When we think of chess we think of two adults sitting opposite each other, thinking of ways and means to outsmart the other. Many people feel it is a very difficult game. But do you know that most chess players and champions start very young?
July 31: What does a person achieve at 21? A college degree or, maybe, a job if she is lucky.
How about the title of Women’s Grandmaster in chess?
S. Vijayalakshmi is 21. And she has just won this title to become the first woman Grandmaster of India.
Whenever advertisers want a brainy sportstar to talk about their product, very often they think of one name – Viswanathan Anand. A world-class chess champion who was given the name of Lightning Kid because of the speed with which he played.
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