Firstpost Masterclass: Practice, reflect and be mindful, Vidit Gujrathi delves into the making of chess Grandmaster
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Vidit Gurathi dives deep into the mental and the physical aspects of chess, his training, playing style, and what it takes to be a Super Grandmaster.
Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa grabs joint second position after Shakhriyar Mamedyarov's withdrawal from Gibraltar Chess Festival
Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa grabbed the joint second position with six points after his opponent and top-seed Shakhriyar Mamedyarov withdrew from the eighth round due to illness in the Masters category of the 18th Gibraltar Chess festival.
Year in Review 2017: Abhijeet Gupta's Commonwealth hat-trick to Harika's podium finish in Iran, a look at key chess moments
Indian chess players proved their mettle once again in 2017, reaching new milestones and winning medals at various prestigious events across the globe.
Chess Olympiad: How Sethuraman scored a brilliant win over legendary Short to help India beat England
Riding on Sethuraman's brilliant comeback victory, India bounced back to defeat higher seeded England to share the lead, at the end of the eighth round of the Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan.
It was a story of the top and bottom wilting under pressure, while the middle being broken under the strength of the opposition, as India crashed to it's first defeat in the seventh round of the Chess Olympiad at Baku