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Chess Stays Alive While Other Sports Struggle Due To The Rising COVID-19 Pandemic

Chess Stays Alive While Other Sports Struggle Due To The Rising COVID-19 Pandemic

There has been a spurt in the number of online chess events during this coronavirus-forced lockdown.

28 May 2020
Online Nations Cup Chess: India Suffers Twin Defeats, Finishes 5th; China Vs USA In Title Clash

Online Nations Cup Chess: India Suffers Twin Defeats, Finishes 5th; China Vs USA In Title Clash

India, placed fifth after nine rounds with 5 match points and 16 board points, Russia and Rest of the World are out of contention for the "Super Final"

09 May 2020

Nations Cup Chess: Viswanathan Anand To Lead India's Charge At Richest Online Team Tournament

Here's everything you need to know about the Nations Cup chess tournament featuring some of the world's best players

Chess Event Featuring Viswanathan Anand And Yuzvendra Chahal Raises Rs 8.8 Lakh For Waste Pickers

Chess Event Featuring Viswanathan Anand And Yuzvendra Chahal Raises Rs 8.8 Lakh For Waste Pickers

Yuzvendra Chahal took part in an online blitz event on April 5, while Viswanathan Anand joined a simultaneous online event on April 11

26 April 2020

Get Worried When I See 12-13 Year Olds Wanting To Make Chess Their Career: Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand addresses online session for SAI officials from Germany, says the apex sports body can contribute greatly in promoting chess in India

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12 April 2020
COVID-19: Online Chess Exhibition Featuring Viswanathan Anand Raises Rs 4.5 Lakh For PM CARES Fund

COVID-19: Online Chess Exhibition Featuring Viswanathan Anand Raises Rs 4.5 Lakh For PM CARES Fund

India no.1 Viswanathan Anand, no.2 Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and B Adhiban and the country's top two women players -- Koneru Humpy and D Harika -- took...


06 April 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic: With No Cricket, Yuzvendra Chahal Goes Back To Old Passion

Coronavirus Pandemic: With No Cricket, Yuzvendra Chahal Goes Back To Old Passion

A former national Under-12 chess champion, India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal has the distinction of having represented the country at the World Youth Chess...


04 April 2020
COVID-19: Stuck In Germany, Viswanathan Anand To Raise Funds Through Online Chess Competition

COVID-19: Stuck In Germany, Viswanathan Anand To Raise Funds Through Online Chess Competition

The event will be streamed live on chess.com/tv, where all donations made will be sent to the PM's CARES Fund


25 February 2020
Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament: Indian Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri Upsets Top-Seed Vladislav Artemiev

Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament: Indian Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri Upsets Top-Seed Vladislav Artemiev

Vaibhav Suri outlasted Vladislav Artemiev in a 71-move game of the Aeroflot Open chess tournament.


27 January 2020
Gibraltar Chess: 14-Year-Old Indian GM R Praggnanandhaa Stuns Former World Champ Veselin Topalov

Gibraltar Chess: 14-Year-Old Indian GM R Praggnanandhaa Stuns Former World Champ Veselin Topalov

Chennai lad R Praggnanandhaa needed just 33 moves to put it across legendary Bulgarian Veselin Topalov


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11 January 2020
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In individual sport, Viswanathan Anand is probably India’s greatest; the grandmaster has gone where no Indian has ever been before. In his book Mind Master:...


31 December 2019
Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy Finishes 12th In Chess Blitz Competition

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy Finishes 12th In Chess Blitz Competition

Koneru Humpy, who had claimed the World Women's Rapid Chess Championship title after drawing the Armageddon game against Lei Tingjie of China on Saturday, was...


30 December 2019
Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy Second After Day One Of Chess Blitz Competition In Moscow

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy Second After Day One Of Chess Blitz Competition In Moscow

Koneru Humpy, who won the Rapid title on Saturday, started the two-day blitz competition by winning her games in the five rounds to share the top position at...


29 December 2019
Koneru Humpy Becomes First Indian Grandmaster To Become Women's Chess World Rapid Champion

Koneru Humpy Becomes First Indian Grandmaster To Become Women's Chess World Rapid Champion

While Koneru Humpy was crowned the world women's rapid champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen claimed the men's title in the space of a few minutes at the same...



23 November 2019
IND Vs BAN, Day-Night Test: Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen Ring Eden Gardens Bell On Day 2

IND Vs BAN, Day-Night Test: Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen Ring Eden Gardens Bell On Day 2

The tradition of famous personalities ringing the Eden bell to signal the start of play continued on Day 2 of India vs Bangladesh Test with two chess wizards...


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03 October 2019
Chess: India's Koneru Humpy Jumps To World No. 3 In Latest FIDE Rankings

Chess: India's Koneru Humpy Jumps To World No. 3 In Latest FIDE Rankings

Koneru Humpy from Andhra Pradesh made a brilliant comeback after a two-year hiatus to win the FIDE women's Grand Prix tournament held in Skolkovo in Russia...


12 September 2019
Viswanathan Anand Gives MS Dhoni The Best Possible Compliment - READ

Viswanathan Anand Gives MS Dhoni The Best Possible Compliment - READ

Both Viswanathan Anand and MS Dhoni have conquered their respective fields, and the chess wizard's praise of the cricketer reflects the true stature of former...


11 June 2019
Grand Swiss Tournament: Viswanathan Anand To Spearhead India Team

Grand Swiss Tournament: Viswanathan Anand To Spearhead India Team

Alongwith Viswanathan Anand, the Grand Swiss Tournament will feature the likes of Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, and Hikaru Nakamura.


30 November 2018
Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana To Defend World Chess Championship Title

Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana To Defend World Chess Championship Title

The challenge proved to be one of the most difficult ones for the reigning world champion as both the players played 12 draw matches leading them to the...


13 November 2018
'Leave India' Controversy: Viswanathan Anand Empathises With Virat Kohli, Says Cricketer Was Caught At Weak Moment

'Leave India' Controversy: Viswanathan Anand Empathises With Virat Kohli, Says Cricketer Was Caught At Weak Moment

Reacting to fans' comment, Kohli had shot back saying: "I don't mind you not liking me but I don't think you should live in our country and like other things....


31 August 2018
“I See At Least Five Prospective World Champions From India”

“I See At Least Five Prospective World Champions From India”

Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand talks about the game, advantages a chess player enjoys by training in Chennai and how has the infrastructure changed...


31 August 2018
64 Madras Light Infantry

64 Madras Light Infantry

With prodigies regularly coming off the assembly line, Chennai is still the chess capital of India


13 June 2018
Indian Chess Player Withdraws From Iran Event Over Compulsory-Hijab Rule

Indian Chess Player Withdraws From Iran Event Over Compulsory-Hijab Rule

"Surely there is no place for an enforceable religious dress code in Sports."



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