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The Game of Minds and Pieces

                                                                                                        –Neel Jadhav(IXth B, Abhinav Vidyalay) What comes to your mind when you think about chess? People moving pieces from one square to the other? People staring aimlessly at the board?  The chess we play today is a successor of the old game chaturanga played in India. The 16th century saw the frequent evolutions of this game. In 1749CE Francios-Andre Philidor wrote a book titled Analyse du jeu des √©checs, in which he covered new opening ideas and a defense that exists till today! The Philidor defense was used famously in pawn and rook endgames. He also wrote a quote” The pawns are the soul of chess” in this book. Chess became popular in the 19 th and 20 th centuries. Famous grandmasters Garry Kasparov(Russia), Anatoly Karpov(Russia),  Vishwanathan Anand(India), Bobby Fischer(America), Jose Capablanca(Cuban),Mikhail Tal (Soviet Lativian ) were in this legendary era .                 

Most Awaited Festival

Written By - Sanskruti Adurkar ( X, Abhinav Vidyalay) Edited By - Niyati Chande (IX B Abhinav Vidyalay) Indian festivals are full of joy, enjoyment, happiness, and prosperity. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of those festivals. Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival that was initially celebrated mostly in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, but now is celebrated worldwide. All over the world people celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with love and faith. It is a 10 days festival that comes every year in August or September. This year it is from 10th September to 20th September. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated to mark the birth of elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha, who is the youngest son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.   The birth story of Lord Ganesha   There is a very interesting story of Lord Ganesha being born and having an elephant head. Once goddess Parvati went for a bath in absence of Lord Shiva. Since there was no one to guard her, she created a little boy out of her body dirt and gave him life,

Psychotherapy

-Jiya Bhayani (X. Abhinav Vidyalay) Psychotherapy is talk therapy which is a way to help people with a broad variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. It helps a person to understand their feelings and makes them able to face challenges in the coming future. There are various types of mental illness but the most common ones are depression and anxiety disorders.   We people daily go through minor panic attacks, anxiety attacks, or a wave of sadness from time to time but at a point, these feelings become so overwhelming that it becomes difficult for people to cope up with their daily life. This is where psychotherapy comes into use. It helps people to get their minds clear and get rid of these mental illnesses.  A medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness is called a Psychiatrist. Or in simple words, a person who performs psychotherapy is called a Psychiatrist. A psychiatrist may be: a marriage and family therapist a psychiatrist a l

Sindhudurg

                                                      Sindhudurg                                                                  ~Arya palav ( Xth Abhinav Vidyalay)                                                                    I am going to share my experience of my native place Sindhudurg. So it is a district of Maharashtra, located at the south end and covered by water from one side. It is almost 500km away from Mumbai. Some basic information about the district is, it was established on 1 May 1981 from the original district of Ratnagiri. This district is named after the fort Sindhudurg which was built by Shivaji Maharaj. When this district was established there were mainly six talukas which were   Kudal, Vengurla, Sawantwadi, Malvan, Kankavli & Devgad later two more talukas were added  Vaibhavwadi and Dodamarg. This district is famous for its beaches, historical temples, exotic seafood, and the most popular variety of mango. So here are some of the most famous cuisines of

Anime

                                                               Anime - Agastya Kulkarni What is anime? Anime(uh-ni-mae) is a Japanese originated television genre where we can see computerized animations which are animated from manga . When was the first anime released? Astro boy was the first anime ever created on 1 Jan 1963 by Osamu Tezuka . This anime shows a scientist who creates a robot like an incarnation of his own son, and the robot has super powers who fights evil. Who is Osamu Tezuka? Osamu Tezuka also known as the creator of anime was a Japanese manga artist , cartoonist , and animator who was born on 3rd November, 1928 . He wrote many amazing anime like Princess Knight and some adult stories like Black Jack and Buddha but sadly on 9th November, 1989 he died because of stomach cancer. What is Anime currently in the world? As you may have sometimes heard about what anime is currently, anime is close to as popular as Hollywood movies. Some famous anime are Naruto , Attack