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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.
Dec 20, 2017
Check-mating! FIDE World Championship 2018 logo stirs up controversy with bizarre designThe strange logo, created by the Moscow-based studio Shuka Design, depicts two chequered bodies wrapped around each other in a position right out of Kamasutra! And wait for this... there is chess board placed strategically between them.
Nov 26, 2017
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down, lamented 'betrayal by lieutenants', says reportZimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe cried and lamented “betrayal by his lieutenants” when he agreed to step down last week under pressure from the military
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 20, 2017
Mallorca Grand Prix: After three back to back draws, P Harikrishna needs to improve his gameThere are indeed six more rounds to go, but if Harikrishna continues to play in such lackadaisical manner, he will definitely find it difficult to reach the top of the charts.