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World Women’s Chess Championship: Harika Dronavalli won bronze and shockingly, India didn't even cheer
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World Women’s Chess Championship: Harika Dronavalli won bronze and shockingly, India didn't even cheer

Too bad she is not a cricketer. If she were, the entire city would have surely been waiting for her arrival at the airport.

India will provide 30-40% of world's top chess players in next ten years, says expert Frederic Friedel
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India will provide 30-40% of world's top chess players in next ten years, says expert Frederic Friedel

Firstpost caught up with him during his recent visit to India, and in a candid interview, Friedel explained why he was extremely optimistic about the prospects of chess in India.

'Chess makes a person think logically': Full text of Frederic Friedel on benefits of kids playing chess
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'Chess makes a person think logically': Full text of Frederic Friedel on benefits of kids playing chess

"My prediction is that in five years, or at the very latest in 10 years, of the top players, 30-40 percent will be Indian," said Friedel.