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`The Grandmaster` sweeps Asian Film Awards, crew mourn lost stuntman

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 01:57

Martial arts fantasy "The Grandmaster" dominated the Asian Film Awards on Thursday with seven wins including best movie, as its emotional director mourned the film`s stuntman who was on the missing Malaysian jetliner.

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:45

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

Zurich Chess Challenge: Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 09:40

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand struggled with his form for the second consecutive day on Saturday as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the second round of Zurich Chess Challenge here.

Three players in joint lead at Gurgaon chess tourney

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 00:36

Three players, including top seed Ukrainian Grandmaster Kravtsiv Martyn, were in joint lead after Round 5 of the second Gurgaon International Grandmasters chess tournament, here Saturday.

Abhijeet Gupta wins Al-Ain Classic

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:19

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta benefitted from the late arrival of Gerogia`s Baadur Jobava to win the Al-Ain Classic International Open Chess tournament that concluded here at the UAE university.

Armenia`s Samvel Ter-Sahakyan wins SREI International GM Chess

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 22:52

Grand Master Samvel Ter-Sahakyan of Armenia Saturday emerged champion with 7.5 points in a tantalisingly close battle for the top place at the SREI International Grandmaster Chess Tournament here.

Georgian GM sole leader, six others in fray in International Grandmaster Tournament

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 20:25

Georgian GM Levan Pentsulaila snatched the lead from IM Jacek Stopa of Poland in the eighth round of SREI International Grandmaster Tournament here on thursday.

Chithambaram leads after 10th round of Int`l Open

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 20:21

VR Aravindh Chithambaram defeated one more Grandmaster and moved into sole lead after the 10th round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament here from Friday.

Sethuraman jumps to joint lead after impressive show

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:37

Indian Grandmaster S P Sethuraman crashed through the defenses of Russian Andrey Stukopin to score an impressive win and join Yu Yangyi of China in lead on 4.5 points after the end of the fifth round of World Junior Chess Championship here.

Carlsen happy with arrangements for World Championship match

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 20:21

World number One Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen on Monday expressed satisfaction at the arrangements made for his World Championship match against Indian great Viswanathan Anand as he inspected the venue along with his team.

Adhiban storms in to third round of World chess cup

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 10:46

Grandmaster and former national champion B Adhiban made the most of his opportunities to beat Brazilian Grandmaster Alexander Fier in the second round and advance to the third round of the chess World Cup.

Russian chess grandmaster dies in road accident

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 00:39

Russian chess grandmaster Igor Kurnosov has died in a road accident.