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yodhaa  
Narayanan Srinath, Chennai (India)
Birthday: 14 February 1994
Member since: 04 July 2014
Connections: 13
Rating: 2510
Games won: 13
Puzzles solved: 755
Puzzle Forum Points: 1

Blog entries from yodhaa

Endgame Strategy - Pawns as pikes in chess
on Dec 8, 2014   2949   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath, Narayanan and I am back here on ‘endgame strategy’. This week's theme is about the importance of Pawn structure in Endgame...
Friday Column - take your chances
on Dec 5, 2014   2318   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting Friday column!The previous week, we examined examples when the lower rated players got opportu...
DO you know how to play the opening? || King Safety
on Dec 3, 2014   2072   3
In the previous two Wednesday columns you had learnt the importance of controlling the centre and developing your pieces quickly towards it. It’s time we move on to...
Why study Chess endgames?
on Dec 1, 2014   3187   5
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath, Narayanan and I am going to be here every Monday on articles that focus on games after the first 30 moves. Have you often wondered, &...
Trust, but verify! part 1
on Nov 28, 2014   1246   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting Friday column! In the last two weeks we saw some very impressive 9 year olds defeating grandma...
DO you know how to play the opening? || Rapid...
on Nov 26, 2014   2963   3
Hello everyone! this is IM Srinath, and I am back again with the basics of opening strategy.  In the second article of this series published last Wednesday, you lear...
Upsets in Chess | David beats Goliath - 2
on Nov 21, 2014   1144   0
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here.  In continuation of last week's David beats Goliath column, this week we look at another 9 year old scalping a gra...
Controlling the Center | Opening strategy
on Nov 19, 2014   11004   2
Hi everyone! this is IM Srinath, and I am back again with the basics of opening strategy.In our introductory column last Wednesday, you had learnt the three main strategi...
Upsets in Chess | David beats Goliath - 1
on Nov 14, 2014   1270   0
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting column for you. It's the day before weekend, and on this pleasant Friday, I like to share Davi...
DO you know how to play the opening? || Wednesday...
on Nov 12, 2014   2626   6
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath here and I'll be writing about the 'general rules of openings' every Wednesday! This series of articles will help beginners, and interm...
Give to get! - Positional sacrifices in the endgame
on Oct 2, 2014   2057   0
  Positional Sacrifices in the endgame: "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." -- Winston Churchill The quote can also be equ...
The paradox of work
on Sep 26, 2014   1737   3
  Progressing in chess is not the easiest thing in the world to achieve. You have to really work hard for it. In this informative and highly personal article, one o...
They miss, you hit
on Aug 8, 2014   957   0
Hi everyone!Today, on round 6 of the Olympiad I offer three exercises.  I invite the readers to imagine themselves in the shoes of someone above 2600 and try to find the...
The tactics that was never there!
on Aug 2, 2014   660   0
There have been cases on missed tactics, but here's a new case of missed tactics from a transmission error. We are sharing the article in the hope that the lessons are no...
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