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.

Indian eves meet Egypt in round six of World Women team C'ship
Indian eves meet Egypt in round six of World Women team C'ship

Charged up by a fine 3-1 victory, the Indian eves will take on last-placed Egypt in the sixth round of the World Women team chess championship here.

Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship
Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship

After missing out on several opportunities, the Indian women finally scored the much awaited victory, disposing off United States 3-1 in the fifth round of World women teams chess championship here on Thursday.

Shamkir Chess 2015: Viswanathan Anand crushes Wesley So
Shamkir Chess 2015: Viswanathan Anand crushes Wesley So

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory against overnight leader Wesley So of United States in the fifth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, being held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.

Indian women hold top seed Ukraine in world women team
Indian women hold top seed Ukraine in world women team

Aided by an excellent victory by Padmini Rout against former world champion Anna Ushenina, the Indian eves played out a draw with top seed Ukrainian women in the third round of world women team chess championship, here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Shamkir Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand drew with old foe Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the fourth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Grandmaster Vugar Gashimov.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri in Shamkir Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Anish Giri of the Netherlands after a combative game in the third round of Shamkir Chess here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France quite easily with black pieces in the second round here.

Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship
Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship

Led by world number three Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team will look for an unprecedented medal haul when it competes in the World Team Chess Championship that gets underway 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.

Viswanathan Anand lets Magnus Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw
Viswanathan Anand lets Magnus Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw

 Viswanthan Anand let a golden opportunity slip as he let reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen off the hook and settled for a draw with the Norwegian in the first round of 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial chess tournament, here on Friday.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener
Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener

 Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov, here.

Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his hands full when he competes in a very strong field in the Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.

Sayantan Das best Indian in Dubai chess
Sayantan Das best Indian in Dubai chess

International Master Sayantan Das finished on a high defeating Daniele Vocaturo of Italy in the ninth and final round and earned the distinction of being the best placed Indian in the Dubai International Open chess tournament here.

Sayantan Das beats Stojanovic; in sight of GM norm
Sayantan Das beats Stojanovic; in sight of GM norm

 International Master Sayantan Das closed in on his Grandmaster norm, defeating Serbian Mihajlo Stojanovic in the seventh round of Dubai International Open chess tournament here at the Dubai Chess and Culture club.