IM Sagar Shah

IM Sagar Shah is an Indian chess player, journalist, commentator, and YouTuber.

He holds the title of International Master (IM) and has two Grandmaster (GM) norms.

He is the co-founder and CEO of ChessBase India, the biggest chess news portal in the country. He also runs a popular YouTube channel with over a million subscribers and close to a billion views.

He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and was awarded the Shiv Chhatrapati Award in 2014.

He has contributed to the chess boom in India by teaching chess to comedians and celebrities on stream.

Chess Articles by IM Sagar Shah

IM Sagar Shah – How to Improve at Chess

Today I have interviewed a 24 year old IM from India, Sagar Shah (2468 ELO), and asked him 10 questions about improving at chess. Sagar has suggested a few things that will be very important for those seeking to make progress at chess. He shared his own insights about training at chess, and suggested a […]

Identifying Critical Positions: Correct Decision Making in Chess

critical positions in chessToday we will talk about Critical Positions in chess and the importance of correctly identifying and evaluating them. This lesson is specifically created for readers by the Remote Chess Academy’s GM Igor Smyrnov and Sagar Shah.  
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