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 →

Chess Puzzle: White to Play and Draw

WHITE TO PLAY AND DRAW? A clever variation of the famous Reti walk that never ceases to amaze! This is an ending that all should know by heart! 🙂 ~ Richard Reti, 1921

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 many can you recognize?

Chess Puzzle

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)

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