FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Harika Dronavalli draws with Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk to remain in 7th position
Indian grandmaster Harika Dronavalli drew with Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk in the 10th round to remain seventh on the points table of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli held to draw by Zhansaya Abdumalik in seventh round
Dronavalli Harika could not overcome the challenge posed by her lower rated opponent Abdumalik (Elo 2471) in 30 moves in a game late on Monday.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika loses to Alexandra Kosteniuk, slips to third spot
Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika went down to former world champion Kosteniuk in the sixth round of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament to slip to third spot.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika draws with Russia's Alexandra Goryachkina in fifth round
Indian grandmaster Dronavalli Harika settled for a draw with Alexandra Goryachkina of Russia in the fifth round to remain in joint lead with 3.5 points at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika overcomes Nana Dzagnidze to register second straight win
Indian grandmaster Dronavalli Harika posted a second straight win, beating Nana Dzagnidze in the fourth round to remain in joint lead at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament.
Indian grandmaster Dronavalli Harika inflicted a defeat on world champion Ju Wenjun in the third round of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika fails to break French Marie Sebag's defence, settles for second consecutive draw
India's No 2 Dronavalli Harika pushed but could not break the defence of lower-ranked Marie Sebag and had to settle for a second consecutive draw in the FIDE Women's Grand Prix.
Cairns Cup Chess: India's Koneru Humpy claims second title in two months, will move to No 2 in world rankings
Humpy received USD 45,000 for winning the title in what is considered one of the strongest tournaments ever
Cairns Cup Chess: India's Koneru Humpy overcomes Russia's Alexandra Kosteniuk, shares joint lead with Chinese Wenjun Ju
India's Koneru Humpy defeated former world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in 61 moves in the sixth round of the Cairns Cup chess tournament to move into joint lead with Chinese ace Wenjun Ju.
First Indian woman on Everest, Bachendri Pal, conferred with Padma Bhushan; Sunil Chhetri, Sharath Kamal to get Padma Shri
Mountaineer Bachendri Pal was on Friday conferred with the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, while Gautam Gambhir, Bajrang Punia and Sunil Chhetri, among others, received the Padma Shri.
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand-led India score impressive wins in both open and women’s groups
Almost halfway into the 43rd World Chess Olympiad, the Indian team, spearheaded by Viswanathan Anand, scored another emphatic win over Paraguay.
Tata Steel Chess Round 1: Viswanathan Anand off the mark with a win; other Indian participants held to draws
After the first round, Anand has taken the lead by winning his game against the debutant, GM Maxim Matlakov. Carlsen, on the other hand, was held to a draw in his opening game by the world number two, Fabiano Caruana
While India dominated the proceedings for the major part of the match, the end was good for the Turkish team as they maintained their unbeatable run.
The Indian men surprisingly dropped 1.5 points despite being overwhelming rating favourites on all four boards but in the end the third victory on the trot was sweet taking them on to six points out of a possible nine.
A 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.
Fatigue seemed to take over Indian men as they suffered a 1.5 – 2.5 point defeat against Ukraine on the top table in the ninth round, while the women came up with a much better show to improve their medal prospects, at the Chess Olympiad being held at Baku, Azerbaijan.
Chess Olympiad: How Sethuraman scored a brilliant win over legendary Short to help India beat England
Riding on Sethuraman's brilliant comeback victory, India bounced back to defeat higher seeded England to share the lead, at the end of the eighth round of the Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan.
It was a story of the top and bottom wilting under pressure, while the middle being broken under the strength of the opposition, as India crashed to it's first defeat in the seventh round of the Chess Olympiad at Baku
While both Humpy and Harika got excellent chances to beat Muzychuk, the Ukrainian prevailed over them, thanks to some steely nerves.
Humpy was in a must win situation and she did not disappoint her fans by outclassing Mariya Muzychuk to force the match into the tiebreaker.