Chess to take backseat as Parimarjan Negi set to leave for Stanford

He played a stellar role in India`s bronze winning effort in the recently concluded Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway but GM Parimarjan Negi feels that there`s more to life than just `64 squares` as he gets ready for a new innings which will require the same effort or even more from the immensely talented young man.

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.

Indian teams notch impressive wins in Chess Olympiad

Indian chess teams - open and women`s section - won against Qatar and the Netherlands respectively in the seventh round of the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway Saturday.

India wins against Moldova in Chess Olympiad

In a day of mixed results, the Indian open team Friday defeated Moldova 3.5-0.5 while the women`s team split the points equally against Spain 2-2 at the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men start as favourites against Moldova

After one draw, a lone loss and three victories, the Indian men are now training their sight to beat Moldova in the sixth round of the 41st Chess Olympiad now underway here.

Indian men, women suffer defeats in Chess Olympiad

India witnessed a bad day in office as the men`s team suffered a 2.5-1.5 defeat at the hands of 12th seed Cuba, while their fifth seeded female counterparts were shocked by Serbia by similar margin in the fourth round of the 41st Chess Olympiad here.

Indian teams suffer defeat at chess Olympiad

India suffered serious reverse Tuesday in the 41st World Chess Olympiad now underway in Norway with both the teams - open and women - losing to Cuba and Serbia respectively.

Indian men draw level with Italy; Eves held by Kazakhstan

The Indian men and women`s teams settled for an identical 2-2 draw with Italy and Kazakhstan respectively in the third round of the 41st Chess Olympiad now in progress here.

India`s winning run hits brakes at Chess Olympiad`s third round

India`s victorious run in the 41st World Chess Olympiad in Norway came to a halt Monday with both its teams - open and women - splitting the points with their lower seeded opponents.

Indian men crush Canada in second round of 41st Chess Olympiad

Led by Parimarjan Negi`s fine victory on the top board, the Indian men cruised to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Canada in the second round of the 41st Chess Olympiad here on Monday.

India`s winning streak continues in Chess Olympiad

The Indian open and women`s teams defeated Canada and Denmark respectively with a similar scoreline of 3.5-0.5 in the second round of the 41st World Chess Olympiad being played in the Norwegian city of Tromse Sunday.

Parimarjan Negi held, but Indians off to a good start in Olympiad

Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was held to a draw by little known Basher Iyti but the Indian team coasted off to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Syria in the 41st Chess Olympiad here Sunday.

Chess Olympiad: Top stars missing but Indian team in high spirit

Indian team, sans five- time world champion Viswanathan Anand, will be spearheaded by Krishnan Sasikiran at the 41st Chess Olympiad, here.

Negi loses to Kryvoruchko; Akash holds Caruana in World Cup

World`s second youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi let slip a position of strength and lost to Ukraine`s Yuri Kryvoruchko in the second game of the chess World Cup`s opening round here.

Negi crushes Kryvoruchko to go one up in World Chess Cup

World`s second youngest ever Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi of India outplayed higher-ranked Yuri Kryvoruchko of Ukraine in the first round of the World Chess Cup.

Parimarjan Negi wins Politiken Cup in Denmark

Indian chess player Parimarjan Negi continued his brilliant form and clinched the Politiken Cup 2013 after emerging with a fine score of nine out of a maximum possible 10 points, here on Sunday.

I`m no more a one dimensional chess player: Negi

He used to be a "one dimensional player" but over the years, India`s youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi has adapted more "rounded and universal styles" of play which he is looking to use in the biennial Chess World Cup next month.

Negi finishes tied first in World Open chess

India`s young Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi finished tied first with 10 others and shared the prize money of $43,000 at the World Open Chess in Arlington, Virginia.

Negi wins Washington chess title

India`s young Grand Master Parimarjan Negi has won the Continental Chess Association Open title in Washington.

Parimarjan Negi ties for top spot; Sasi disappoints

Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi finished in a tie for the top spot with seven other GMs in the 29th edition of the Capelle-la-Grande tournament here.