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Jan 24, 2019
Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen cements top spot after beating Viswanathan Anand; Vidit Gujrathi impresses with winCarlsen, as he is known to do, kept probing in an attempt to trick his opponent. On his 70th turn, Anand made a critical error that threw away the game. He had to resign just six moves later.
Jan 21, 2019
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Shakhriayar Mamedyarov; shares lead with Magnus CarlsenViswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory over Shakhriayar Mamedyartov of Azerbaijan in the eighth round to share the lead with Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.
Jan 19, 2019
Undeterred Vidit Gujrathi keeps nervousness at bay against top guns halfway into Tata Steel MastersRegardless of the accomplishments of his opponents, Vidit Gujrathi remains undeterred and is looking forward to playing each game as it comes.
Jan 12, 2019
Tata Steel Chess 2019 poised for a spectacular start with likes of Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen in frayDefending champion Magnus Carlsen will be eyeing his seventh title. Meanwhile, Anand will try to level scores with the reigning World Champion by clinching the sixth Tata Steel trophy of his career.
Jan 07, 2019
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand says India has amazing depth in 8-20 age group, wants proper platforms for young talentStressing that there is amazing depth in age group 8-20 in the country, multiple-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand on Monday said the need of the hour was to give them platforms to train and compete.
Dec 31, 2018
World Blitz Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Kateryna Lagno clinch blitz titles; Nihal Sarin impresses with 11th place finishAfter the dust of the battles had settled Magnus Carlsen and Kateryna Lagno had emerged as the world champions, remaining unbeaten through the course of the tournament.
Dec 30, 2018
World Blitz Championship: Vladislav Artemiev, Magnus Carlsen take lead; Viswanathan Anand experiences mixed Day 1Viswanathan Anand, who was within a point’s distance from the leaders until the sixth round, began to slip lower down the leaderboard due to back to back draws in Rounds 6 and 7. In the eighth round, he suffered a shocking loss to Anton Korobov.
Dec 29, 2018
World Rapid Chess Championship: Russia's Daniil Dubov clinches maiden title; Ju Wenjun wins in the women’s groupRussian Grandmaster Daniil Dubov finished clear first, half a point ahead of his nearest rival, and was crowned as the World Rapid Champion of 2018.
Dec 27, 2018
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after day oneIn the inaugural round, before Carlsen had faced any real 'usurpers' like Nakamura, Mamedyarov or the reigning champion Anand, he suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Ukrainian GM Adam Tukhaev.
Dec 20, 2018
GA Stany interview: 'My only regret is that I could not become a Grandmaster when my father was alive'Besides the crowning of a new national champion, the National Chess Championship also witnessed India get its 58th Grandmaster in GA Stany.