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Oct 03, 2017
Iran's Dorsa Derakhshani, banned for refusing to wear hijab, switches over to US chess teamThe semi-official ISNA reported that Dorsa Derakhshani refused to wear the headscarf, known as the hijab, during a February competition in Gibraltar
Oct 02, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand's superior tactics stand out in victory over Hou YifanViswanathan Anand wasn't the only Indian who made his countrymen proud with his performance in Douglas as Swapnil Dhopade and Vidit Gujrathi were also impressive in the tournament.
Oct 02, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand finishes joint-second after win over Hou Yifan in final roundFive-time world champion Viswanathan Anand capped his impressive run with another victory over Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan in the ninth and final round to sign off joint-second at the Isle Of Man Chess Championship in Douglas on Monday.
Oct 01, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand essays comprehensive win, Vidit Gujrathi settles for draw in Round 8Carlsen had won his game against Fabiano Caruana. This instantly discarded any possibility of Anand or Dhopade catching him. But both Anand and Dhopade won their games convincingly.
Sep 30, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Vidit Gujrathi holds tournament leader Magnus Carlsen, remains joint second after Round 7Vidit Gujrathi's rating after his game against Magnus Carlsen has gone up to 2720.8 and has put him on the 35th spot in the world rankings.
Sep 29, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Vidit Gujrathi ends Harsha Bharathkoti's run; Viswanathan Anand trounces SP SethuramanWith their wins, Vidit Gujrathi and Viswanathan Anand have catapulted themselves into the sole second and joint third spots respectively.
Sep 29, 2017
Isle of Man Open: 65-year-old James Tarjan rolls back the years to stun Vladimir KramnikTarjan is a good player in own right. He’s a Grandmaster and has won several Olympiad team and individual gold medals for his country, the United States, in the seventies. But now, time has changed; he is 65.
Sep 28, 2017
Isle of Man Open: SP Sethuraman stuns Boris Gelfand; Harsha Bharathkoti continues impressive runViswanathan Anand is having a decent event himself having scored an unbeaten 3.5/5, but half-a-point ahead of him are Vidit Gujrathi, SP Sethuraman and Harsha Bharathkoti.
Sep 27, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Vidit Gujrathi outwits Benjamin Bok, joins Magnus Carlsen in seven-way tie for top spotThe fourth round on Tuesday was Vidit Gujrathi's chance of scoring a hat-trick of wins, and he did not disappoint as he notched up a win over Benjamin Bok.
Sep 25, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Magnus Carlsen digs deep to eke out win, Viswanathan Anand forces a drawMagnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura and Michael Adams managed to squeeze wins out of drawish or losing positions, Fabiano Caruana and Viswanathan Anand ended up conceding draws.