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India wins World Youth Chess Olympiad team title

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 20:26

India regained the team title in World Youth (Under-16) Chess Olympiad after a gap of five years with a resounding victory over Iran in the final round in Chongqing, China on Monday.

India bag gold in World Youth Chess Olympiad

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 16:18

Fantastic performance by Kolkata based Sayantan Das and Diptayan Ghosh enabled India to regain the gold medal at the World Youth Chess Olympiad, which concluded on Monday at Chongqing, China.

Abhijeet, Tania rue lack of government recognition

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 22:24

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta and International Master Tania Sachdev rued the lack of government recognition for their performance at the Chess Olympiad.

I will cherish silver medal finish for long time: Abhijeet

Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 18:29

Abhijeet Gupta`s silver medal ended a long drought for Indians in the open section of Chess Olympiad, and the Grandmaster said he will cherish the memories of the triumph for a long time.

Abhijeet gets silver, bronze for Tania at Chess Olympiad

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 22:23

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won a silver by pocketing seven points out of nine games while Tania Sachdev turned out to be the best woman performer for India with a bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad, that concluded here on Sunday.

Indian women crush Israel 3.5-0.5 at Chess Olympiad

Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 11:23

International Master Tania Sachdev led the charge as the Indian women`s team crashed through the defenses of Israel and romped to a huge 3.5-0.5 victory.

Chess Olympiad: Indian women tamed by Russia, men draw again

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 10:39

On a disappointing day for India, the men`s team bowed out of medal contention after conceding another draw, while the women were tamed 1-3 by Russia in the ninth round of the 40th Chess Olympiad here.

Indian eves crush Vietnam to jump to joint second spot

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 10:18

Former Asian queen Tania Sachdev continued with her dream run as Indian eves roared back to medal contention with an easy 2.5-1.5 triumph over Vietnam in the eighth round of the Women`s chess Olympiad here.

Indian eves dump Estonia; Men held by Argentina

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 09:52

International Master Tania Sachdev recorded her sixth victory in seven games as the Indian women`s team cruised to a 3-1 victory over lower-ranked Estonia to take the joint fourth spot after the seventh round of 40th Chess Olympiad here.

Indian men draw with Israel, women beat Germany

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 09:45

World`s second youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi defeated Maxim Rodshtein on the third board to help India play out a 2-2 draw with Israel in the 6th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad here.

Indian eves tamed by China; Men hold England

Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 11:22

The Indian women`s team met their nemesis in the Chinese as they lost by a huge 0.5-3.5 margin but the men held higher seeds England to a draw in the fifth round of the 40th Chess Olympiad here.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men let United States off the hook

Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 11:05

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran slipped in the final stages as India settled for a draw despite being at the threshold of victory against the USA.