Women Speed Chess Championships: India's R Vaishali eliminated in semi-final defeat to Anna Ushenina
Vaishali, elder sister of young prodigy R Praggnanandhaa, had reached the semi-finals with wins over WIM Munkhzul Turmunkh in the quarter-final and former world champion Antaoneta Stefanova in the opening round.
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.
R Praggnanandhaa, D Gukesh and P Iniyan – the teen brigade of Indian chess is unfazed about being confined to home due to the national lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus
Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa grabs joint second position after Shakhriyar Mamedyarov's withdrawal from Gibraltar Chess Festival
Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa grabbed the joint second position with six points after his opponent and top-seed Shakhriyar Mamedyarov withdrew from the eighth round due to illness in the Masters category of the 18th Gibraltar Chess festival.
R Praggnanandhaa's five-match winning spree came to halt after the teenager went down to China's Wang Hao in the seventh round at the 18th Gibraltar Chess festival.
Young Indian Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa stuns former world champion Veselin Topalov in Gibraltar chess festival
Young Indian Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa pulled off a huge upset, beating former world champion Veselin Topalov in the sixth round of the 18th Gibraltar chess festival to record his fifth straight win.
Vladimir Kramnik to coach 14 young Indian chess players including D Gukesh and R Praggnanandhaa in Chennai camp
Kramnik was quoted as saying in a release that he was happy to be coaching the Indian youngsters again.
This will be the second chess coaching camp to be conducted by Kramnik for Indian players after the first one was held in Geneva for six young players.
World Youth Chess Championship 2019: R Praggnanandhaa, Mrudul begin India's campaign with brisk wins
India began their campaign in the World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC) on a thumping note, with Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa, Woman Candidate Master Mrudul Dehankar and Woman International Master Divya Deshmukh scoring emphatic victories in Round 1.
Kramnik, who retired recently, will coach the six young players from 14 to 25 August, an organiser of the camp told PTI.
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.
Isle of Man Masters: Michael Adams steps up the leaderboard beating Abhijeet Gupta; Viswanathan Anand retains second place
At the conclusion of the antepenultimate round of the Isle of Man Masters, English numero uno, Michael Adams added himself to the leading pack. On the seventh board, Adams defeated GM Abhijeet Gupta with the white pieces
Abhijeet Gupta and Jeffery Xiong beat Vidit Gujrathi and Richard Rapport, respectively to take joint lead at the Isle of Man Masters.
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.
After the drawing of lots, R Praggnanandhaa was paired against the World No 2 (rapid), Wesley So in the first round.
Meet child prodigy R Praggnanandhaa, India's youngest grandmaster and the new poster boy for chess in the country
In his short career of playing chess, Praggnanandhaa has seen both the heights of stardom and the bottoms of loneliness. Through all these fluctuations he has come out strong.
India's R Praggnanandhaa has become the country's youngest and the world's second youngest Grandmaster at the age of 12 years, 10 months and 13 days after reaching the final round of the ongoing Grendine Open in Italy.
In the final round of the Reykjavik Open, India’s Adhiban Baskaran held Turkish Grandmaster Mustafa Yilmaz to a draw to bag the title prize at the Reykjavik Open.