Business Standard CHESS#1317Business StandardAs anybody who follows chess blogs knows, Viswanathan Anand won the World Junior Championships 31 years ago, on September 3, 1987, in Baguio City, the Philippines. It was the first time an Indian had won any world title. The Junior is prestigious.
It’s the final opening-round match of the Speed Chess Championship today as Anish Giri ( @AnishGiri) faces Shakhriyar Mamedyarov ( @azerichesss) for the right to advance in the Speed Chess bracket and play Levon Aronian in round two, but maybe we saved the best for last? This first-round pairing has the feeling of a semifinal or better as each the two combatants enters […]
Yesterday’s match between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Komodo offered a unique insight in the thought process of a super grandmaster. While playing the computer, MVL was providing live commentary. “I’m hear, I’m ready. It’s gonna be exciting!” &md… GM Dmitry Andreikin and WGM Natalija Pogonina are the winners of the 2018 Russian Championship’s Superfinals, which […]
(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) By Reda Sardar ANKARA, Sept 5 (KUNA) — Gokyay Chess Museum in the Turkish capital Ankara showcases chess sets from many different cultures including Kuwait. The museum, which was enlisted in Guinness World Record in 2012, presents about 686 chess tables from about 110 countries. Speaking to KUNA […]
(MENAFN – NewsBytes) Chess: 5 strategies to improve your performance 04 Sep 2018 Chess is a game of the mind, which can only be won by out-thinking your opponent. But intelligence is never enough as rigorous training is the only way to make oneself a better player. Even legends like Vishy Anand or Magnus […]
App to the rescue Researchers at the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Amritapuri campus in Kollam district in Kerala have come up with a disaster management app that can pinpoint a stranded person’s location – using GPS data – as well as route requests for medical aid or food to the appropriate authorities. The app has already […]