Here is the most latest game of Chess between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen, played in Croatia Grand Chess Tour just a couple of days ago. The game ended in a draw after 78 moves and a great defense by Anand. I was amazed by Anand's deep analysis which is explained beautifully in this video.... Continue Reading →
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 →
Black has four pawns on the second rank, three of which are only one move away from promotion. But White has nothing to worry, he has an amazing combination up his sleeve. Can you find it? 🙂 It is WHITE TO MOVE AND WIN Study composed by S.M.Birnov (Chess in U.S.S.R, 1935)
White to play and mate in one move... Note: You'll have to make an assumption and the real creative thinking and solution of the puzzle is in the assumption!
Just saw this good news on Twitter. If Chess makes it to Olympics, India will have a good chance of winning at least a Bronze. For many years it has been debated if Chess is a Game or a Sport...and if Olympics is only about Sports involving some physical activity. Once Chess is accepted, Bridge... Continue Reading →