GM norms for Dhopade, Mhamal; Venkatesh remains in lead

Swapnil Dhopade and Anurag Mhamal achieved their maiden GM norms, while M R Venkatesh remained on pole position with one point lead after round nine of the National Premier Chess Championship.

Abhijeet Gupta leads in 49 National Premier Chess Championship

Abhijeet Gupta of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) enhanced his lead to one point by defeating Tamil Nadu`s P Shyam Nikhil in the 10th round of the 49th National Premier Chess Championship.

Gopal gets top billing in National Premier Chess Championship

Asian Games team event bronze medallist Grandmaster G N Gopal has been handed the top billing in a strong field which included young talent Parimarjan Negi in the 48th National Premier Chess Championship.

Gopal gets top billing in National Premier Chess Championship

Asian Games team event bronze medallist Grandmaster G N Gopal has been handed the top billing in a strong field which included young talent Parimarjan Negi in the 48th National Premier Chess Championship.