Chess University Weekly Digest #17

Chess University Weekly Digest #17

18-Year-Old India’s #1 | Puzzle Challenge | Guinness Chess Records

The winter storms in America haven’t stopped GM Pragg from setting the chess boards ablaze.

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📰 Chess News

At the 2024 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, 18-year-old GM Praggnanandhaa defeated world champion GM Ding Liren, temporarily becoming the number one ranked Indian player and surpassing Viswanathan Anand on the live rating list.

While subsequent results brought him back to #2 in India, this achievement marks a significant milestone for the teenage chess superstar.

💡 Puzzle Challenge #13 - Can You Find White’s Best Move?

🤔 White to Move

What is White's best move?

Choose the best move and comment if you see the continuation!

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🌍 Chess World Records

Looking for a break from routine chess improvement? You might find some quirky inspiration from the Guinness World Records.

Lim Kai Yi from Malaysia set a world record by setting up a chessboard using only his mouth in just 97.25 seconds.

🔗 Check out this article by Nathaniel Green for more Guinness chess records!

🎉 Until Next Week, Stay Creative!

That wraps up this edition. Have a wonderful week!

Kairav Joshi
President and CEO

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