Chess World Cup: Vidit Gujrathi through to third round with tie-break win, D Gukesh, Padmini Rout eliminated
However, the other Indian players involved in the tie-break — D Gukesh and Padmini Rout — bowed out of the tournament.
Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand ekes out draw against Russia's Daniil Dubov; Magnus Carlsen back in reckoning with win
Anand could not do much with his white pieces against Dubov on Wednesday although optically his position appeared to be preferable after the opening.
As has been the case throughout the event, Anand has been trying to play very complicated positions and the sixth round was no different.
World Rapid Chess Championship: Russia's Daniil Dubov clinches maiden title; Ju Wenjun wins in the women’s group
Russian Grandmaster Daniil Dubov finished clear first, half a point ahead of his nearest rival, and was crowned as the World Rapid Champion of 2018.
Teenager Nihal Sarin becomes India's 53rd Grandmaster despite losing in final round of Abu Dhabi Masters
The 14-year-old Nihal Sarin tallied 5.5 points out of a possible nine and the final GM norm came the Kerala boy's way with one round to spare.
The Chinese League includes the strongest grandmasters from all around the world and gives local players a chance to not only compete but also interact with them. Indian grandmasters hardly ever get such opportunities.
Tal Memorial Chess: Viswanathan Anand clinches rapid title after easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand
Anand finished with six points out of a possible nine, scoring four wins and four draws with his solitary loss coming against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.