Biel International Chess Festival: Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna beats tournament leader Radoslaw Wojtaszek
Harikrishna, playing with black pieces, put it across the Polish player in a 50-move game to reduce the lead to three points with two rounds to go.
Isle of Man Masters: Radoslaw Wojtaszek clinches title in nail-biting playoff; Adhiban Baskaran finishes joint second
With a win in the Armageddon, Wojtaszek took home the champion’s trophy (and an extra £500 for winning the blitz mini-match). The top prize, however, was shared between the two players. So both Wojtaszek and Naiditsch received £37,500.
Abhijeet Gupta and Jeffery Xiong beat Vidit Gujrathi and Richard Rapport, respectively to take joint lead at the Isle of Man Masters.
Isle of Man Masters: Arkadij Naiditsch, Wang Hao lead after Round 4; Vidit Gujrathi, Abhijeet Gupta lead Indian charge
Tournament leaders were chopped to a third at the conclusion of the Chess.com Isle of Man Masters. Of the six overnight leaders, only Wang Hao and Arkadij Naiditsch won their games and remained on maximum score of 4.0/4
Grenke Chess Classic Round 8: Viswanathan Anand shows good preparation to counter Arkadij Naiditsch's attack
The penultimate round of the Grenke Chess Classic was a surprisingly quiet day. With all of the games drawn, Fabiano Caruana, who has been leading the field with a half point margin, inched a step closer to the title.
Grenke Chess Classic Round 7: Fabiano Caruana becomes clear leader after win over Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
The seventh round of the Grenke Chess Classic finally gave the tournament a clear leader as Fabiano Caruana defeated his co-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
Grenke Chess Classic, Round 2: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave; Nikita Vitiugov on top
While the round per se was spectacular, it brought disappointment to Indian fans as Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand lost to the French number one Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
The draw with white pieces might prove costly for Anand especially because his position was clearly better.
The first victory in the tournament took Anand to three points out of a possible five and at the half way stage he stands clear second.