Articles about Chess
17 Jul 2021
Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa, Adhiban, Sarin advance to third round
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 2021
Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa, Nihal Sarin, Iniyan enter second round
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 2021
Anand beats Kasparov, finishes second in Croatia Grand Chess Tour
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 2021
Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Anand held to draw in sixth-round
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 2021
Mixed fortunes for Anand in Croatia Grand Chess Tour event
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 2021
Chess: Here is the journey of youngest Grandmaster Abhimanyu Mishra
Youngster Abhimanyu Mishra has become the world's youngest chess Grandmaster.
14 Jun 2021
Aamir Khan quits chess-match against Viswanathan Anand before end time
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 2020
Aanand L Rai to direct chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand's biopic
Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to co-produce and direct an upcoming biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.
05 Dec 2020
Chess Olympiad-winning Indian team paid custom duty: Here's why
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
FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: India-Russia declared joint winners
India and Russia were declared as the joint winners of the 2020 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
24 Aug 2020
FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: R Praggnanandhaa shines for India
15-year-old Indian chess sensation R Praggnanandhaa starred for the nation in the ongoing FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
22 Apr 2020
Viswanathan Anand to represent India in online Nations Cup chess
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
13 Oct 2019
World Youth Chess Championship: Praggnanandhaa claims U-18 gold
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
#NewsBytesExclusive: India's 64th GM Prithu Gupta on his chess journey
15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.
22 Jul 2019
Indian chess players to be trained by Vladimir Kramnik
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
Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
14 Nov 2018
World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy
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
Chess Olympiad 2018: All you need to know
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: 5 strategies to improve your performance
Chess is a game of the mind, which can only be won by out-thinking your opponent.
24 Aug 2018
Visually-challenged Soundarya Pradhan brings glory to India
India's Soundarya Pradhan won the silver medal in the World Juniors (Chess) for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
19 Aug 2018
The mad genius of Mikhail Tal
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
Chess: 14-year-old Nihal Sarin has become India's newest Grandmaster
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
Vaishali R becomes India's latest Woman Grandmaster
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
Indian chess prodigy Shreyas granted right to stay in UK
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
The first Indian Grandmaster: Vishwanathan Anand
One of the greatest chess players ever, Vishwanathan Anand has won everything a player can think of.
10 Aug 2018
The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined
Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.
07 Aug 2018
9-year-old India chess prodigy asked to leave UK
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
Garry Kasparov: The chess player who broke all records
Considered by many as the greatest chess player who ever lived, Garry Kasparov is a genius par excellence.
04 Aug 2018
Explainer: The rules of classical chess
Chess, as the game we know today, evolved in the 15th century in Europe.
01 Aug 2018
The mad genius of Bobby Fischer
American chess icon, Bobby Fischer, is one of the greatest chess players of all time.
30 Jul 2018
Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?
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
5 best chess games of all time
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
Chess records that might never get broken
One of the oldest and most complicated games ever invented, chess has a rich and varied legacy.
22 Jul 2018
5 best Chess players from India
Chess is said to have originated in India and then sent to Europe via the Arab world.
18 Jul 2018
These are the best chess players of all time
Chess is a unique game in its own accord.
24 Jun 2018
Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster
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
Vishwanathan Anand beats World No.1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapids
Former world champion Vishwanathan Anand stunned the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.
28 Dec 2017
Saudi Araba denies visa to Israeli chess players
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
World Chess Championship 'Kama Sutra' logo stuns internet
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's AI engine self-learns chess in 4hours, beats leading program
Google has claimed that its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence (AI) program has defeated Stockfish 8, the world's leading specialist software, in chess.