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Sep 21, 2018
Chess' inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be great, says India's Viswanathan Anand ahead of OlympiadChess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Sep 16, 2018
World Junior Chess Championship: Indian Grandmaster Abhimanyu Puranik shows great erudition to win silver medalAgainst an opponent that strong, with the black pieces in hand, pushing too hard for a win could have been a risky call. Puranik, however, showed great erudition. In the game, he chose a rather solid setup and tried finding opportunities in the roughly balanced position that ensued.
Sep 13, 2018
World Junior Chess Championship: Karthik Venkataraman, Abhimanyu Puranik in 10-way tie at 3rd in Parham Maghsoodloo-led tableAmong the Indians in the fray, Karthik Venkataraman and Abhimanyu Puranik have been the most impressive so far, and both are currently sharing the third place with seven others.
Sep 08, 2018
World Junior Chess Championship: India's Harsha Bharathakoti top of the leaderboard with perfect scoreIt 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.
Sep 01, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Bridge not same as gambling, tougher than chess, say gold medallists Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath SarkarIndia's Asian Games gold medal winners in bridge on Saturday said that their sport should not be treated as gambling for it involves skills and not luck.
Aug 31, 2018
Karthik Venkataraman expresses relief after becoming India's latest chess Grandmaster at Spilimbergo OpenAfter his tumultuous run in Spilimbergo Open, Firstpost caught up with Karthik Venkataraman to talk about his latest achievement in particular and his chess at large.
Aug 29, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoffWith his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.
Aug 28, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winnersHikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Vachier-Lagrave have qualified to play the Grand Chess Tour final event at London in December.
Aug 26, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Magnus Carlsen draws with Fabiano Caruana in thrilling contest; Viswanathan Anand remains unbeatenThe leaderboard remains unchanged, with Caruana on the top with 4.5 points followed by Grischuk, Aronian, Mamedyarov and Carlsen on 4. Anand maintains his unbeaten run and remains on 3.5 points.
Aug 24, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Cautious approach the key in tournament so far, as only five games yield results out of 25It is obvious that no one would play recklessly in the initial phase of the Sinquefield Cup and bow out of the leading pack, thus ruling themselves out of the race.