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 →
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 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?
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 →