Indians off to a good start in Dubai Chess
Indians off to a good start in Dubai Chess

Former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta got off to a flying start, defeating Maria Gevoryan of Armenia in the first round of the Dubai International Open chess tournament here on Tuesday.

Abhijeet Gupta held to a draw, slips to 8th in Cappelle Le Grande
Abhijeet Gupta held to a draw, slips to 8th in Cappelle Le Grande

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta survived a scare before settling for a draw with Federico Perez Ponsa of Argentina in the sixth round of 31st Cappelle Le Grande International Chess tournament here on Thursday.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Marcin ​Tazbir; occupy joint third spot in Cappelle chess
Abhijeet Gupta beats Marcin ​Tazbir; occupy joint third spot in Cappelle chess

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta of India made most of his white pieces to outwit Marcin Tazbir of Poland to move to joint third spot after the end of the fifth round of the 31st Cappelle-La-Grande International Chess tournament here.

Abhijeet Gupta commits a blunder, draws with Kurajica
Abhijeet Gupta commits a blunder, draws with Kurajica

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta committed a blunder as he squandered a winning endgame to be held to a draw by veteran Grandmaster Bojan Kurajica of Bosnia in the second round of 31st Cappelle La Grande International Chess tournament here on Monday.

Abhijeet, Vidit score victories in Cappelle opener
Abhijeet, Vidit score victories in Cappelle opener

Indian Grandmasters Abhijeet Gupta and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi got off to a flier, scoring easy victories in the first round of the 31st Cappelle-La-Grand International chess tournament, here on Sunday.

Abhijeet, Vidit top rated Indians in Cappelle-La-Grande Open
Abhijeet, Vidit top rated Indians in Cappelle-La-Grande Open

Grandmasters Abhijeet Gupta and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi will spearhead the Indian challenge in the 31st edition of the traditional Cappelle La Grande chess tournament to start here in the French hamlet.

Abhijeet Gupta best Indian in Al Ain Classic
Abhijeet Gupta best Indian in Al Ain Classic

Riding on three back-to-back victories, Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta emerged as the best performing Indian as he finished seventh in the Al Ain Classic International chess tournament that concluded here.

Sahaj Grover moves upto joint 5th spot at Al Ain Classic Chess
Sahaj Grover moves upto joint 5th spot at Al Ain Classic Chess

Indian GM and former under-10 world champion Sahaj Grover scored a crushing victory over ninth seed Constantin Lupulescu of Romania to jump to joint fifth spot after the end of the sixth round of Al Ain Classic International Chess tournament, here on Wednesday.

Abhijeet Gupta crushes Moskalenko; Sengupta outwits Pashikian
Abhijeet Gupta crushes Moskalenko; Sengupta outwits Pashikian

 Defending champion Abhijeet Gupta outclassed Grandmaster Viktor Moskalenko of Spain while Deep Sengupta crashed through the defences of Armenia's Arman Pashikian to emerge as co-leaders after the fourth round of Al Ain Classic international chess tournament now underway here.

Abhijeet Gupta bounces back in Al-Ain Classic
Abhijeet Gupta bounces back in Al-Ain Classic

 Defending champion Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta fought back after an insipid draw to beat compatriot Ankit Rajpara in the third round of the 3rd Al Ain Classic here.

Abhijeet Gupta holds Vachier Lagrave
Abhijeet Gupta holds Vachier Lagrave

 Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta missed out on his chances but still got an easy draw against fourth seeded Frenchman Maxime Vachier Lagrave in the fifth round of the Qatar International Open Chess Tournament now underway here.

Harikrishna crushes Socko; Gupta held by Cornette

P Harikrishna, the highest rated Indian in fray, crashed through the defences of Polish Grandmaster Bartosz Socko while Abhijeet Gupta played out a hard-fought draw with French Grandmaster Matthieu Cornette in the fourth round of Qatar Masters International Open Chess tournament now underway here.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Fabien Libiszewski, jumps to joint 5th in Qatar
Abhijeet Gupta beats Fabien Libiszewski, jumps to joint 5th in Qatar

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta outclassed Fabien Libiszewski of France to jump to joint fifth position after the end of the third round of the Qatar Masters International Chess tournament here on Saturday.

Magnus Carlsen-Viswanathan Anand will be much closer than last time: Abhijeet Gupta
Magnus Carlsen-Viswanathan Anand will be much closer than last time: Abhijeet Gupta

 Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will start as the underdog but has the backing of the chess world this time to put up a better show in the re-match for the World Chess Championship that starts in Sochi, Russia on Friday.

D Harika best woman in Poker Masters Chess
D Harika best woman in Poker Masters Chess

 Grandmaster and former world junior champion D Harika was adjudged the best woman player after she settled for a draw with Alon Mindlin of Israel in the ninth and final round of Poker Masters Isle of Man Chess tournament that concluded here.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Anatoly Vaisser in Poker Masters
Abhijeet Gupta beats Anatoly Vaisser in Poker Masters

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta showed his mettle to beat veteran French Grandmaster Anatoly Vaisser and jumped to joint fifth spot in the Poker Masters Isle of Man Chess tournament now underway here.

Indian grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta off to a flier in Poker Masters
Indian grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta off to a flier in Poker Masters

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta got off to a good start, crushing Kolbus Dietmar of Germany in the first round of Poker Masters Isle of Man International chess tournament here.

Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship
Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship

Fast improving grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi stands as India's best bet to bring home the world junior title after a gap of six years.

Abhijeet Gupta spearheads Indian challenge in Abu Dhabi Masters

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Abu Dhabi Masters that starts in the Gulf Emirate here.

Blunder costs Abhijeet tie against Romain Edouard

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta committed a blunder and lost to Romain Edouard of France from a winning position in the fifth round of 16th Dubai International Open chess tournament here today.