World Chess Championship begins today! This is the first time when world rates #1 (current champion, Carlsen) and rated #2 (challenger, Caruana) are just 3 points apart...so close. Also, this is the first time when both player are rates above 2800. And lastly, this is the first time since Bobby Fischer (1972) that an American... Continue Reading →
For all the chess masters out there, can you solve this puzzle? The pieces move just like in chess and every move you make has to take another piece until only one is left standing. Which piece is the last one left, and where?
I love game of chess and Vishwanathan Anand is one of my heroes - not just as a chess player but also as a person! I have written blogs on Vishy several times so far. You can search through few of them here. Another great chess player I admire is Garry Kasparov! He is very... Continue Reading →
I like mathematics, puzzles, problem solving, brain teasers etc. I knew what Rubik's Cube was. But somehow I never saw one till I was 35 years old! Strange, but true. To be precise, I should say, I discovered Rubik's Cube at that time. Got fascinated. After many months of tinkering (and also with help from... Continue Reading →