Harikrishna, Tania shocked in continental opener

Grandmaster P Harikrishna and woman Grandmaster Tania Sachdev`s campaign started on a disappointing note as both suffered shock opening round defeats in the ninth Asian Continental Chess Championship.

Tania holds Malakhatko; Sandipan beat Irina Krush

Tania Sachdev held Grandmaster Vadim Malakhatko of Belgium to a creditable draw while Sandipan Chanda scored an emphatic victory over Irina Krush of United States in the second round of the Gibtelecom Masters chess tournament.

Maghami maintains sole lead; Tania holds Liem

Tania Sachdev held Le Quang Liem while young M R Lalith Babu drew with Richard Bitton in the seventh round of the Parsvnath International Open Chess tournament here on Monday.

Meenakshi beats Tania to emerge as sole leader

Meenakshi Subbaraman shot into the sole lead with 4.5 points following her fluent win over Tania Sachdev of Delhi in the fifth round of the 36th National Women Premier Chess Championship here on Sunday.

Tania loses crucial Asian Zone match, fails to qualify for WC

Tania Sachdev’s hope of qualifying for the World Cup went up in smoke after she lost her final game against Sultana Sharmin Shirin in the Asian Zone 3.2 Chess Championship.