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.

India`s Himanshu stuns Russian GM Sergey, jumps to 2nd spot

International Master Himanshu Sharma of India stunned Russian Grand Master Vokarev Sergey to leapfrog into joint second position in the sixth round of the 7th Mumbai Mayor`s International Open Chess Tournament Friday.

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

Return of the `Grand Master` - Mithun back for `DID Super Moms`

Actor and Bollywood`s `disco dancer` Mithun Chakraborty will return to his role as the `grand master` on the forthcoming edition of reality show ‘Dance India Dance’ – ‘DID Super Moms’.

Anand draws in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine memorial chess tournament in progress here.

Anand hails concept of Maharashtra Chess League

The idea of the inaugural six-team Maharashtra Chess League to be held here from April 24 to 29 was hailed by world champion Viswanathan Anand on Thursday, who described it as a good way to develop skills of up and coming players.

Harikrishna get the better of Harika to remain in sole lead

Grandmaster and Asian champion P Harikrishna continued with his winning ways at the expense of compatriot D Harika in the third round of Group B of Tata Steel Chess tournament.

Jha gets Grand Master title

Delhi`s Sriram Jha has become the latest Indian chess player to get a Grand Master title from the International Chess Federation (FIDE) while three players have been awarded the International Master title.

Jha gets Grand Master title

Delhi`s Sriram Jha has become the latest Indian chess player to get a Grand Master title from the International Chess Federation (FIDE) while three players have been awarded the International Master title.