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Goa's 14-year-old Leon Mendonca becomes India's 67th Grandmaster
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Goa's 14-year-old Leon Mendonca becomes India's 67th Grandmaster

The Goa youngster had taken part in a camp organised by Microsense in Chennai late in 2019 when former world champions Vladimir Kramnik and Boris Gelfand trained a number of Indian players.

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)

Garry Kasparov to take part in six-team online Nations Cup chess tournament
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Garry Kasparov to take part in six-team online Nations Cup chess tournament

Some big chess names from recent decades will take part as Russia, United States, Europe, China, India and a Rest of the World team compete amid the coronavirus crisis with a prize fund of $180,000, FIDE said.

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand to lead India in Online Nations Cup
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Former world champion Viswanathan Anand to lead India in Online Nations Cup

The preliminary entry list includes three generations of the best players: from 50-year-old Anand (multiple-time world champion and still in the world's top-20) to the newest chess phenomenon, the 16-year-old Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja

India's 13-year old Grandmaster D Gukesh beats Harutyun Barseghyan to win 34th Cannes Open
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India's 13-year old Grandmaster D Gukesh beats Harutyun Barseghyan to win 34th Cannes Open

Gukesh also had three draws including one against compatriot G B Harshavardhan who finished with 5.5 points and took the 18th spot

Mind Master review: Viswanathan Anand's autobiography is an unflinching look at the career of India's greatest chess superstar
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Mind Master review: Viswanathan Anand's autobiography is an unflinching look at the career of India's greatest chess superstar

Having been a poster boy for India at chess, Viswanathan Anand still remains somewhat of an enigma for many Indians who cannot grasp the complexities of the sport he played. With Mind Master, the 50-year-old takes you behind the scenes into the sport and his life.

Viswanathan Anand seems past his prime but still extremely good and should continue, says Vladimir Kramnik
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Viswanathan Anand seems past his prime but still extremely good and should continue, says Vladimir Kramnik

Former world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik feels Indian icon Viswanathan Anand seems "past his prime" but remains "extremely good" for a 50-year-old and should continue for some more years.

Vladimir Kramnik to coach 14 young Indian chess players including D Gukesh and R Praggnanandhaa in Chennai camp
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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.

Viswanathan Anand recalls in autobiography how Anatoly Karpov's dig at his 'character' in 1998 spurred him
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Viswanathan Anand recalls in autobiography how Anatoly Karpov's dig at his 'character' in 1998 spurred him

Viswanathan Anand recalls in autobiography 'Mind Master' how Anatoly Karpov's dig at his 'character' in 1998 spurred him.

Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik to train upcoming Indian chess players in Spain
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Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik to train upcoming Indian chess players in Spain

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.

Shamkir Chess 2019: Magnus Carlsen's dominance over the past decade strengthens claim to 'greatest of all time' title
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Shamkir Chess 2019: Magnus Carlsen's dominance over the past decade strengthens claim to 'greatest of all time' title

Magnus Carlsen has now been world champion for five years since he defeated Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand in the latter’s own backyard of Chennai in November 2013.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 132 of Spodcast where we discuss 2020 T20 World Cup schedule, Indian women's hockey team's win and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 132 of Spodcast where we discuss 2020 T20 World Cup schedule, Indian women's hockey team's win and more

Here's the full script of Episode 132, where we discuss the schedule for next year’s T20 World Cup, Indian women's hockey team's win over Spain, Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik's retirement and other results, including Asian Cup and Premier League.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 132: Australia to host T20 World Cup in 2020, Qatar thrash UAE amid ugly scenes to reach final and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 132: Australia to host T20 World Cup in 2020, Qatar thrash UAE amid ugly scenes to reach final and more

In today's episode, we discuss the schedule for next year’s T20 World Cup, Indian women's hockey team's win over Spain, Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik's retirement and other results, including Asian Cup and Premier League.

Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik announces retirement from professional competition
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Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik announces retirement from professional competition

Kramnik, 43, made waves in 2000 when he defeated defending champion Garry Kasparov at the World Championship. Currently ranked seventh by the World Chess Federation, he became the undisputed world champion in 2006

Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen bags seventh title after holding Anish Giri; Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third
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Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen bags seventh title after holding Anish Giri; Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third

The thirteenth and final round of the Masters’ segment of Tata Steel Chess saw Magnus Carlsen hold Anish Giri to a draw in a 30-move long game to clinch the title

Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen cements top spot after beating Viswanathan Anand; Vidit Gujrathi impresses with win
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Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen cements top spot after beating Viswanathan Anand; Vidit Gujrathi impresses with win

Carlsen, as he is known to do, kept probing in an attempt to trick his opponent. On his 70th turn, Anand made a critical error that threw away the game. He had to resign just six moves later.

Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Shakhriayar Mamedyarov; shares lead with Magnus Carlsen
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Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Shakhriayar Mamedyarov; shares lead with Magnus Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory over Shakhriayar Mamedyartov of Azerbaijan in the eighth round to share the lead with Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.

Tata Steel Chess 2019 poised for a spectacular start with likes of Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen in fray
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Tata Steel Chess 2019 poised for a spectacular start with likes of Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen in fray

Defending champion Magnus Carlsen will be eyeing his seventh title. Meanwhile, Anand will try to level scores with the reigning World Champion by clinching the sixth Tata Steel trophy of his career.

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen dominates Fabiano Caruana in tiebreakers to defend title for third time
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World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen dominates Fabiano Caruana in tiebreakers to defend title for third time

After the record-breaking 12 draws in the classical games, the Magnus Carlsen dominated the tiebreaks by blanking Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in the four-game rapid mini-match.

World Chess Championship: Tiebreakers to determine the winner after Magnus Carlsen’s shocking draw offer
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World Chess Championship: Tiebreakers to determine the winner after Magnus Carlsen’s shocking draw offer

World Chess Championship: Tiebreakers to determine the winner after Magnus Carlsen’s shocking draw offer