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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!

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Will AI kill the fun in chess?

Find out about the origins of Artificial Intelligence in chess, how an AI engine is different from a normal one and how top players are using it. On the occasion of 20th July, which is the International Chess Day, we would like to enlighten you on the role of AI in chess. There will be many things you’ll learn here, starting from how AI originated to how it’s being used at the top level today. Also a lot of people don’t know the difference between an AI engine and a traditional chess engine. We’ve covered it here.

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Stuck at 800? What to do?

Has your child stagnated at 800 rating?

Maybe they’ve played a lot of games online, but they’re still stuck in that range. They gain +50 points in one day, and lose it all on the next. This can be very frustrating, especially as a parent! You see your child working hard, playing long hours but there seems to be no measurable improvement.

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3 Important Opening Principles in Chess

In our chess coaching classes, we teach kids important opening principles. We’ve found that teaching principles is most effective when you explain the underlying logic. Blindly asking a kid to memorize the principles doesn’t do them any good.

How to boost ratings (Level-wise)
How to boost ratings (Level-wise)

It involves all the aspects like analytical thinking, art of decision making and thinking way forward than the present situation. It is the presence of mind of the player that paves a path to his ultimate head to success or victory, whichever way we call it.

Slow chess
Slow chess

Slow Chess is relatively slower as compared to other kinds of chess and unlike them, it is meant to enhance the quality as well as the integrity of the game. For the beginners trying to learn how to play chess in the initial stages, slow chess helps develop the good thinking abilities

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Youngest Chess Players

These master minds of chess have proven that age is not a factor if one strives to achieve a certain goal. At very young age, these incredible champions have all succeeded in securing a place for them in the world of chess which has fetched them both name and fame. Know more about them by reading this.

Beautiful Chess Pieces
Beautiful Chess Pieces

In the contemporary times, a huge number of designers, architects, and luxury brands have put in all their creativity and innovation to launch exquisite chess sets with the new and fresh interpretation of the chess pieces or use of high end materials. Read More.

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Major chess events in 2021

‘I am always looking forward to learn new things in my life.’ -Shikhar Dhawan How simple yet subtle these words from one of the Indian cricket champions sound to be! Despite the hopelessness and despondency that might be prevailing in one’s life, always striving to look and then move forward is truly an art which […]