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Sethuraman holds Harikrishna to draw in World Cup Chess

Sethuraman holds Harikrishna to draw in World Cup Chess

 Grandmaster SP Sethuraman had to defend with the skin of his teeth but the effort was rewarding as he held higher ranked compatriot P Harikrishna to a draw in the first game of the second round of World Cup of Chess now underway here.

Indian Grandmasters P Harikrishna and S P Sethuraman in 2nd round of World Cup

Indian Grandmasters P Harikrishna and S P Sethuraman in 2nd round of World Cup

Indian Grandmasters P Harikrishna and S P Sethuraman made it to the round of sixty-four, winning their mini-matches against Max Illingworth of Australia and Sanan Sjugirov of Russia respectively in the first round, here.

P Harikrishna look to get off to good start at World Chess Cup opener

P Harikrishna look to get off to good start at World Chess Cup opener

Grandmaster P Harikrishna will look to put his best foot forward when he meets Max Illingworth of Australia in the first round of the World Chess Cup, here.

Indian bank on Harikrishna in World Team Chess Championship

Indian bank on Harikrishna in World Team Chess Championship

Grandmaster P Harikrishna will be the driving force as a slightly depleted Indian team will take on some of the finest teams in the World Team Chess championship, here.

P Harikrishna off to a bright start in Gibraltar Chess

P Harikrishna off to a bright start in Gibraltar Chess

 Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna started his campaign by outclassing Eric De Haan of Holland in the first round of the Masters' section of Tradewise Gibraltar Chess festival at the Caleta here.

Abhijeet Gupta holds Harikrishna in Qatar Masters

Abhijeet Gupta holds Harikrishna in Qatar Masters

 Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta continued with his fine form to hold much higher ranked Indian P Harikrishna to an easy draw in the sixth round of Qatar Masters International open chess tournament now underway here.

Harikrishna crushes Socko; Gupta held by Cornette

P Harikrishna, the highest rated Indian in fray, crashed through the defences of Polish Grandmaster Bartosz Socko while Abhijeet Gupta played out a hard-fought draw with French Grandmaster Matthieu Cornette in the fourth round of Qatar Masters International Open Chess tournament now underway here.

Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship

Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship

Fast improving grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi stands as India's best bet to bring home the world junior title after a gap of six years.

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.

Parimarjan Negi ties for top spot; Sasi disappoints

Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi finished in a tie for the top spot with seven other GMs in the 29th edition of the Capelle-la-Grande tournament here.

Anand held by Harikrishna; Carlsen leads

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with compatriot P Harikrishna and slipped to second spot at the end of the sixth round of Tata Steel Chess tournament here on Saturday.

Anand draws with Carlsen; Harikrishna tames Van Wely

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway.

Anand draws with Giri; Harikrishna scares Caruana

World Champion Viswanathan Anand missed out on his chances and drew with Dutch champion Anish Giri in the second round of 75th edition of Tata Steel Chess tournament.

Indian eves tamed by China; Men hold England

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.

Indian men win silver; bronze for women in Asian Nations Chess

Indian men`s team thrashed Iraq 4-0 to win silver while their women counterparts bagged a bronze in the Asian Nations Chess Cup.

Harikrishna wins B group of Tata Chess

Grandmaster and Asian champion P Harikrishna became only the second Indian to enter the `A` group of Tata Steel Chess Tournament after winning the `B` group with a draw against Dmitry Reinderman of Holland in the final round.

Harikrishna holds Motylev, retains sole lead

Grandmaster P Harikrishna held on to his own when it mattered the most and settled for a draw with Alexander Motylev of Russia.

Harikrishna get the better of Vocaturo; in sight of title

Asian champion P Harikrishna made another stride towards his maiden title in the Group B of Tata Steel chess tournament by beating Daniele Vocaturo of Italy in the tenth round.

Harikrishna beats Nyzhnyk to stretch lead

Asian champion P Harikrishna put up another sterling show to beat Illya Nyzhnyk of Ukraine and stretch his lead to a full point after the end of the ninth round of the `B` group of Tata Steel Chess Tournament.

Harikrishna to meet Nyzhnyk in Tata Chess

Asian champion P Harikrishna needs to remain vigilant against Illya Nyzhnyk of Ukraine to stay ahead of the field in the group `B` of Tata Steel chess tournament here.