The Goa youngster had taken part in a camp organised by Microsense in Chennai late in 2019 when former world champions Vladimir Kramnik and Boris Gelfand trained a number of Indian players.
Asian Online Nations Chess Cup 2020: India women’s team beats Kyrgyzstan to reach semis, men's team also progress
The top-seeded Indian women’s team on Friday stormed into the semi-finals of the Asian Nations (Regions) Online Cup 2020 Championship, while their male counterparts eked out a fighting win over Mongolia to secure the last four berth.
Viswanathan Anand interview: 'When I look at people who can break a racquet or headbutt someone, I respect that!'
Viswanathan Anand talks about being an outsider when he first emerged into international chess, eschewing conflict, wanting to be a nice guy when he was younger, getting into astronomy by accident and more.
World Youth Olympiad: India win their second straight silver with inspiring show from GM Arjun Erigaisi and Sankalp Gupta
India claimed their second successive silver in the event. An important difference this time, however, was that the team was missing two of its biggest stars, R Praggnanandhaa and Nihal Sarin
World Women’s Chess Championship: Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli advance to second round; Padmini Rout, Bhakti Kulkarni ousted
After the first round second seed Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli have advanced to the next stage, while Padmini Rout and Bhakti Kulkarni have been eliminated.
World Women’s Chess Championship: Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli lead Indian charge in 64-player event
Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli, being the highest-rated Indians, are India's strongest contenders for the World Women’s Chess Championship title.
R Praggnanandhaa scored a major upset defeating elite GM Pavel Eljanov while Viswanathan Anand and Vidit Gujrathi were held to a draw by lower-ranked players.
Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India beat Netherlands to stay in medal contention; women outclass Peru 3-1
A draw or a loss in the last two rounds would, without a doubt, mean end of the road for India, but if the team manages to win both of its last two games, it might make the cut for a medal.
World Junior Chess Championship: India's Harsha Bharathakoti top of the leaderboard with perfect score
It 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.
Viswanathan Anand vs Garry Kasparov: A classic rivalry set to revive at Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz event
Marvelling the tactical sharpness of Viswanathan Anand and Garry Kasparov, one could not help getting excited that these two masters will be once again battle each other
After facing a lot of criticism, boycotts and controversies, the Women’s World Chess Championship is about to kick off on Saturday in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
India chess ace Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday said his performance in 2016 was steady and will look to build on it in the present year.
Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli came up with an inspiring performance to register one win, two draws and one loss on day two of the 2016 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships
At the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2016, Indian grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly had a great opportunity to beat Magnus Carlsen but let him off the hook.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the third round of London Chess Classic tournament on Monday.
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out yet another easy draw against Levon Aronian of Armenia to remain in joint second position after the end of the seventh round of Norway chess tournament,
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand pushed yet again but could not break the solid defences of Anish Giri of Holland and had to settle for a second straight draw in the Norway chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour.
Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen from a winning position to finish fifth in the blitz event that acts as a curtain raiser for the Norway Chess tournament which begins here today.