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Chess World Cup: Vidit Gujrathi loses second game men's quarter-finals to Jan-Krzystof Duda
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Chess World Cup: Vidit Gujrathi loses second game men's quarter-finals to Jan-Krzystof Duda

The 26-year old India No.3 faltered against his Polish opponent in a 50-move encounter after having drawn the first game of the two-game mini-match on Wednesday.

Chess World Cup: Vidit Gujrathi, Vasif Durarbayli play out draw in first of two-game mini match
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Chess World Cup: Vidit Gujrathi, Vasif Durarbayli play out draw in first of two-game mini match

Grandmaster Gujrathi, ranked 22 in the world, and enjoying a higher FIDE rating than his rival, settled for a draw in 56 moves in a Slav variation game which stretched for over four hours.

Chess World Cup: India's R Praggnanandhaa, B Adhiban win in first game of second round
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Chess World Cup: India's R Praggnanandhaa, B Adhiban win in first game of second round

Chennai lad Praggnanandha got the better of the experienced Gabriel Sargissian (Armenia) and Adhiban posted a crushing win over Neuris Delgado Ramirez in just 22 moves in the men's event.

Viswanathan Anand returns to over-the-board action after a year in Croatia, to resume rivalry with Garry Kasparov
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Viswanathan Anand returns to over-the-board action after a year in Croatia, to resume rivalry with Garry Kasparov

The Indian maestro's last over-the-board event was in March 2020 before COVID-19 and related restrictions put a halt to sporting action across the globe.

Airthings Masters Chess Championship: P Harikrishna slips to 10th spot after one loss, three draws on day 2
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Airthings Masters Chess Championship: P Harikrishna slips to 10th spot after one loss, three draws on day 2

The India number two now has 3.5 points and has three more games to attempt to finish in the top eight and qualify for the knockout phase.

Airthings Masters Chess Championship: Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna holds Magnus Carlsen in fourth round
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Airthings Masters Chess Championship: Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna holds Magnus Carlsen in fourth round

The game between P Harikrishna and Magnus Carlsen ended in 24 moves after the players repeated the moves.

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen suffers first defeat in more than two years, loses to Jan-Krzysztof Duda
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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen suffers first defeat in more than two years, loses to Jan-Krzysztof Duda

Polish grandmaster Jan-Krzysztof Duda brought an end to Magnus Carlsen's 125 games unbeaten streak.

Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So emerge joint winners in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz; P Harikrishna finishes seventh
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Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So emerge joint winners in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz; P Harikrishna finishes seventh

Harikrishna's solitary win on the final day of the tournament came against American Jeffrey Xiong, the lowest rated player in the field, as he suffered four losses to go with three draws. He was tied for seventh place with Xiong.

India's P Harikrishna maintains fifth place; Wesley So in top spot at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament
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India's P Harikrishna maintains fifth place; Wesley So in top spot at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament

The win allowed So to take the lead after nine rounds of the Rapid competition with two days of Blitz events to come. Carlsen crashed to a 46-move defeat at the hands of Russian Alexander Grischuk.

P Harikrishna slips to fifth spot after two defeats; Magnus Carlsen leads in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament
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P Harikrishna slips to fifth spot after two defeats; Magnus Carlsen leads in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament

Harikrishna, who shared the lead with Lev Aronian after three rounds, lost the fourth round of the Rapid event to Nepomniachtchi, then drew with Armenian Aronian before losing the sixth to Carlsen.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Vasyl Ivanchuk, finishes campaign with eighth defeat
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Vasyl Ivanchuk, finishes campaign with eighth defeat

Viswanathan Anand finished ninth in the standings with 7 match points and a solitary win (over Boris Gelfand) on his debut in the Magnus Carlsen Tour.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to seventh defeat; Magnus Carlsen overcomes Ian Nepomniachtchi's challenge
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to seventh defeat; Magnus Carlsen overcomes Ian Nepomniachtchi's challenge

Viswanathan Anand lies last in the Legends of Chess table with six points with Ding Liren and Peter Leko.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand finally breaks losing streak with victory over Boris Gelfand in seventh round
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand finally breaks losing streak with victory over Boris Gelfand in seventh round

Anand then settled for a 46-move draw in the third game against his 2012 world championship challenger.

Legends of Chess: Ian Nepomniachtchi inflicts another defeat on former world champion Viswanathan Anand
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Legends of Chess: Ian Nepomniachtchi inflicts another defeat on former world champion Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand, who is making his debut on the Magnus Carlsen Tour, lies ninth in the table with three points.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand suffers fifth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Vasyl Ivanchuk to stay on top
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand suffers fifth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Vasyl Ivanchuk to stay on top

Anand got off to a good start and won the first game of the best-of-four contest. The next two games were drawn before Leko levelled by winning the fourth.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Boris Gelfand
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Boris Gelfand

Viswanathan Anand and Anish Giri played out four draws before the Dutch player pulled off a win in the Armageddon game (a tie-break)

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand tastes defeat against Magnus Carlsen; Anish Giri beats Vladimir Kramnik
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand tastes defeat against Magnus Carlsen; Anish Giri beats Vladimir Kramnik

In best-of-four contest former World Champion Viswanathan Anand lost 1.5-2.5 to reigning World No 1 Magnus Carlsen

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Peter Svidler in opening round; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Peter Svidler in opening round; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri

Viswanathan Anand, making his maiden appearance on the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, drew the first three games of the best-of-four contest before losing the final game on Tuesday.

Firstpost Masterclass: Practice, reflect and be mindful, Vidit Gujrathi delves into the making of chess Grandmaster
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Firstpost Masterclass: Practice, reflect and be mindful, Vidit Gujrathi delves into the making of chess Grandmaster

In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Vidit Gurathi dives deep into the mental and the physical aspects of chess, his training, playing style, and what it takes to be a Super Grandmaster.

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen unveils online series of tournaments with $1 million prize purse
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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen unveils online series of tournaments with $1 million prize purse

The Norwegian was absent when the World Chess Federation (FIDE) held an online Nations Cup between Russia, United States, Europe, China, India and a Rest of the World team