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Chess Olympiad: Indian men held by Argentina, women lose to Ukraine

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:13

Indian men were held to a draw by Argentina on all four boards while the eves suffered a 1.5-2.5 defeat against Ukraine in the ninth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad here.

Pune to host 2014 World Junior Chess Championships in October

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 16:37

The World Junior Chess Championship, the first stepping stone to future glory, is scheduled from October 5-20 in Pune.

Hou Yifan wins fifth leg, Humpy still tops

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:43

In spite of a disappointing eighth-place finish in the fifth and the penultimate leg of the FIDE women`s Grand Prix chess tournament, India`s Koneru Humpy is in the top spot, ahead of the winner, Hou Yifan of China, reports Xinhua.

Anand joint ninth after sedate start in World Rapid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:01

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a sedate start with two draws and ended up joint ninth after the end of the fifth round of World Rapid Chess Championship that got underway here.

Anand working on ideas for World C`ship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 17:35

He has rediscovered his wizardry in the game of 64 squares by winning the Candidates tournament and Viswanathan Anand is now "working on quite a few ideas" to counter the threat of numero uno player Magnus Carlsen in his quest to regain the World Championship title later this year.

Anand wins Candidates, sets up World Championship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:18

Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round here today.

Anand lets Andreikin off the hook; maintains full point lead

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:52

Taking a practical decision, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand let Russia`s Dmitry Andreikin off the hook as he settled for a draw to maintain his full-point lead in the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 06:55

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 06:24

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:23

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 06:54

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Kolkata Open chess: Kunte maintains lead

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 22:05

Indian Grand Master Abhijit Kunte maintained his lead by half a point over his nearest rivals with a score of 4.5, after the fifth round of the 6th Kolkata Open 19thInternational Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament here Saturday.