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Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away

Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away

Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand's mother Sushila Viswanathan has passed away in her sleep here. She was 79.

India placed 5th in latest FIDE rankings

India placed 5th in latest FIDE rankings

 India is placed fifth in both the open and women section, according to the recently-released World Chess Federation (FIDE) ranking.

Chess will soon become most popular sport after cricket: Sahaj Grover

Chess will soon become most popular sport after cricket: Sahaj Grover

Fresh from his tied first position in the recently concluded Durban Open, young Grandmaster Sahaj Grover is gearing up for the junior world championship in Pune and said that chess will soon become the most popular sport of the country after cricket.

Chess to take backseat as Parimarjan Negi set to leave for Stanford

He played a stellar role in India`s bronze winning effort in the recently concluded Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway but GM Parimarjan Negi feels that there`s more to life than just `64 squares` as he gets ready for a new innings which will require the same effort or even more from the immensely talented young man.

Carlsen arrives for World Chess Championship against Anand

World number one and challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway arrived here tonight to a grand welcome by FIDE and All India Chess Federation officials for the much-awaited November 9-28 World Chess Championship against Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.

Banned Chopra hits back at AICF

Former chess player D K Chopra, who was banned for life by the All India Chess Federation (AICF), today hit back at the governing body, saying he was banned based on "cooked complaints" on the behest of the officials.

Jayalalitha grants Rs 29 for World Championships

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on Friday granted Rs 29 lakh for conducting the World Championship after an MOU was signed between All India Chess Federation and FIDE.

Anand bats for official status for blind chess

World chess champion Viswanathan Anand today appealed to the All India Chess Federation to extend the official status for `Blind Chess` at district, state and national levels.

Post Anand`s triumph, benefits for Indian chess players

In the wake of Viswanathan Anand`s fifth world title, the All India Chess Federation has decided to promote the game by increasing the prize money of many tournaments besides introducing new events.

AICF recommends Viswanathan Anand for Bharat Ratna

All India Chess Federation on Tuesday decided to recommend Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand for the coveted `Bharat Ratna` award.

Probe All India Chess Federation: Delhi HC tells CCI

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has been asked by the Delhi High Court to probe whether the All India Chess Federation is abusing its dominant position by banning players associating themselves with other chess federations.

FIDE rated players asked not to compete in unauthorised events

The All India Chess Federation on Friday decided to ban FIDE rated Indian chess players from competing in "unauthorised" events in the country and outside.

FIDE rated players asked not to compete in unauthorised events

The All India Chess Federation on Friday decided to ban FIDE rated Indian chess players from competing in "unauthorised" events in the country and outside.