Game 1: On 19th June 2019 Indian IM K Ratnakaran sacrificed his queen on move #8 against a much higher rated GM and went on to defeat him. https://youtu.be/tnpOuE3V-kQ Game 2: On 11th June 2019, GM Murali Karthikeyan sacrificed his queen on move #9 and beat a Grand Master https://youtu.be/H1tPZk6r_1U Both games are being compared... Continue Reading →
I love reading. I love books! I love serious reading as well as leisurely reading. And yet this thought "Is reading overrated?" has crossed my mind often in last few years. Let me tell why. I am currently reading a book which is filled with quotations of many great people. I am struggling to like... Continue Reading →
20th June 2019 When the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. So expand your tool box. Acquire new tools. Use the right tool.