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Nov 28, 2018
India’s latest chess Grandmaster Karthikeyan Pandian talks about his game, achievements and future plansAt the conclusion of the Third Saturday chess tournament in Novi Sad, Serbia, India got their 57th Grandmaster in Karthikeyan Pandian. In addition to finishing his much awaited final norm, the 28-year-old also finished joint first at the event.
Oct 03, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Sasikaran guides India to narrow win over Czech Republic in Round 8; women lose to HungaryThe open team, after their win over the Czech Republic, is in the fourth place on the leaderboard. In round 9, they will play eighth seeds Armenia on board three. Indian women will have to win all of their remaining three matches to keep up their chances of a podium finish.
Sep 29, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand-led India score impressive wins in both open and women’s groupsAlmost halfway into the 43rd World Chess Olympiad, the Indian team, spearheaded by Viswanathan Anand, scored another emphatic win over Paraguay.
Sep 28, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Fabiano Caruana as top-seeds USA beat India in Open category; women trump Poland 3-1Anand's shock defeat to Caruana proved costly to India as they dropped to 14th place on the leaderboard. Women, however, cruised to a 3-1 win over Poland.
Sep 26, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Vintage Anand leads India to commanding win over Austria; women blank Venezuela 4-0Viswanathan Anand's positional play was on point as the Indian ace trumped top-rated Austrian, GM Markus Ragger, at the Batumi Chess Olympiad on Tuesday.
Sep 24, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India rest Viswanathan Anand for tournament-opener against El SalvadorFifth seed Indian men, minus Anand, will take on El Salvador in the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia, on Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand to lead India's quest for elusive gold in biennial eventWith the inclusion of Anand, this will be the strongest Indian team to participate in any chess Olympiad thus far.
Jul 18, 2018
Viswanathan Anand says result of Chess Olympiad will reflect India's growth in sportVishwanathan Anand said, "I am proud to have played part, (as a) catalyst and convinced a lot of people to try out chess. I was the first Grand Master in 1987 and now we have 52. So that's quite a growth."
Jan 07, 2018
Viswanathan Anand feels India has a good chance of winning gold at the Chess OlympiadAnand, the Chennai-based Grand Master had recently expressed his desire to be part of the Chess Olympiad to held in Georgia later this year.
Sep 14, 2016
Chess Olympiad: Harikrishna holds Magnus Carlsen as India finish in a creditable top 6 positionA slip at the last hurdle saw both the Indian Men and Women teams missing their slenderest chances of a podium finish, in the eleventh and final round of the Chess Olympiad.