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Delhi Dynamite’s Season 2 of the PRO Chess League

Delhi Dynamite had a superb run at the Second Season of the PRO Chess League. The team finished as runner’s up in the Eastern Division and qualified for the play-offs losing narrowly in the final moments of the match against the Mumbai Movers,who were represented by Vishy Anand and Vidit Gujrathi on boards 1 and 2.

The Delhi Dynamite team finally found its super GM in Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala who scored 6 points out of 8 games in the league. I would like to thank my guide and coach IM Vishal Sareen and my Grandmaster friend Abhijeet Gupta for bringing him to play for us.

My experience of working with this team was phenomenal. I got to stream live on TwitchTV, interviewed players for our YouTube channel, wrote articles on different platforms, got interviewed myself for Hindustan Times Sport and India Today, managed the player queries, got to see the players’ reactions on our Zoom chat, and much more. It was really interesting to understand how the player line-ups function and w…