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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.

Strange LAN: How the internet gave (and almost took away) India its Chess Olympiad gold
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Strange LAN: How the internet gave (and almost took away) India its Chess Olympiad gold

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.

Women's Speed Chess Championships: Koneru Humpy, D Harika bow out in quarter-finals as Indian challenge ends
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Women's Speed Chess Championships: Koneru Humpy, D Harika bow out in quarter-finals as Indian challenge ends

Humpy was no match for Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia, going down 2-9 while Harika was ousted by World No 1 Hou Yifan of China 3-7 in her last-eight clash.

Women Speed Chess Championships: Koneru Humpy beats R Vaishali to enter quarter-finals
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Women Speed Chess Championships: Koneru Humpy beats R Vaishali to enter quarter-finals

Humpy, the world number two, jumped to an early lead against her compatriot and sealed an easy win in the FIDE Chess.com event.

Women Speed Chess Championships: India's R Vaishali beats World No 7 Anna Muzychuk in first round
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Women Speed Chess Championships: India's R Vaishali beats World No 7 Anna Muzychuk in first round

Vaishali, who had finished fourth in the first leg, came back from 2-4 down to oust the experienced Ukrainian by winning the last two bullet games

Women Speed Chess Championships: India's R Vaishali eliminated in semi-final defeat to Anna Ushenina
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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.

Young Grandmaster Vaishali stuns former world champion Antaoneta Stefanova
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Young Grandmaster Vaishali stuns former world champion Antaoneta Stefanova

The Chennai-based Vaishali will take on International Master Munkhzul Turmunkh of Mongolia in the quarter-finals.

Indian GM P Magesh Chandran wins 95th edition of Hastings International Chess Congress
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Indian GM P Magesh Chandran wins 95th edition of Hastings International Chess Congress

P Magesh Chandran with a FIDE rating of 2479, remained unbeaten and finished in clear first place with 7.5 points from nine games after securing a 33-move draw in the final round against compatriot G A Stany, also a GM on Sunday

Meet child prodigy R Praggnanandhaa, India's youngest grandmaster and the new poster boy for chess in the country
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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 Vidit Gujrathi, R Vaishali clinch bronze medal at Asian Chess Championship
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India's Vidit Gujrathi, R Vaishali clinch bronze medal at Asian Chess Championship

India's Vidit Santhosh Gujrathi and R Vaishali settled for third spot in the open and women's sections after the ninth and final round of the Asian Chess Championship in Chengdu, China, on Saturday.