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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.

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Chess Olympiad in Chennai

After two years online, the Chess Olympiad 2022 will bring all of its participants together in one location for a ceremony that will be nothing short of an absolutely grand event! The 44th Chess Olympiad is going to be held at Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Resort & Convention Centre, situated in Mamallapuram.

Learn Chess by yourself or from a coach
Should you learn Chess by yourself or with a coach?

Self-learning has its benefits. Today there are so many resources on the internet that you can learn chess from literally anywhere. That’s a great thing.

But if you want to improve fast, go with a coach. There’s a reason why all the world’s best chess players, have a coach. In fact, this is the trend with any top performers in any field. It’s easier to walk the path once someone shows you the road ahead.

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London System – An interesting opening

Wondering if the London System is the right choice for you? Weigh the pros and cons of the opening to make the choice easier! The London system is no doubt a good opening given that it’s so easy to learn and simple to remember. At the same time, it can be quite difficult to handle the strategic nature of this opening, if you are inexperienced in the middlegame.

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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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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.