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In the world of Chess, we have World Chess Champion, being an individual game, what do we expect? We expect to have one world chess champion at a given point in time. Let’s go back almost 30 years from now
When we say Chess, World Chess Champion, World No. 1 player, we all by default refer to Classical Chess. Typically, a nice long time control game of 5-6 hours as allotted time for specific moves. With Computers and the internet, access and availability of
Every pain, every difficulty hits us hard, but it also puts a seed for a better version of tomorrow. With pandemic around for the past year & a half, it’s been difficult to have over the board chess, but online chess has taken a huge upward pull.
In the world of chess, we keep hearing this term GM. So, a few weeks back, we got the youngest ever GM in the world, Abhimanyu Mishra from the USA at an astonishing age of 12 years 4 months & 25 days.
I can't sleep today...as i just came to know that dear Harshit made his final GM norm at Switzerland and became the latest Grandmaster from India. Here we have a 6 year old boy whom I started teaching at an early age while other kids would

One f four?

The game was about to begin. I was looking at my pawns wondering which one to move first. Hello! I am Gorky. I am 10 years old, and this is my first over the board tournament. I am playing white. For those of us who were introduced to chess on a computer screen,

Taal of Mikhail Tal

In classical music, we often express that the lyrics, meaning and song are brilliantly composed. After listening, we commented that the song has a nice rhythm and melodious tune. Perhaps an alternate word we use is Taal. Song had its own Taal
Anatoly Karpov was the reigning world chess champion from 1975. In 1984, for the defense of his title, Karpov at the age of 33 years faced a young challenger in the form of Garry Kasparov. Winner of the championship
When you are playing or watching chess, what do we typically expect a chess player to wear? Perhaps, formal plain shirt, trouser and blazer, that’s most of the people would imagine. Now, here we have Levon Aronian
The term 'VUCA world' has become very common in management as well as general environments. The VUCA world influences how you make decisions and plans and deal with risks and changes. How do you deal with ambiguity and yet find a meaning?
Currently we all are in the situation that we have neither imagined nor seen! More than a year and it’s still there. I guess there is plenty to read on COVID19. This is an attempt to share it in a slightly different way.
Magnus Carlsen, a big name in the world of Chess – World Chess Champion (Classical, Rapid & Blitz), ranked 1 since 2011 & highest ever rated player in history! Wow! We can go on & on for Magnus
Possible Result of any Sport or Game?
What is the outcome of any sport or game? Somebody wins or loses, right? Some sports or games also have the 3rd outcome – a draw! This means neither team or player wins or loses but the game ends in a draw!
We all know Visvanathan Anand is a five times world chess champion. He has played many brilliant games specially during World Chess Championship 2008 at Bonn against one of the greatest chess players...
It says… “The brain has no limits” and one can agree with the same when seeing millennials performing miraculously. Victorious Chess Academy has been training a large number of students under its roof every year since...
Let me ask you one question – “Did you catch the flight?” Now, here any answer can only have 2 options – either a Yes or a No! You might think why am I asking such a simple question?
The fact that chess is an intriguing game played worldwide for centuries marks it’s significance in board games. Though basically it is referred to as intellectually challenging...
Chess is like body building. If you train every day, you stay in top shape. It is the same with your brain. Chess is a matter of daily training.These are the words of Vladimir Kramnik, Russian Chess Grandmaster...
Mikhail Botvinnik is the man who for almost 15 years held the title of a World Chess Championship from 1948 to 1963. Being the 6th …
Continue from the last blog check out the Requirements to become a Grandmaster Requirements to become a Grandmaster :- Score three favourable results i.e. norms requirements …
Tamilnadu’s G. Akash a 23 years old was declared India’s 66th Grandmaster at the second council meet of International Chess Federation for the year 2020 …

Career around Chess

There are many careers around chess for those people who have passion for the game, want to associate with chess and explore added benefits, and then …
“Without error there can be no brilliancy” ― Emanuel Lasker  Emanuel Lasker is the second world champion (1894-1921) carried this longer than anyone else in history …
“Chess is not for the faint-hearted; it absorbs a person entirely. To get to the bottom of this game, he has to give himself up …
A great brain stimulator and entertainer is the image of Chess in the modern age. However, ancient times told a very different story. Chess Training …
Coronavirus lockdown – a big crisis in front of the whole world Nowadays, we all are facing the situation of lockdown due to the corona …
The whole world is going through the deep trouble of the covid19 virus. Till now, 180 countries in the world got suffered from this. So, …
Chess is the game played by a number of individuals all over the world from olden days. Many institutes give proper chess training nowadays. It is a pleasant game to …
Nowadays, parents are worried about their children as they are expected to remain indoors and stay put owing to the Corona virus breakout . In …