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Chess is an indoor game and is a favorite pastime for millions of people around the world. It is said to improve one’s intelligence. It is widely accepted that chess originated in India and was commonly known as Chaturanga. The present form of chess has evolved from the ancient form played in India. The All India Chess Federation was established in 1951, with its headquarters in Bombay. The first National Chess Championship took place at [...]

Koneru Humpy ”¬†The grand Chessmaster¬†” was born on 31st March 1987 at Gudivada in Andhra Pradesh. This nineteen-year-old sportstar won 4 World Titles-under 10,12,14 and when she was only 15 she achieved the GM title and broke the record of Judit Polgar. According to the recent record of Fide Ratings Koneru’s rank is 5th in the world. In the month of July(2006) Koneru occupied the second position in women’s rankings with an Elo score of [...]