India's chess capital trains new masters

Husband-wife team of chess masters run school in Chennai to grow more world champions in the cerebral game.

    The World Championships wrapped up in India on Friday with local sensation Vishwanathan Anand losing his title to Magnus Carlsen, a Norwegian chess prodigy. But in Anand's hometown of Chennai, which has a long history of producing grandmasters, future chess champions are being trained.

    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from the south Indian city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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