Blog  Olympiad History

Chess Olympiad: Paris 1924 (Unofficial)

Chess Olympiad held in conjunction with 8th Summer Olympic Games Date: 12th – 20th July 1924 City: Paris, France Venue: Majestic Hotel Head of Organizing Committee: Mr. Pierre Vincent (FRA) Tournament Director: Dr. Alexander Alekhine (FRA) Teams participating: 18 (each team incl. max. 4 players) Players participating: 54 (2 players withdrew before the end) Games […]

Blog  Press Release

Praggnanandhaa – a Part of Rising Indian Chess

At first, the Chess World just struggled to perfectly pronounce Praggnanandhaa but now it is striving to grapple with the terrific tactical intricacies he conjures up on the chequered board with relentless regularity. Add to that, his uncompromising attitude towards shunning short draws, scant regard for ratings and reputations, his willingness to explore and experiment […]