Padmini Rout defends National Premier Chess crown

Padmini Rout defends National Premier Chess crown

Even a loss in final round would ensure 1st place for Padmini as she has better tie-breaking SB score. 

Tania Sachdev wins silver in rapid chess

Tania Sachdev wins silver in rapid chess

 Woman Grandmaster Tania Sachdev struck form and won the silver medal in the Asian Continental Women's Rapid Chess Championship that concluded here on Wednesday.

Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess

Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster Koneru Humpy had a bad day in office as she lost to International Master Himanshu Sharma from a winning position in the fourth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here  on Thursday.

GM Neelotpal Das, WGM Tania Sachdev lose in C'wealth Chess

GM Neelotpal Das, WGM Tania Sachdev lose in C'wealth Chess

Little known Arjun Kalyan shocked GM Neelotpal Das in the first round of the Commonwealth Chess Championship while WGM Tania Sachdev also lost her opening round match, here Tuesday.

Ashwini, Tania participate in Wings for Life World Marathon

Top woman shuttler Ashwin Ponappa and WGM Tania Sachdev today took part in the `Wings for Life` World Marathon competition that was flagged off from Sonepat in Haryana.

Hattrick for Mary Ann, Tania second in National women`s chess

Local favourite Mary Ann Gomes pipped Tania Sachdev and Soumya Swaminathan with a better tie-breaking score to clinch a hat-trick of titles in the 40th Women`s National Premier Championship.

Soumya, Swati in lead, Tania climbs to joint second

Soumya Swaminathan joined overnight leader Swati Ghate even as top seed Tania Sachdev made rapid progress climbing to joint second spot after the eighth round in the 40th National Women Premier Chess Championship.

Abhijeet, Tania rue lack of government recognition

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta and International Master Tania Sachdev rued the lack of government recognition for their performance at the Chess Olympiad.

Abhijeet gets silver, bronze for Tania at Chess Olympiad

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won a silver by pocketing seven points out of nine games while Tania Sachdev turned out to be the best woman performer for India with a bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad, that concluded here on Sunday.

Indian women crush Israel 3.5-0.5 at Chess Olympiad

International Master Tania Sachdev led the charge as the Indian women`s team crashed through the defenses of Israel and romped to a huge 3.5-0.5 victory.

Indian eves crush Vietnam to jump to joint second spot

Former Asian queen Tania Sachdev continued with her dream run as Indian eves roared back to medal contention with an easy 2.5-1.5 triumph over Vietnam in the eighth round of the Women`s chess Olympiad here.

Indian eves dump Estonia; Men held by Argentina

International Master Tania Sachdev recorded her sixth victory in seven games as the Indian women`s team cruised to a 3-1 victory over lower-ranked Estonia to take the joint fourth spot after the seventh round of 40th Chess Olympiad here.

Indians off to a flier in Chess Olympiad

The Indian men`s and women`s teams cruised to identical 4-0 victories over Wales and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia respectively in the first round of the 40th Chess Olympiad here at the Wow Hotel and Convention centre.

Abhijeet Gupta wins to secure a 2-2 draw for India

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta scored a crucial win over Lou Yiping as India secured a 2-2 draw against China-2 in the sixth round of the Asian Nations Chess Cup.

Harikrishna in sole lead at Tata Steel Chess tourney

P Harikrishna defeated Kateryna Lahno of Ukraine to jump into sole lead after the end of Group B second round of the Tata Steel chess tournament.

Indian eves bow 1-3 to Russia

The Indian eves failed at the first major hurdle as they went down 1-3 to Russia in the sixth round of the world women team chess championship.

Indian women look for podium finish in World Chess C`ships

Having done all the hard work with spectacular results, Indian players would look to hold their nerves in the final dash to finish at the podium in the World Women Chess Team Championships.

Padmini Rout shocks Tania Sachdev; moves into sole lead

Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa moved into the sole lead with an upset win over top seed Tania Sachdev (Air India) at the end of the sixth round of the 38th National Women Premier Chess Championship on Thursday.

Tania Sachdev, Nisha Mohota, Mary Ann Gomes share lead

In second place with three points are two players – WGM Padmini Rout (Orissa) and S Harini of Tamil Nadu.

Tania Sachdev starts on winning note in National Women`s chess

Former National champion and IM Tania Sachdev defeated seasoned campaigner Bhagyashree Thipsay in 32 moves to earn full points in the Velammal 38th National Women Premier Chess Championship on Saturday.