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Online Chess Olympiad: An interactive look at the performances of each member of India's gold medal winning team
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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.

Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand eliminated after running out of steam; Magnus Carlsen wins title by big margin
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Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand eliminated after running out of steam; Magnus Carlsen wins title by big margin

Magnus Carlsen finished the tournament with a whopping 27 points and broke his own record in the Grand Chess tour, bettering his 26.5 points scored at Abidjan, Ivory Coast earlier this year.

Undeterred Vidit Gujrathi keeps nervousness at bay against top guns halfway into Tata Steel Masters
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Undeterred Vidit Gujrathi keeps nervousness at bay against top guns halfway into Tata Steel Masters

Regardless of the accomplishments of his opponents, Vidit Gujrathi remains undeterred and is looking forward to playing each game as it comes.

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India's chances of podium finish in doubt as men's and women's teams fail to win in round nine
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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India's chances of podium finish in doubt as men's and women's teams fail to win in round nine

In the penultimate round, India will play the Netherlands in the men's event while the women will be pitted against 37th seed Peru.

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand-led India score impressive wins in both open and women’s groups
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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand-led India score impressive wins in both open and women’s groups

Almost halfway into the 43rd World Chess Olympiad, the Indian team, spearheaded by Viswanathan Anand, scored another emphatic win over Paraguay.

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India claim dominating wins in open and women's groups
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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India claim dominating wins in open and women's groups

Batumi Chess Olympiad: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India kick off with dominating wins in both groups

Mallorca Grand Prix: P Harikrishna clings on to 2nd spot; Teimur Radjabov's Candidates qualification seems suspect
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Mallorca Grand Prix: P Harikrishna clings on to 2nd spot; Teimur Radjabov's Candidates qualification seems suspect

Pentala Harikrishna had white pieces against Francisco Vallejo Pons, played the English Opening and attacked his opponent's king enterprisingly. Right from the word 'go', Harikrishna's play was audacious.

FIDE World Cup 2017: From Viswanathan Anand's struggle to SP Sethuraman's rise, a look at how Indians fared
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FIDE World Cup 2017: From Viswanathan Anand's struggle to SP Sethuraman's rise, a look at how Indians fared

A single loss was sufficient for Anand to be knocked out of the World Cup. Such is the unforgiving nature of this format.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Vidit Gujrathi settles for draw after tactical error; SP Sethuraman plays solid game
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Vidit Gujrathi settles for draw after tactical error; SP Sethuraman plays solid game

Vidit could have made a very strong first game result by beating Ding Liren, but, he was not able to keep his nerves in the winning position and the game ended in a draw.

FIDE World Cup 2017: SP Sethuraman's technical skills too good for P Harikrishna; B Adhiban suffers defeat
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FIDE World Cup 2017: SP Sethuraman's technical skills too good for P Harikrishna; B Adhiban suffers defeat

In the third round, Vidit Gujrathi will be up against Chinese Grand Master Ding Liren, while Sethuraman will face Dutch No 1 Anish Giri.

FIDE World Cup 2017: After Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna also exits, as SP Sethuraman advances
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FIDE World Cup 2017: After Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna also exits, as SP Sethuraman advances

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna suffered a defeat at the hands of compatriot SP Sethuraman in the tie-breaker of the second round and exited the FIDE World Cup 2017.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand suffers earliest exit in a knockout event, but Vidit Gujrathi on track
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand suffers earliest exit in a knockout event, but Vidit Gujrathi on track

On Thursday, Kovalyov showed such solidity with white pieces that the five-time world champion, Anand had absolutely no way to break through.

FIDE World cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand hurt by tactical error, P Harikrishna on back foot after drab draw
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FIDE World cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand hurt by tactical error, P Harikrishna on back foot after drab draw

Anand had a advantageous position out of the opening but then went for a speculative piece sacrifice.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Pentala Harikrishna, B Adhiban ace the tie-breakers to ease into second round
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Pentala Harikrishna, B Adhiban ace the tie-breakers to ease into second round

The second game against Yuri Gonzalez Vidal was where Harikrishna was in some trouble, but calculated admirably to get out of danger.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand unhurried in easy round one win, P Harikrishna suffers shock defeat
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand unhurried in easy round one win, P Harikrishna suffers shock defeat

Anand looked relaxed and comfortable and his opponent choosing the Alapin Sicilian did not pose him too many problems. He came out of the opening without any difficulty.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event

As the biggest chess festival of 2017 begins in Tbilisi, here’s a look at the seven Indians, including Anand, and their chances at the 128-player event.

Vidit Gujrathi 'relieved' after crossing coveted 2,700 Elo rating, but bigger challenges lie ahead
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Vidit Gujrathi 'relieved' after crossing coveted 2,700 Elo rating, but bigger challenges lie ahead

Gujrathi had already made it clear that his next goal was to reach Elo 2,700. At the World Team Championship held earlier this year, he came very close.

Biel Chess Festival: P Harikrishna's 3rd place finish no mean feat, but errors at crucial moments still a bane
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Biel Chess Festival: P Harikrishna's 3rd place finish no mean feat, but errors at crucial moments still a bane

If Harikrishna keeps getting regular invitations to the top tournaments, and keeps weeding out errors, there is absolutely no reason why he shouldn’t be giving the top players a run for their money.

Biel International Chess Festival: Pentala Harikrishna plays out a hard-fought draw in fifth round
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Biel International Chess Festival: Pentala Harikrishna plays out a hard-fought draw in fifth round

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna played out a hard-fought draw against Peter Leko of Hungary in the fifth round of the 50th Biel chess festival here.

Biel International Chess Festival: Pentala Harikrishna labours to hard-fought draw in third round
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Biel International Chess Festival: Pentala Harikrishna labours to hard-fought draw in third round

Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna played out a hard-fought draw against former World No. 2 Alexander Morozevich of Russia in the third round of the 50th Biel International Chess Festival here.