Cerebral Shangrila

Monday, May 07, 2007

Rainbow Quiz - Identify the personality - Week 38

Here is the next weekly "Rainbow" quiz , where I would be giving 7 clues (Hence the name Rainbow) about a personality. Try to discover the person in the least number of clues . You can either leave the answer as a comment / email me . Feedback/ suggestions welcome. Googling is not preferred but then its just for fun and so go ahead if you need to.

He was instrumental in triggering the interest in the game of the Chess in India.

clue # 1 : "X" was born in Burma.He learnt the chess notations from his parents and his elder sister when he was hardly eight.

clue # 2 : "X" had his schooling in Madras ( Tamil Nadu, India) and developed a deep interest in the game of Chess while at school.

clue # 3 : "X" pioneered the game of chess in India and played a pivotal role in making India an emerging force in world chess. He was the first Indian to earn the title of International Master.

clue # 4 : "X" won the state of Tamil Nadu Championship an amazing 11 times and the India National Championship 9 times .

clue # 5 : "X" has also served as the Secretary of the Tamil Nadu Chess Association as well as the All India Chess federation.

clue # 6 : In recognition of his performance, "X" was conferred the Arjuna Award, the first chess player to be so honoured.

clue # 7 : He also edits "Chess Mate”, a quarterly magazine and contributes regularly to The Hindu and The Sportstar.

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