Articles about Chess
21 Feb 2022Sports
Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa (16) on Monday defeated world champion, Magnus Carlsen, in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters rapid chess tournament.
03 Jan 2022India
Disabled chess player Malika Handa said on Sunday that the Punjab administration told her she could not get a job or a monetary reward as promised.
27 Aug 2021Sports
Indian Grandmaster SP Sethuraman won the Barcelona Open chess tournament title in Barcelona while compatriot Karthikeyan Murali finished third in the tournament.
17 Jul 2021Sports
Indian Grandmasters R Praggnanandhaa, B Adhiban, and Nihal Sarin sailed into the third round of the men's event in the FIDE Chess World Cup in Sochi on Friday.
14 Jul 2021Sports
India's young stars R Praggnanandhaa, Nihal Sarin, and P Iniyan advanced to the second round of the men's event in the FIDE World Cup chess tournament in Russia on Tuesday.
12 Jul 2021Sports
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand finished second in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb on Sunday with an impressive performance, accentuated by his two victories over long-time rival Garry Kasparov.
09 Jul 2021Sports
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Russia's Alexander Grischuk in the sixth round of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament on Thursday.
08 Jul 2021Sports
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand started with a fluent win over Dutch Grandmaster Jorden van Foreest before faltering against France's Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the second round of the rapid event in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament that began in Zagreb on Wednesday.
02 Jul 2021Sports
Youngster Abhimanyu Mishra has become the world's youngest chess Grandmaster.
14 Jun 2021Entertainment
Some days back, we reported that Aamir Khan will play a chess game against ex-champion Viswanathan Anand to raise COVID-19 funds.
14 Dec 2020Entertainment
Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to co-produce and direct an upcoming biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.
05 Dec 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
India and Russia were declared as the joint winners of the 2020 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
24 Aug 2020Sports
15-year-old Indian chess sensation R Praggnanandhaa starred for the nation in the ongoing FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
22 Apr 2020Sports
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
13 Oct 2019Sports
India's R Praggnanandhaa clinched the World Youth Chess Championship, claiming the coveted gold in the Under-18 Open category in Mumbai.
29 Aug 2019Sports
15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.
22 Jul 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
14 Nov 2018Sports
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.
24 Aug 2018Sports
India's Soundarya Pradhan won the silver medal in the World Juniors (Chess) for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
15 Aug 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.
06 Aug 2018Sports
Considered by many as the greatest chess player who ever lived, Garry Kasparov is a genius par excellence.
30 Jul 2018Sports
Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.
24 Jun 2018Sports
R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.
28 Dec 2017Sports
Former world champion Vishwanathan Anand stunned the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.