Grand-Master - Latest News on Grand-Master | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Championship

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 18:15

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a draw with Indian national title holder G Akash in the 11th and final round that concluded here at the Boardwalk.

I`m no more a one dimensional chess player: Negi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 16:29

He used to be a "one dimensional player" but over the years, India`s youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi has adapted more "rounded and universal styles" of play which he is looking to use in the biennial Chess World Cup next month.

Kasparov to visit Kenya to promote chess

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 14:59

Russian grandmaster and former World champion Garry Kasparov will visit Kenya on Saturday to promote chess among the youth.

Mahamal shocks top seed Petrosian

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 16:09

International Master Anurag Mahamal came up with a sterling show to checkmate top seeded Grandmaster Tigran Petrosian of Armenia in the second round of Grand Europe Golden Sands International Chess tournament, here.

Prasanna celebrates GM title, beats Chatalbashev

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 11:39

V Vishnu Prasanna celebrated his new Grandmaster status by outwitting seasoned GM Boris Chatalbashev of Bulgaria to stay in joint lead after the end of the fourth round of Grand Europe Albena chess tournament here.

Return of the `Grand Master` - Mithun back for `DID Super Moms`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 20:18

Actor and Bollywood`s `disco dancer` Mithun Chakraborty will return to his role as the `grand master` on the forthcoming edition of reality show ‘Dance India Dance’ – ‘DID Super Moms’.

Anand draws in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 20:33

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine memorial chess tournament in progress here.

Anand hails concept of Maharashtra Chess League

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 21:29

The idea of the inaugural six-team Maharashtra Chess League to be held here from April 24 to 29 was hailed by world champion Viswanathan Anand on Thursday, who described it as a good way to develop skills of up and coming players.

Wong Kar Wai returns with new film `The Grandmaster`

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 18:31

Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai`s long-awaited martial arts film ‘The Grandmaster’ was shown in public for the first time in Beijing on Sunday, after more than six years in production.

Kulkarni shocks GM Adhiban in Delhi International Chess

Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 19:25

Maharashtra youngster Rakesh Kulkarni stunned fifth seed Indian Grandmaster B Adhiban in the opening round of the 11th edition of the Parsvnath Delhi International Chess Festival which got underway here on Saturday.

Humpy off to a winning start in World women`s championship

Last Updated: Sunday, November 11, 2012, 23:09

Top rated Grandmaster Koneru Humpy started off with a win with black to stake her claim in the round of 32 in the first round of world women`s chess championship that got underway here.

Anand to meet Caruana in eighth round

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 15:51

In a now-or-never situation, World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the eighth round of fifth Final Masters here.