14 Dec 2020
Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to co-produce and direct an upcoming biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.
05 Dec 2020
A 12-member Indian team bagged its first-ever gold medal at the FIDE (International Chess Federation) Online Chess Olympiad in August 2020.
30 Aug 2020
India and Russia were declared as the joint winners of the 2020 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
24 Aug 2020
15-year-old Indian chess sensation R Praggnanandhaa starred for the nation in the ongoing FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
22 Apr 2020
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
13 Oct 2019
India's R Praggnanandhaa clinched the World Youth Chess Championship, claiming the coveted gold in the Under-18 Open category in Mumbai.
29 Aug 2019
15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.
22 Jul 2019
In an interesting development, former world champion and legend Vladimir Kramnik will train six Indian chess players in Geneva from August 14 to 25.
20 Jul 2019
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
14 Nov 2018
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is currently defending his title against America's Caruana and the 12-match game is yet to produce a leader.
25 Sep 2018
2018 Chess Olympiad, the 43rd edition of the tournament, kick-started on September 23 and will go on till October 6.
04 Sep 2018
Chess is a game of the mind, which can only be won by out-thinking your opponent.
24 Aug 2018
India's Soundarya Pradhan won the silver medal in the World Juniors (Chess) for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
19 Aug 2018
Mikhail Tal was the 8th Chess World Champion. The Soviet Grandmaster is widely regarded as a creative genius and one of the best attacking players in the world.
15 Aug 2018
Nihal Sarin has become India's 53rd Grandmaster after drawing in the eighth round of the Abu Dhabi masters against Uzbekistan's Temur Kuybokarov.
13 Aug 2018
The sister of R Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali R, became India's latest Woman Grandmaster (WGM) after earning her third and final WGM norm at Riga Technical University Open at Latvia.
11 Aug 2018
Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family were sent a letter by the United Kingdom Home Ministry, asking them to leave the country by September 10.
10 Aug 2018
One of the greatest chess players ever, Vishwanathan Anand has won everything a player can think of.
10 Aug 2018
Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.
07 Aug 2018
Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family have been sent a letter by the UK Home Ministry, asking them to leave the United Kingdom by September 10.
06 Aug 2018
Considered by many as the greatest chess player who ever lived, Garry Kasparov is a genius par excellence.
04 Aug 2018
Chess, as the game we know today, evolved in the 15th century in Europe.
01 Aug 2018
American chess icon, Bobby Fischer, is one of the greatest chess players of all time.
30 Jul 2018
Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.
29 Jul 2018
In the history of chess, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of masterpieces that can be studied to learn the beauty of the game.
28 Jul 2018
One of the oldest and most complicated games ever invented, chess has a rich and varied legacy.
22 Jul 2018
Chess is said to have originated in India and then sent to Europe via the Arab world.
18 Jul 2018
Chess is a unique game in its own accord.
24 Jun 2018
R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.
28 Dec 2017
Former world champion Vishwanathan Anand stunned the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.
28 Dec 2017
Saudi Arabia has sparked controversy by denying visas to seven Israeli players who were to participate in the ongoing King Salman Rapid and Blitz World Chess Championship in Riyadh.
21 Dec 2017
The world of chess has been left stunned after the FIDE 2018 World Chess Championship unveiled its logo. It looks like a 'Kama Sutra' logo, at best.
07 Dec 2017
Google has claimed that its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence (AI) program has defeated Stockfish 8, the world's leading specialist software, in chess.
08 Sep 2017
On Thursday, Canadian World No. 109 Anton Kovalyov knocked out Indian chess mastermind Vishwanathan Anand in the second round of the World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia.
06 Sep 2017
On Monday, chess mastermind Viswanathan Anand secured his place in the second round by holding Malaysia's Li Tian Yeoh to a draw at the ongoing Chess World Cup in Tbilisi.
02 Sep 2017
They say, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going.'
22 Aug 2017
Recently, Praggnanandhaa, who is only 12 years old, became the youngest chess player ever to cross 2500 FIDE-rating points.
14 Aug 2017
The game of 64 squares is back in the spotlight, as its greatest champion returns to centre stage.
22 Jul 2017
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand is taking some time off as he wants to to focus on the next month's Rapid & Blitz Chess tournament in St Louis.