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Garry Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event

Garry Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event

After three draws on Monday, the 54-year-old former world champion -- who dominated the game from 1985 to 2000 -- had hoped to play "more aggressive" chess on day two of the Rapid and Blitz tournament in St Louis.
 

Sports is the ideal platform to break barriers of caste, creed, religion: Mohammad Kaif

Sports is the ideal platform to break barriers of caste, creed, religion: Mohammad Kaif

While Kaif tried to capture the essence of father-son bond through the picture, several followers on Twitter claimed that chess was 'haraam' in Islam. 

Chess is 'haram' troll: Religious bigots get a taste of Mohammad Kaif's sarcasm

Chess is 'haram' troll: Religious bigots get a taste of Mohammad Kaif's sarcasm

India cricketer Mohammad Kaif once again became a subject of troll on social media after he shared a picture of him and his son playing chess on Facebook.

Garry Kasparov, former chess champion, back from retirement for US tournament

Garry Kasparov, former chess champion, back from retirement for US tournament

Kasparov, who retired from professional chess in 2005, was given a wild card entry for the event`s Rapid and Blitz competition.

Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

The other two games of the first round ended in draws.

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti says 'chess is haram in Islam', Twitteratis react

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti says 'chess is haram in Islam', Twitteratis react

Saudi Arabia grand mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh has ruled that playing chess encourages gambling and is a waste of time and followers of Islam must abandon it.

My moves on chess board matter more than anything else: Viswanathan Anand

My moves on chess board matter more than anything else: Viswanathan Anand

Former World Chess champion Viswanathan Anand said on Monday that the moves he executes on the board matter more than anything else to him.

Chess: PC beats human for 1st time

For the first time, a computer has beaten a human at Japanese chess-shogi.