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.
22 Apr 2020
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
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.
24 Aug 2018
India's Soundarya Pradhan won the silver medal in the World Juniors (Chess) for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Aug 2017
Recently, Praggnanandhaa, who is only 12 years old, became the youngest chess player ever to cross 2500 FIDE-rating points.
01 Apr 2017
Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala beat England's Michael Adams at the Shenzhen Masters, to bounce back from his loss in the previous match against Chinese player Yangyi Yu.