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Feb 15, 2018
FIDE's bank accounts frozen after president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov faces US curbs due to alleged Syrian government linksKirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian who has headed FIDE for over two decades, was placed under US sanctions in 2015, accused of aiding the Syrian government.
Dec 20, 2017
Check-mating! FIDE World Championship 2018 logo stirs up controversy with bizarre designThe strange logo, created by the Moscow-based studio Shuka Design, depicts two chequered bodies wrapped around each other in a position right out of Kamasutra! And wait for this... there is chess board placed strategically between them.
Nov 26, 2017
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down, lamented 'betrayal by lieutenants', says reportZimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe cried and lamented “betrayal by his lieutenants” when he agreed to step down last week under pressure from the military
Nov 23, 2017
World Juniors: R Praggnanandhaa scores GM norm, but errors at crucial moments look to have cost titleScoring an unbeaten 6.5/8 against four Grand Masters, three International Masters and one FIDE master, Praggnanandhaa amassed a rating performance of 2,749 - 149 points more than the required performance rating.
Nov 21, 2017
World Juniors: 12-year-old R Praggnanandhaa chases youngest Grand Master dream, throws tournament wide openPraggnanandhaa might be only 12-years-old but he is a force to be reckoned with. In May last year - at the age of 10 years, 10 months and 19 days - he became the youngest International Master in the history of chess.
Nov 20, 2017
Mallorca Grand Prix: After three back to back draws, P Harikrishna needs to improve his gameThere are indeed six more rounds to go, but if Harikrishna continues to play in such lackadaisical manner, he will definitely find it difficult to reach the top of the charts.
Nov 17, 2017
World Juniors: Harsha Bharathakoti quickly off the mark, Aravindh Chithambaram suffers shock defeatAt the end of three rounds, IM Harsha Bharathakoti was in joint lead with a perfect score of 3.0/3. A whisker away from him were two of the highest-rated GMs from India at the event, Murali Karthikeyan and SL Narayanan.
Oct 28, 2017
Vidit Gujrathi interview: Viswanathan Anand is a legend, but I would rather be the first meGujrathi is not somebody who would be smug at having escaped with a draw against Carlsen, but one who would search out his errors that let the world champion escape and find a way to banish them.
Sep 24, 2017
Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen too strong for opponents, Vidit Gujrathi heldPlanting his knights in the centre, Anand made a temporary pawn sacrifice on move 26 while also opening up lines for his rooks. By the 46th move, the 'Madras Tiger' had wrapped the game up in style.
Sep 19, 2017
FIDE World Cup 2017: From Viswanathan Anand's struggle to SP Sethuraman's rise, a look at how Indians faredA single loss was sufficient for Anand to be knocked out of the World Cup. Such is the unforgiving nature of this format.