Simultaneous Chess Exhibition by GrandMaster Priyadharshan in Bangalore Chess Club

Simultaneous Chess Exhibition

I was recently visiting Bangalore and visited the Bangalore Chess Club for a simultaneous display with 10 players. I wanted to share my experience from the simultaneous chess exhibition and also share some tips on why young players should play in simuls if they get a chance! The Simultaneous Chess Exhibition The Simultaneous Chess Exhibition, […]

Chronicles of Chess Champions Feb 1-16, 2024

Chess Gaja students showed excellence and showcased their talents in multiple events held in the United States this fortnight (1st to 16th February 2024). We have segmented our student performances by state in this blog! VERMONT CHESS TOURNAMENTS Vivek won the U1500 section of the 3RD UVM SPRING OPEN conducted by the Northern New England […]

5 Practical Ways to Support Your Child’s Chess Journey as a Parent

Introduction Chess is a timeless and intellectually stimulating game that offers numerous benefits for children. Not only does it enhance their cognitive skills, but it also teaches them valuable life lessons like patience, strategic thinking, and resilience. As a parent, you can play a crucial role in nurturing your child’s interest in chess and helping […]

Chess for Absolute Beginners by GrandMaster Priyadharshan Kannappan

Chess for absolute beginners by Grand Master

Chess Rules for Absolute Beginners Welcome to the world of chess! Whether you are a child or an adult, learning chess can be a fascinating journey filled with strategic thinking and mental stimulation. In this beginner’s guide, I, Grand Master and FIDE Trainer Priyadharshan Kannappan, Founder of Chess Gaja, a Global Online Chess Academy will […]

Chess Gaja 2023: Achievements, Tech Advancements & Growth Report

GM Priyadharshan January Blog

Hello Students, Parents, and Chess Enthusiasts! As we step into 2024, I wanted to share our annual report for the year “The Chess 2023 report @ Chess Gaja.” 
A quick throwback to last year’s report if you haven’t read it last year.
We had an exciting 2023 in terms of classes, camps, student performances, and rating growth […]

Chess for Beginners: Grandmaster Guide to Play

Chess for Beginners: A Comprehensive GrandMaster Guide to Playing the Game

Chess is a complex and challenging game that has been enjoyed by people of all ages for centuries. If you’re a beginner, there are a few things you need to know in order to get started. Here are the basics of chess: The game is played on a checkerboard with 64 squares. Each player controls […]