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February 1, 2013
CL4kFeb13.jpgThe new Chess Life For Kids features 13-year old Akshat Chandra's own words on his first win over a GM.

"I was ecstatic and a big smile broke out. It took me all of three years of playing chess to finally beat a GM. Those great, wily fishes always had gotten away in the past. This time the hook was sunk."

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Akshat, who also goes by "Aksh" maintains a colorful blog My Quest to Grandmaster. His most recent post features a trip to Novi Sad, Serbia. Akshat also has a passion for writing and has been a part of John Hopkins University's writing program for two years.


Login as a member to read the full February CL4k contents. The February Chess Life Magazine also went live today. Stay posted with Akshat at http://questtogm.com/

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