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World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen Beats Ian Nepomniachtchi To Defend Title

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen Beats Ian Nepomniachtchi To Defend Title

Magnus Carlsen wins 60 percent of the 2 million-euro prize offered by the championship. Ian Nepomniachtchi said he was struggling to understand exactly what went wrong and at the moment had 'no idea.'

11 December 2021
Aanand L Rai On Vishwanathan Anand's Biopic: It's An Ambitious Film, Will Take Time

Aanand L Rai On Vishwanathan Anand's Biopic: It's An Ambitious Film, Will Take Time

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai reveals that he has already started scripting for the biopic on chess Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand's.

02 December 2021

Indian Chess Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi Finishes Third In Lindores Abbey Blitz Event

18-year old Arjun Erigaisi started in a brilliant manner and won all of his first nine games before slipping up.

Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Finishes 5th, Qualifies For Next Grand Prix Cycle

Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Finishes 5th, Qualifies For Next Grand Prix Cycle

India's Dronavalli Harika was tied for a joint third spot with Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine but eventually settled for fifth place on the basis of the tie-break...

08 November 2021

Teenager Sankalp Gupta Becomes India's 71st Chess Grandmaster

Maharashtra's Sankalp Gupta also touched the 2500 Elo rating mark during the tournament.

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01 November 2021
Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Draws With Natalija Pogonina

Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Draws With Natalija Pogonina

A couple of sub-optimal moves from Dronavalli Harika were enough to let the victory slip away. She and Pogonina split the point in a dead equal position.


31 October 2021
Grand Swiss Chess: P Harikrishna Notches Up Second Win, D Harika Held To A Draw In Round 4

Grand Swiss Chess: P Harikrishna Notches Up Second Win, D Harika Held To A Draw In Round 4

India no.3 P Harikrishna beat Armenia’s Sergey Movsesian in 56 moves in a Ruy Lopez game late on Saturday. He is among a bunch of players with 2.5 points.


29 October 2021
Chess: Mixed Luck For Indian Players In Grand Swiss Tournament

Chess: Mixed Luck For Indian Players In Grand Swiss Tournament

The Grand Swiss tournament and Women’s Grand Swiss 2021 are part of the qualifications for the 2021-23 World Championship cycle. The top two finishers will...


15 October 2021
Viswanathan Anand To Do Commentary During World Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand To Do Commentary During World Chess Championship

Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.


29 September 2021
World Chess Championship: India Beat France 3-1 In Final Preliminary Round Game

World Chess Championship: India Beat France 3-1 In Final Preliminary Round Game

Earlier in the fourth round, India lost 1-3 to top-seeded Russia late on Tuesday. India will play Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals.


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29 September 2021
World Team Chess Championship: Indian Women Beat Spain In Round 2

World Team Chess Championship: Indian Women Beat Spain In Round 2

India are currently placed at third with 4.5 points while Russia and Armenia occupy the top two spots. India will play Armenia on Tuesday.


27 September 2021
Women's World Chess Championship: India Settle For A Draw With Azerbaijan

Women's World Chess Championship: India Settle For A Draw With Azerbaijan

In other opening-round matches in Pool A, Russia trounced Spain 4-0 and Armenia edged out France 2.5-1.5. India plays Spain in the second round.


26 September 2021
There Are Many People With A Lot Of Promise At Junior Level: Anand On Future Of Indian Chess

There Are Many People With A Lot Of Promise At Junior Level: Anand On Future Of Indian Chess

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Sunday said the country has many immensely talented players at the junior level, and one of them can "hopefully" become a...


10 September 2021
Online Chess Olympiad: Unbeaten India Storms Into Quarterfinals

Online Chess Olympiad: Unbeaten India Storms Into Quarterfinals

On the final day of the league phase, India posted wins over Hungary and Moldova before sharing honours with Slovenia


21 August 2021
Chess Association Of India And AICF Announce Merger,  Ending Years Of Feud

Chess Association Of India And AICF Announce Merger, Ending Years Of Feud

AICF president of Sanjay Kapoor said that the warring factions both at the national and state level will now come together under the umbrella of the federation


18 July 2021
No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Holds Vladimir Kramnik, Wins Sparkassen Trophy

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Holds Vladimir Kramnik, Wins Sparkassen Trophy

The Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand won the opening game of the series before the next three ended in stalemate.


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18 July 2021
No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Held To Draw By Vladimir Kramnik, All To Play For In Decider

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Held To Draw By Vladimir Kramnik, All To Play For In Decider

Castling is a special move to protect the king and activate the rook. It's the only time in chess a player can move two pieces in one move


16 July 2021
Chess: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Vladimir Kramnik In 2nd Game Of No-Castling Event

Chess: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Vladimir Kramnik In 2nd Game Of No-Castling Event

The Indian maestro played out a 39-move draw in an English Four Knights variation game with black pieces.


11 July 2021
Viswanathan Anand Beats Garry Kasparov Again In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Viswanathan Anand Beats Garry Kasparov Again In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Meanwhile, Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave jumped to the top of the standings after 14 rounds with 19.5 points followed by Nepomniachtchi (18.5 points)


10 July 2021
Viswanathan Anand Defeats Garry Kasparov In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Viswanathan Anand Defeats Garry Kasparov In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Playing with white pieces, Anand beat Kasparov in 30 moves in a Sicillian Najdorf variation game in the fourth round of the Blitz event


10 July 2021
Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Goes Down To Anish Giri In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Goes Down To Anish Giri In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Dutch GM Giri pulled off a win in 51 moves with white pieces in the ninth round, a result which left Anand on nine points.


06 July 2021
Viswanathan Anand Returns To Over-the-board Action After A Year In Croatia

Viswanathan Anand Returns To Over-the-board Action After A Year In Croatia

Anand will be featuring in both the rapid and blitz segments in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour


01 July 2021
Abhimanyu Mishra, 12, Becomes Youngest Chess Grand Master In History

Abhimanyu Mishra, 12, Becomes Youngest Chess Grand Master In History

Abhimanyu from New Jersey achieved his third GM norm in Budapest at the age of 12 years and four months


14 June 2021
Did Legendary Viswanathan Anand Lose To Entrepreneur Nikhil Kamath In Chess? Here's What Happened

Did Legendary Viswanathan Anand Lose To Entrepreneur Nikhil Kamath In Chess? Here's What Happened

Nikhil Kamath's misdemeanour overshadowed the noble cause and Twitter saw several users slam the entrepreneur


11 May 2021
Checkmate COVID: Viswanathan Anand, 4 Other Grand Masters To Raise Fund - Here's How You Can Join

Checkmate COVID: Viswanathan Anand, 4 Other Grand Masters To Raise Fund - Here's How You Can Join

All the proceeds will go to RedCross India and the Checkmate COVID initiative of the All India Chess Federation


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