Here I Have Interviewed Pradeep Kumar From Chennai With FIDE Rating 2252 . 1] How old were you when you learned to play chess? and who was your first coach ? = My father was my fast coach i started playing chess at age of 11 . 2] Is chess your career ? If Yes How Does Online Gaming Help You? = Yes chess is my profession right now..playing online is for fun and getting new friends abroad,,sometimes i check my opening preparation by playing online. 3] What Is Your Goal Or Ambition ? = Of course to become Grand Master ,short time is to become an IM . I have Only one norm so looking forward to get two more norms. 4] What Are your outside interests ? = I love Watching cricket & tennis and listen to music .I just Love Sports. 5] Who do you think is your top/best opponent ? = Game with vishy (Vishwanathan Anand ) was dream come true in 2005..My crucial game was with GM zherebukh yaroslav where i need a win to get IM norm which i did made it . 6] What Is Your Advice To Begginers ? = Read as many books as possible avoid playing online..practice in chess board rather than a computer..work hard on chess basics,,complete chess course book and yours first move book. 7] Which Was The Best Tournament That You Won ? = Stood Second In National U-17. First in State in U-20. Represented India In World And Asia. Won the second UKCA Open Held at Mangalore. Thank You For Joining us. We Wish You All The Best For you Future . Let All your Dreams Come True .
I started by just sitting by the chessboard exploring things. I didn't even have books at first, and I just played by myself. I learnt a lot from that, and I feel that it is a big reason why I now have a good intuitive understanding of chess.