Interview of Viswanathan Anand

Really liked this interview of Vishwanathan Anand! Also enjoyed his book, which covers lot of things he discussed in the interview...and many thoughts, observations go beyond chess and can be applied to other aspects of life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUwvDXlpVp0 By the way, I played a classical chess tournament last week after a gap of 7 years and... Continue Reading →

Nice Interview of Anatoly Karpov

A lot has been said and written about Kasparov vs Karpov chess rivalry. Even Kasparov has written/spoken at length about Karpov - both good things and not-so-good things. However Karpov still remains a mystery man. Probably because he is not very fluent in English and hence enigma for the English speaking world. Here is one... Continue Reading →

Vishwanathan Anand Turns 50!

Today is Vishwanathan Anand's 50th birthday! The best ever chess player from India and one of the world's All Time Best Chess players was born in Chennai (erstwhile Madras) on 11th December 1969. He became India's first Chess Grand Master in 1987 and since then he continues to be India's highest rated player! He is... Continue Reading →

India Gets 64th Chess Grand Master!

India got 64th Chess Grand Master yesterday! India gets its 64th GM - Prithu Gupta from Delhi. Born on 8th March 2004, Prithu has achieved his GM title at the age of 15 years 4 months and 10 days. The first chess board of Indian chess is completed! Here it is...how many can you recognize?

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