Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Krishnan Sasikiran
Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Krishnan Sasikiran

Impressed by Vishwanathan Anand's twin titles this year, Indian chess Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikaran said that the five-time world champion is right on track for the coveted FIDE World Championship showdown against Magnus Carlsen.

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.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men hold Armenia, eves win 3-1 vs Indonesia

Indian men`s team put up a splendid show holding defending champions Armenia to a draw on all boards in the eighth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad to remain seventh in the leader board.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men start as favourites against Moldova

After one draw, a lone loss and three victories, the Indian men are now training their sight to beat Moldova in the sixth round of the 41st Chess Olympiad now underway here.

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.

Chess Olympiad: Top stars missing but Indian team in high spirit

Indian team, sans five- time world champion Viswanathan Anand, will be spearheaded by Krishnan Sasikiran at the 41st Chess Olympiad, here.

Adhiban wins silver; qualifies for World Cup

Grandmaster B Adhiban clinched a silver medal and also a berth at the next year`s World Chess Cup after a hard-fought draw with Yu Yangyi of China in the final round of the Asian Continental Chess Championship, here on Saturday.

Sasikiran ousted from World Cup; Adhiban to face Nakamura

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran made his exit from the World Chess Cup, losing to Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the rapid tie-break games of the second round that concluded on Saturday.

Sasikiran holds Karjakin in World Chess Cup

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran kept himself in the hunt by holding Sergey Karjakin of Russia to a draw in the first game of the second round of World Chess Cup.

Adhiban, Sasikiran in second round of World Chess Cup

Former National champions B Adhiban and Krishnan Sasikiran raised their performance when it mattered and clinched their respective tie-break games to enter the second round of the chess World Cup here.

Negi`s defeat allows Korobov to emerge as sole leader

India`s Parimarjan Negi lost to Anton Korobov of Ukraine while Krishnan Sasikiran and Abhijeet Gupta signed peace with their respective opponents in the ninth and penultimate round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup, here on Saturday.

Abhijeet Gupta beats leader Korobov; Sasi outsmarts Negi

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta spiced up the AICF-AAI Cup by defeating the tournament leader Anton Korobov of Ukraine in the seventh round, here on Thursday.

Korobov stays in lead; Sasikiran beats Gupta

Grandmaster Anton Korobov maintained a slender half-point lead after drawing with nearest competitor Evgeny Alekseev in the sixth round of the AICF-AAI Chess Cup.

Negi beats Sasikiran, shares lead with Wojtaszek

Grandmaster and Asian champion Parimarjan Negi crashed through the defenses of countrymate Krishnan Sasikiran to emerge as the joint leader after the second round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup here today.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men let United States off the hook

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

Abhijeet Gupta wins to secure a 2-2 draw for India

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta scored a crucial win over Lou Yiping as India secured a 2-2 draw against China-2 in the sixth round of the Asian Nations Chess Cup.

India outclass Israel on final day to emerge winners

Indian team rode on a superb show by Grandmaster (GM) Krishnan Sasikiran to outclass their Israeli counterparts 29.5-18.5.

Sasikiran to lead India`s charge in first India- Israel chess tie

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran will spearhead India`s challenge in the first-ever bilateral chess series between India and Israel starting on Tuesday.

Sasikiran to spearhead Indian challenge against Israel

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran will spearhead the Indian challenge when the team takes on Israel in a match spread over three days from April 2 to 4.

Sasikiran finishes ninth in Aeroflot International open

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran defeated Sanan Sjugirov of Russia to finish ninth in the `A` group of Aeroflot International open chess tournament that concluded here.