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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 27, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India cruise to emphatic win over Canada in Open category, women held to 2-2 draw by SerbiaIndia continued their strong showing at the Batumi Chess Olympiad, winning in the Open category and drawing in the women's section.
Sep 25, 2018
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India claim dominating wins in open and women's groupsBatumi Chess Olympiad: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India kick off with dominating wins in both groups
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.
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.