Nihal Sarin, Rakshitta Ravi and D Gukesh win gold medals at Online World Youth and Cadet Rapid Chess Championships
The games were played in best of two Rapid 15 mins + 10 seconds increment in the tournament where a 1-1 tie will result in Armageddon (sudden death tie-break games).
In the first match, India rode on Adhiban's win while Nihal Sarin, SP Sethuraman and K Sasikiran drew their games.
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.
The title win earned the 16-year old Sarin $8,766 and enabled him to qualify for the 2020 Speed Chess Championship Final which will feature the world's best players.
Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly will lead the Indian men's team in the Asian Online Nations (Regions) Cup Team Championship.
Online Chess Olympiad: An interactive look at the performances of each member of India's gold medal winning team
An interactive look at the performances of each member of the Indian chess team that won a gold medal at the Online Chess Olympiad.
The internet that made it possible for Chess to carry on in these unprecedented times, injected a new life in the sport during the lockdown and even ushered in a trusted fan base almost proved to be the Indian team’s undoing on Sunday.
Viswanathan Anand: 'Internet issue at Chess Olympiad final was not India's fault, we were ready to re-play games'
Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand, India captain Vidit Gujarati said that internet issue was not India's fault. The team had taken all precautions and were ready to honour any decision that FIDE deemed right.
'It's been long time': Viswanathan Anand hopes Chess Olympiad success leads to national awards for the sport
Viswanathan Anand also said that Chess Olympiad success highlighted the depth of Indian chess
India fashioned a resounding turnaround to beat Poland in the semi-finals of Online Chess Olympiad and will face either USA or Russia in the summit clash on Sunday
Online Chess Olympiad 2020: Vidit S Gujrathi, D Harika and Nihal Sarin win as India reach semis after Armenia lose appeal
India had won the first round of matches 3.5-2.5 with captain Vidit S Gujrathi, D Harika and Nihal Sarin posting victories
With 16 points after five rounds, Chess Gurukul is atop the points table. Desi Boys is in second spot with 14.5 points followed by Undercover Agents and Superkids, both with 14 points
A total of 10 teams will take part in the tournament which will see the participation of over 25 Indian Grandmasters.
Viswanathan Anand, Yuzvendra Chahal involved in online chess game, help raise Rs 8.8 lakh for charity
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand and India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal among others took part in an online chess charity event, raising Rs 8.8 lakh for the waste pickers' community fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
A total of 17 Grandmasters and over 180 chess players came together to take part in an online blitz event to raise over Rs 2.39 lakh towards the PM CARES Fund for COVID-19 relief.
Anish, who won the Shenzhen Masters this year, said he's keen on putting a good show at the 2020 Candidates in Yekaterinburg, Russia from March 15 to April 5.
World Blitz Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Kateryna Lagno clinch blitz titles; Nihal Sarin impresses with 11th place finish
After the dust of the battles had settled Magnus Carlsen and Kateryna Lagno had emerged as the world champions, remaining unbeaten through the course of the tournament.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 82: Kosovo's participation at the World Boxing Championships, AITA administrative changes and more
Donjeta Sadiku's participation at the Women's World Boxing Championships, AITA administrative changes — we discuss these stories and more on Episode 82 of Spodcast.
Viswanathan Anand says Nihal Sarin can be future world champion after being forced to a draw by the 14-year-old
Impressed with India consistently churning out talented chess players, Anand said it seems there is a movement but was baffled what happens to them when they start maturing.
Abhijeet Gupta and Jeffery Xiong beat Vidit Gujrathi and Richard Rapport, respectively to take joint lead at the Isle of Man Masters.