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Leena 37 weeks

Here’s a pic of Leena at one of her weekly chess sessions with her adorable little cousin, Alessia who is all of 11 months old. At 37 weeks, Leena is quite the accomplished chess player although Alessia is up a couple of matches as of this writing.

The marathon matches (about 20 to 30 seconds long) are legendary in the neighborhood where the two little ones go back and forth strategically flinging pawns, knights and rooks on the floor doing their best to outmaneuver the other. The winner is the one who first captures their opponent’s king and places it in her mouth.

It’s quite the thinker’s game.

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Comments

  1. alwaysoccupy says:

    They seem to be concentrating intently on the next move.

  2. MomCat of 7 says:

    Viswanathan Anand, clutch your title tightly, ’cause, here comes Leena, and she’s eyeballing it! It’s only a matter of time!

  3. Karen Weston says:

    What a hoot!! Those two are going to be best buddies, and make a lot of childhood memories to reflect back on later! This picture is so adorable! :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    If there’s ever an Academy Award category for ‘Best adorable Chess players’, here are the winners.

  5. Sydney says:

    Cutest thing ever! Both the picture and write up.