But this is a cool story nonetheless! Teenagers Nikhil & Akhil Kalghatgi, who have played in several Chicago Chess Center events, won their third consercutive National Bughouse title in 2017!
What is bughouse chess, you ask? It's not "real chess," and it's lots of fun! Young people love it, and even people in late middle age have been known to dabble on occasion. It's a more social game than chess: communicating with your partner is essential. And when you've been communicating with your partner before birth, you may have an advantage!