Chess Olympiad with Olympic Tradition

This is the first time the International Chess Federation has followed the Olympic tradition and initiated the Chess Olympiad Torch. The torch relay was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and began from Leh. The Torch is in its travel across 75 cities before it culminates at Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu.

How to become a FIDE Rated Player?

A FIDE rating is a measurement of a chess player’s strength. It reflects how strong your chess is compared to others in the world. It’s also popularly known as elo rating or elo. Why? Because the system to calculate the rating was developed by Alfred Elo. FIDE Rating and FIDE Ranking are two different things in chess. If you’re new to chess, you might confuse FIDE rating and ranking. However, both of them are completely different!