Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable in Commonwealth Chess
Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta remained on course for regaining the crown after a crushing victory against defending champion Deep Sengupta in the seventh round of the Commonwealth Chess championship here on Sunday.

Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead
Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead

Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta cruised to his sixth victory on the trot defeating fellow Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu in the sixth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here on Saturday.

Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.

Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess
Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster Koneru Humpy had a bad day in office as she lost to International Master Himanshu Sharma from a winning position in the fourth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here  on Thursday.

Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess
Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's plans worked to perfection as he put it across Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway to jump within striking distance of Veselin Topalov after the end of the eighth and penultimate round of Norway Chess here.

Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot
Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out yet another easy draw against Levon Aronian of Armenia to remain in joint second position after the end of the seventh round of Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

GM Neelotpal Das, WGM Tania Sachdev lose in C'wealth Chess
GM Neelotpal Das, WGM Tania Sachdev lose in C'wealth Chess

Little known Arjun Kalyan shocked GM Neelotpal Das in the first round of the Commonwealth Chess Championship while WGM Tania Sachdev also lost her opening round match, here Tuesday.

Viswanathan Anand outplays Vachier-Lagrave; jumps to joint 2nd spot
Viswanathan Anand outplays Vachier-Lagrave; jumps to joint 2nd spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a thumping victory over French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to jump to joint second spot after the end of the sixth round of Norway Chess tournament, which is a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Hikaru Nakamura, stays joint third in Norway
Viswanathan Anand draws with Hikaru Nakamura, stays joint third in Norway

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Hikaru Nakamura of United States and remained in joint third position after the end of the fifth round of Norway Chess 2015, a part of the Grand Chess Tour.

Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess
Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen to jump to the joint third spot after the end of the fourth round of Norway Chess tournament, here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri at Norway chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri at Norway chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand pushed yet again but could not break the solid defences of Anish Giri of Holland and had to settle for a second straight draw in the Norway chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen from a winning position to finish fifth in the blitz event that acts as a curtain raiser for the Norway Chess tournament which begins here today.

India's Raghuram Srihari holds GM Levan Pantsulaia
India's Raghuram Srihari holds GM Levan Pantsulaia

Raghuram Srihari held GM Levan Pantsulaia from Georgia as Indian players continued their impressive performance in round 2 of the 8th Mumbai Mayor's International Chess Tournament here on Wednesday.

Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away
Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away

Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand's mother Sushila Viswanathan has passed away in her sleep here. She was 79.

Tejaswini Sagar wins gold at Under-15 World School Chess Championship
Tejaswini Sagar wins gold at Under-15 World School Chess Championship

Talented Indian youngster Tejaswini Sagar won her maiden world title bagging the gold in the under-15 category of World School Chess Championship that concluded here on Thursday.

Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship
Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship

D Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's world team chess championship here.

Indian women lose to Georgia, put of contention for medal
Indian women lose to Georgia, put of contention for medal

India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship here.

Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an effortless draw with Fabiano Caruana of Italy to finish second in Shamkir Chess tournament here on Sunday.

Anand outplays Mamedyarov; jumps to 2nd spot
Anand outplays Mamedyarov; jumps to 2nd spot

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand found his way back to the 2800 rating club and jumped to second spot in world rankings after beating local hero Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the eighth and penultimate round of Vugar Gashimov memorial here.

Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defences of Michael Adams of England to jump to sole second spot in the Shamkir Chess 2015 tournament, here on Friday.