White to play and win in 3 moves
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 →
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 →
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 →