no fear.
Good job Nicholas!
Here are some shot of him in action...
Showing a little tense while waiting for Round 1 to start
Building castle in the sky while waiting for all to be seated...
See him? He in the center of the picture.
This is a tough game for him. He lost his queen but managed to fight back and win.
See how excited he was! He couldn't contained his excitement and knelt on his chair to play.