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In the mind of a chess player

Jacob Aagaard, one of the world's best Grandmaster trainers, gave critical lessons about chess

Devangshu Datta 

It’s a bright, warm morning in April at the Rathi Tower in Mohan Estate, South Delhi.  Jacob Aagaard surveys his 40-strong audience, takes a deep breath and eases off his coat before taking up station in front of the ensemble of projector-whiteboard. One glance tells you that this is not a normal corporate event. Over half the audience is not of voting age. Three boys are visually impaired. Nobody else is wearing a coat and quite a few are in shorts and T-shirts. Welcome to a chess workshop conducted by an elite coach. Aagaard is a Danish Grandmaster and long-term ...

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First Published: Fri, April 07 2017. 23:39 IST
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