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 its establishment in 2013. The knowledge seekers are constantly being guided by a team of highly efficient coaches. We believe students of the new generation are full of energy and have the ability to think faster than we can imagine. And our experience shows all kids who play chess are smart!
All participants sent their answers and only 17 were selected for the next level where Anirudh made his place among other qualifiers.
The competition was tough but Anirudh who wishes to challenge a World Chess Champion in future has won the Christmastide Puzzles!
Our Chief Creative Writer Mr. Lokesh Natoo managed to reach Anirudh to know more on winning the puzzle contest along with his passion for Chess, his dreams, chess training & so on…
L N: Wow! Seriously the way you described, I got goosebumps! Tell us about your chess routine & how puzzles help to improve?
A D – Puzzles help to improve your game a lot. It helps you to develop different scenarios on the board, enhances your logic & analytical thinking which is something I love to do. I make sure I solve chess puzzles at least on alternate days. Chess is part of everyday life, 1 hour minimum & weekend or holidays it’s 4-5 hours too!. I go through analysts of chess games and I do keep track of the latest chess news. So, I’m rooting for Hari in on-going Tata Steel Masters 2021!
White has a forced mate in 2, where is the black king?
(one of the puzzles from the competition)
L N: Who is your favourite chess player and chess format?
A D – Magnus Carlsen, he has multiple plans & also threats in the games & so much variety that he brings in! I have seen the 1st WCC – all games! Also, the last one – Carlsen vs. Caruana. I love the classical format of chess.
L N: Which is your favourite chess quote?
A D – There are many but the one I like the most is… “Play the opening like a book, the middlegame like a magician and the endgame like a machine” – Rudolph Spielman
L N: Some thoughts on World championships please.
A D -My favourite World Championship is Fischer vs Spassky due to everything that came in On and Off the board!
L N: Tell us about your journey and goal in chess?
A D – (smiles from his heart). So, I started playing Chess when I was 8 years old, with my initial rating of ELO 1200, I joined Victorious Chess Academy where Kapil Sir has been teaching me for past 3 years & (with a great and a humble smile) my rating climbed to 1878 in classical format. With Kapil Sir, I’m not only learning Chess, I’m also getting how to remain calm, be patient in most tempting moments. I admire him a lot and the entire Victorious family. It’s fun to have them around while I improve my chess!
… And Yes, I want to become a GM at brisk pace, possibly 75th GM from India!
Anirudh signs off with his refreshing talk and a huge aspiration that he has taken up. We all wish him speedy progress and soon to be a Grandmaster in chess!
Here is the link of puzzle competition conducted by Chessbase India – Watch Video
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