1. Chess to be introduced in 32000 TN clubs

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    32000 clubs in Tamilnadu will now play chess on a regular basis. This was one of the announcements made after a meeting between World Chess champion Viswanathan Anand and Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in Chennai today. The CM had earlier announced an award of 2 crore rupees for Anand....
  2. Anand, champion of the world

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    At the same time that Viswanathan Anand was battling Boris Gelfand of Israel at the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in the World Championship, the Indian team was playing in the Asian Nations Cup in China. The team, consisting of Grandmasters like P Harikrishna, K Sasikiran, Parimarjan Negi won the...
  3. On the 64 squares, 24×7

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    One of the regrets we have is that our daughter Tejaswini quit training in chess. She had joined well-known chess coach and International Master Lanka Ravi’s academy in Secunderabad when she was just about six years old but a few tournaments later, we realised that it takes a lot to...