Andrey Baryshpolets wins Parsvnath International Grandmasters Chess
Andrey Baryshpolets wins Parsvnath International Grandmasters Chess

Grandmaster Andrey Baryshpolets of Ukraine won the 13th Parsvanth International Grandmasters chess tournament defeating Deepan Chakkravarthy in the 10th and final round here on Friday.

Ivan Popov shocked in Delhi International opener
Ivan Popov shocked in Delhi International opener

Grandmaster and Chennai Open winner Ivan Popov of Russia suffered a shock defeat at the hands of unheralded Aniruddha Deshpande in the opening round of the premier event at 13th Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament that got underway here on Friday.

Swapnil Dhopade in joint lead at Chennai Grandmaster Chess
Swapnil Dhopade in joint lead at Chennai Grandmaster Chess

GM norm holder Swapnil Dhopade shared the lead with GM Mozharov Mikhail of Russia with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Nehru Stadium here on Friday.

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.

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.

D Harika holds Adams in Poker Masters Chess
D Harika holds Adams in Poker Masters Chess

 Grandmaster D Harika got a creditable draw against highly regarded world number 12 Michael Adams of England in the eighth and penultimate round of Poker Masters Isle of Man chess tournament here on Sunday.

World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune
World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune

Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi will spearhead Indian challenge in World Junior Chess Championships which begins here on Monday.

India win chess Olympiad bronze, individual gold and silver

On a day when China annexed the Olympiad chess gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver medal.

Krishnan Sasikiran keeps India in hunt for historic podium finish

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a creditable 2.5-1.5 victory over Germany in the 10th and penultimate round to stay in contention for a podium finish at the 41st Chess Olympiad here.

Indian teams notch impressive wins in Chess Olympiad

Indian chess teams - open and women`s section - won against Qatar and the Netherlands respectively in the seventh round of the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway Saturday.

India wins against Moldova in Chess Olympiad

In a day of mixed results, the Indian open team Friday defeated Moldova 3.5-0.5 while the women`s team split the points equally against Spain 2-2 at the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway.

Parimarjan Negi held, but Indians off to a good start in Olympiad

Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was held to a draw by little known Basher Iyti but the Indian team coasted off to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Syria in the 41st Chess Olympiad here Sunday.

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.

I`m aiming to qualify for World Olympiad next: Adhiban

A silver at the Asian Continental Championship earned him a shot at next year`s World Cup but Grandmaster B Adhiban is not looking too far ahead and is focussed on becoming a "better player" to qualify for the Chess Olympiad in August this year.

Asian Continental Championship: Grandmaster Sethuraman joins leaders

Grandmaster S P Sethuraman put it across Chu Wei Chao of China to jump to joint lead after the conclusion of the fifth round of Asian Continental chess championship here today.

Abhijeet Gupta loses to Ziaur Rahman

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh in the second round of 13th Asian Continental Chess championship here at Sharjah Chess Club.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Kotsur to stay in hunt

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta stayed in hunt with a lucky victory against Pavel Kotsur of Kazakhstan in the sixth round of Dubai International open chess tournament 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 on Saturday.

Zurich Chess Challenge: Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat

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.

Abhijeet beats top seed Kravtsiv, regains full point lead

Grandmaster and Commonwealth Chess champion Abhijeet Gupta outplayed top seed Martyn Kravtsiv of Ukraine to regain a full point lead at the end of the seventh round of the 12th Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament, on Monday.