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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 [...]

Parimarjan Negi became the youngest Indian to win the Grandmaster norm in the year 2005. He is also the world’s youngest International Master in chess. Parimarjan was born to Paridhi Negi February 9, 1993, in Uttarakhand and shifted to Delhi with his family at a very early age. His father is an Air Traffic Controller while his mom is an executive in Life Insurance Corporation of India. With his inborn talents, Parimarjan Negi started learning [...]