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Sep 12, 2019
MS Dhoni has won two World Cups as captain, he has nothing left to achieve, says Viswanathan AnandIndia's semi-final exit at the ICC World Cup has led to speculations about MS Dhoni's retirement, but he himself has preferred to stay quiet and took a break from cricket to serve his regiment in Territorial Army.
Sep 11, 2019
Viswanathan Anand says he is confident of sealing 2019 Grand Chess Tour Finals berthThe GCT Finals will be held during the London Chess Classic in London and Anand wants to brighten his prospects with yet another perfect finish in the Tata Steel Rapid and Blitz tournament to be held here from 22 to 26 November.
Sep 07, 2019
Magnus Carlsen's indifferent form and tactical blunders lead to him losing World No 1 spot in rapid and blitz formatMagnus Carlsen is perceived one of the best grafters in the history of chess. Someone who has mastered the art of playing long games for bare minimum of advantages when seemingly none exist, often in dry looking endgames.
Aug 13, 2019
Grand Master Vladimir Kramnik to train six young Indian chess players in SwitzerlandKramnik, who retired recently, will coach the six young players from 14 to 25 August, an organiser of the camp told PTI.
Aug 04, 2019
CCI drops contempt proceedings against All India Chess Federation; directs it to comply with orders within stipulated timelinesRecently, FIDE, the world chess body, had restored the Elo ratings of over 50 Indian chess players, including those who had filed a case with the Competition Commission
Jul 19, 2019
Prithu Gupta beats IM Lev Yankelevich in fifth round of Portuguese League 2019 to become India's 64th GrandmasterGupta, who picked up the sport as a nine-year-old, has achieved the sensational feat at the age of 15 years, 4 months and 10 days.
Jul 05, 2019
Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand draws seventh consecutive game; Magnus Carlsen beats Ding LirenFor Viswanathan Anand, it was a real chance to win his first game against USA's Fabiano Caruana but the Indian ace could not make use of his better position with an extra pawn.
Jun 24, 2019
Innovation in time control formats will make chess spectator friendly, but longer formats must be retained to preserve sport's charmMany feel that the Norway Chess 2019 regulations may be the best way forward, with a decisive result in every encounter, while not compromising on the quality of the classical games, and rewarding players with a half point more if they win without needing a tiebreaker.
Jun 15, 2019
Beyond burgeoning titles, Norway's world champion Magnus Carlsen stirs up chess revolution in homelandIt’s fair to say that Magnus Carlsen’s achievements have vitalised chess players in the Scandinavian countries in general and Norway in particular. It’s now up to the exciting talents in these countries to continue the good work that Carlsen has done so far and make their countries powerhouses in the chess landscape for years to come.
Jun 06, 2019
Viswanathan Anand loses to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Altibox Norway chess tournamentViswanathan Anand put up a good show in the classical game but lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game to score half a point out of a possible two in the first game of Altibox Norway chess tournament.