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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.
Apr 13, 2018
China’s match against rest of the world proves its chess potential, leaves vital lessons for IndiaThe 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.
Apr 02, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic, Round 2: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave; Nikita Vitiugov on topWhile the round per se was spectacular, it brought disappointment to Indian fans as Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand lost to the French number one Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
Mar 13, 2018
Reykjavik Open 2018: 13-year-old Nihal Sarin proves his genius by inching closer towards being a GrandmasterSarin has performed stupendously at the Reykjavik Open right from the very first round. So far, he has scored an unbeaten 5.5/7, winning four and drawing three of his games.
Mar 12, 2018
Reykjavik Open 2018: Nihal Sarin holds five-time US champion Gata Kamsky, B Adhiban joins leaders after Round 6As a result of his opening choice, Sarin did get a nice space advantage. However, Kamsky, it seemed, was in absolutely no mood to exchange any pawns.
Feb 15, 2018
FIDE's bank accounts frozen after president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov faces US curbs due to alleged Syrian government linksKirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian who has headed FIDE for over two decades, was placed under US sanctions in 2015, accused of aiding the Syrian government.
Nov 23, 2017
World Juniors: R Praggnanandhaa scores GM norm, but errors at crucial moments look to have cost titleScoring an unbeaten 6.5/8 against four Grand Masters, three International Masters and one FIDE master, Praggnanandhaa amassed a rating performance of 2,749 - 149 points more than the required performance rating.
Nov 21, 2017
World Juniors: 12-year-old R Praggnanandhaa chases youngest Grand Master dream, throws tournament wide openPraggnanandhaa might be only 12-years-old but he is a force to be reckoned with. In May last year - at the age of 10 years, 10 months and 19 days - he became the youngest International Master in the history of chess.
Nov 17, 2017
World Juniors: Harsha Bharathakoti quickly off the mark, Aravindh Chithambaram suffers shock defeatAt the end of three rounds, IM Harsha Bharathakoti was in joint lead with a perfect score of 3.0/3. A whisker away from him were two of the highest-rated GMs from India at the event, Murali Karthikeyan and SL Narayanan.
Sep 16, 2017
FIDE World Cup 2017: Anton Kovalyov could have been wiser, but hard done by organisers in shorts scandalIf Kovalyov’s offense can be noticed and acted upon after it had been unnoticed for two rounds, then surely, Kovalyov could have given time until the next round to amend his dressing.