#AskSwapnil - Live interaction with GM Swapnil Dhopade
It often happens that we have questions in our mind about chess improvement, the way to study chess systematically, tournament preparation, physical fitness and more. In such situations it would feel so nice to have a person, who has already walked this path, answer the questions, guide us on our journey. A chess grandmaster is someone who has gone through the grind and has been able to come out of it successfully. Hence, on 3rd of December 2019, GM Swapnil Dhopade will be present in the ChessBase India studio for an hour long interactive session with the viewers of ChessBase India and answer your questions on how to get better at chess. The session is open for all and free of cost and the instructions on how to attend are given in the article below.
Live interaction with GM Swapnil Dhopade on 3rd of December 2019 from 8 to 9 p.m.
At 8 p.m. IST, GM Swapnil Dhopade will be live from the ChessBase India Office speaking to the viewers and answering their questions. We have kept the name of the hour-long session as #AskSwapnil which means all the chess related questions asked by you will be answered by Swapnil. It could questions on how to form a routine in chess, or which are the books required to become better, or how to study endgame, is blitz good for your game or not!
If you would just like to view the show LIVE, you can do it by clicking on the play button on the embed below. However, if you would like to ask questions and join in the chat, then you can do so from here.
Swapnil Dhopade is India's 40th grandmaster. Hailing from the town of Amravati, Swapnil became the first GM of Vidarbha region. His achievement is especially praiseworthy as he came from a background where there was absolutely no chess culture. A self-made player Swapnil has improved as a player by studying a lot of books and his own games. The highlight of his chess career was when he performed at an Elo of 2768 at the Isle of Man International 2017. Since 2018, Swapnil has stopped playing competitively as a player and has shifted his focus to becoming a full-time trainer. Having a wealth of knowledge he now tries to impart it to the youngsters of Indian chess through his academy called Chess Pathshala. GM Raunak Sadhwani, IM Sankalp Gupta, IM Harshit Raja are some of Swapnil's high performing students.