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Online Nations Cup: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna combine to lead India to first victory
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Online Nations Cup: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna combine to lead India to first victory

Anand beat Teimour Radjabov in 37 moves. The Indian had posted his maiden win in the tournament on Thursday by thrashing Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in just 17 moves

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand to lead India in Online Nations Cup
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Former world champion Viswanathan Anand to lead India in Online Nations Cup

The preliminary entry list includes three generations of the best players: from 50-year-old Anand (multiple-time world champion and still in the world's top-20) to the newest chess phenomenon, the 16-year-old Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja

Prague Chess Festival: Vidit Gujrathi loses to Czech David Navara but retains position top position
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Prague Chess Festival: Vidit Gujrathi loses to Czech David Navara but retains position top position

Gujrathi, the Indian No 2, lost the eighth round game late on Thursday in a West Indian opening in 64 moves after coming under time pressure

Prague Chess Festival: India's Vidit Gujrathi wins third match of tournament, stays on top of table with four points from five games
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Prague Chess Festival: India's Vidit Gujrathi wins third match of tournament, stays on top of table with four points from five games

In the sixth round to be played on Tuesday after a day's rest, Harikrishna, the other Indian in the fray, will meet David Anton Guijarro and Gujrathi will take on Vitiugov

India's Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna settle for draws against David Anton Guijarro, Jan-Krzysztof Duda respectively in Prague Chess Festival
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India's Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna settle for draws against David Anton Guijarro, Jan-Krzysztof Duda respectively in Prague Chess Festival

India's Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and P Harikrishna had to settle for half-a-point each on a day of draws in the Masters event of the Prague Chess Festival.

India's Vidit Gujrathi registers win in Prague Chess Festival opener; P Harikrishna draws with Nils Grandelius
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India's Vidit Gujrathi registers win in Prague Chess Festival opener; P Harikrishna draws with Nils Grandelius

India's Vidit Santosh Gujrathi opened his campaign in the Masters event of the Prague Chess Festival with a win over Sam Shankland of the USA.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand beats Alireza Firouzja, jumps to joint sixth after end of round 11
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand beats Alireza Firouzja, jumps to joint sixth after end of round 11

With his second victory, Anand clawed his way back to a fifty percent score and will now hope to end the tournament on a high. At just 16 years, Firouzja is less than one third of Anand's age, and the Indian ace showed that the Iranian still has a lot to learn.

Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand remains winless after draw with China's Yu Yangyi in fourth round
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Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand remains winless after draw with China's Yu Yangyi in fourth round

Viswanathan Anand remained winless for the fourth round running, playing out a draw with China's Yu Yangyi in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament where world champion Magnus Carlsen broke the record for being undefeated in maximum number of games.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Anish Giri, shares 11th spot after just one point from three games
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Anish Giri, shares 11th spot after just one point from three games

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand played out his second draw in three games, signing peace with Anish Giri of Holland in the third round of the Tata Steel Masters, on Tuesday.

Iran's top rated chess player Alireza Firouzja won't play for country due to ban on Israeli players
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Iran's top rated chess player Alireza Firouzja won't play for country due to ban on Israeli players

Iran’s top rated chess champion has decided not to play for his country, Iranian news agencies reported on Tuesday, in an apparent reaction to Tehran’s informal ban on competing against Israeli players.

Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja forfeits game due to opponent Or Bronstein’s Israeli nationality at GRENKE Chess Open
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Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja forfeits game due to opponent Or Bronstein’s Israeli nationality at GRENKE Chess Open

Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja forfeits game due to opponent Or Bronstein’s Israeli nationality at GRENKE Chess Open

World Junior Chess Championship: India's Harsha Bharathakoti top of the leaderboard with perfect score
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World Junior Chess Championship: India's Harsha Bharathakoti top of the leaderboard with perfect score

It is, in fact, the Telangana based IM Harsha Bharathakoti, who has managed to score an unblemished 4.0/4 and reach the top of the leaderboard alongside Alireza Firouzja, Parham Maghsoodloo and the 12-year-old Uzbek sensation, IM Javokhir Sindarov.