Viswanathan Anand to meet Anish Giri in Sinquefield second lap
Viswanathan Anand to meet Anish Giri in Sinquefield second lap

 Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand will have an uphill task at hand when he takes on Dutchman Anish Giri in the sixth round of the USD 300000 prize money tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave
Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as he was held to a draw by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the fifth round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

SSP Chawrasia eyes good finish in Prague to seal Euro Tour card
SSP Chawrasia eyes good finish in Prague to seal Euro Tour card

Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia will tee up at the D+D Real Czech Masters here tomorrow with an eye to earning back his European Tour card.

Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand opens account; draws with Veselin​ Topalov
Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand opens account; draws with Veselin​ Topalov

 Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan  Anand suffers another defeat in Sinquefield Cup
Viswanathan Anand suffers another defeat in Sinquefield Cup

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered his second defeat in as many games losing to Alexander Grischuk of Russia in the second round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a surprising first round loss at the hands of Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Sinquefield Cup here.

Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the first round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Tania Sachdev wins silver in rapid chess
Tania Sachdev wins silver in rapid chess

 Woman Grandmaster Tania Sachdev struck form and won the silver medal in the Asian Continental Women's Rapid Chess Championship that concluded here on Wednesday.

India clinch 15 medals in Asian Youth Chess meet
India clinch 15 medals in Asian Youth Chess meet

 India finished with a haul of 15 medals including five gold to emerge as the most successful team at the Asian Youth Chess Championships which ended here on Monday.

Abhijeet Gupta dumps Lin Chen, in joint lead at Asian continental chess championship
Abhijeet Gupta dumps Lin Chen, in joint lead at Asian continental chess championship

Grandmaster and Commonwealth Champion Abhijeet Gupta crashed through the solid defences of Lin Chen of China to join the leaders pack after the seventh round of Asian continental chess championship here.

Vijayalakshmi beats top seed Tan Zhongyi; back in joint lead

 Former national champion S Viajayalakshmi came roaring back in joint lead after crushing top seed Tan Zhongyi of China in the sixth round of Asian continental women's chess championship here.

Surya Shekhar Ganguly in joint lead in Asian chess

 Grandmaster and six times national champion Surya Shekhar Ganguly remained on course for regaining the title defeating Pouria Darini of Iran in the fifth round of Asian Continental Chess Championship underway here.

Asian Continental Chess: Rathnakaran shocks Zhong Zhang
Asian Continental Chess: Rathnakaran shocks Zhong Zhang

International Master K Rathnakaran caused a major upset, defeating seventh seed Grandmaster Zhong Zhang of Singapore in the first round of Asian Continental chess championship here.

Chess competition in Nashik from July 25
Chess competition in Nashik from July 25

Nearly 250 chess players, including 140 internationals, have enrolled for the four-day All India Fide Rating Chess Competition to begin here from July 25, organisers said.

Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable in Commonwealth Chess
Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta remained on course for regaining the crown after a crushing victory against defending champion Deep Sengupta in the seventh round of the Commonwealth Chess championship here on Sunday.

Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead
Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead

Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta cruised to his sixth victory on the trot defeating fellow Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu in the sixth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here on Saturday.

Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.

Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess
Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster Koneru Humpy had a bad day in office as she lost to International Master Himanshu Sharma from a winning position in the fourth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here  on Thursday.

Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess
Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's plans worked to perfection as he put it across Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway to jump within striking distance of Veselin Topalov after the end of the eighth and penultimate round of Norway Chess here.