Indian teenager Nihal Sarin wins Junior Speed Chess Championship

Indian teenager created history on Saturday (October 10) by winning the’s 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, defeating Russia’s Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final.

Oct 11, 2020, 09:14 AM IST

'Proud moment for nation': Ajinkya Rahane on India winning gold in FIDE Chess Olympiad

On Sunday, both India and Russia were announced as joint winners of the FIDE Chess Olympiad. India had reached the finals of the prestigious competition for the first time. 

Aug 31, 2020, 17:03 PM IST

Russia, India become co-champions of first-ever FIDE online Chess Olympiad after internet outage

The Indian players Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost connection to their games and forfeited on time. 

Aug 30, 2020, 20:18 PM IST

Norway's Magnus Carlsen wins World Chess Championship for fourth time

Carlsen has been the world`s top ranked player for the past eight years and has now defended his title three times since he first won it in 2013 by beating Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand. 

Nov 29, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Chess Olympiad: Indian men beat Egypt; Women hold Georgia

Indian women played out a hard-fought draw against experienced Georgia 1 team

Oct 01, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand rests as Indian men take on El Salvador

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is expected to rest on Tuesday as the Indian men take on El Salvador in the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

Sep 24, 2018, 22:22 PM IST

Vaishali to be India's first visually impaired player at World Chess Olympiad

Forty-five-year-old Vaishali Salavkar from Maharashtra has been playing chess for the past 20-25 years and is an eight-time national champion 

Sep 22, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Pune school student bags two medals at 14th Asian School Chess Championship

 City boy Akshay Borgaonkar bagged two medals - a gold and a silver -- at the recently concluded 14th Asian School Chess Championship in Sri Lanka in the under-9 years group.

Jul 19, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Chennai boy R Praggnanandhaah is now second youngest Grandmaster in the world

He is also the second player to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess before turning 13. 

Jun 25, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Vikramaditya Kulkarni shocks Ukrainian GM Tukhaev

 Mumbai's IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni stunned GM Adam Tukhaev of Ukraine in an eighth round match of the 11th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament today.

Jun 09, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

12 elite women players for AICF Women Grandmaster Chess

Twelve elite women players, six Indians and as many overseas players, will figure in the SBI Life-AICF Women Grandmaster Chess Championship at the Acres Club in suburban Chembur  from June 12-19.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

Altibox Norway chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin to finish joint second

Playing out his his third successive decisive game, Viswanathan Anand got the better of Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the final round to end joint second in the Altibox Norway chess tournament, here today.

Jun 08, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand loses to Fabiano Caruana in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand went down fighting against Fabiano Caruana of United States in the eighth and penultimate round to slip to fifth spot in the Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand draws with Wesley So at Altibox Norway Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand played out his fourth draw on the trot, signing peace with Wesley So of United States in the fourth round of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 02, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura to an easy draw in Norway

  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against American Hikaru Nakamura in the second round of Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

May 31, 2018, 09:25 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand lies tied second in Norway blitz

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a fine performance to be placed tied second in the blitz tournament of the Altibox Norway chess tournament.

May 28, 2018, 22:31 PM IST

Delhi teenager Prithu Gupta gets GM norm

Having started playing chess only four years back, Prithu has had a good record, having drawn with world No 23, GM Le QuangLiem (rated 2737 from Vietnam) and GM ItturizagaBonelli Eduardo (rated 2650 from Venezuela).

Mar 20, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

With change of rules and attitude, India to field strongest team at Chess Olympiad

The five-member Indian men's team at the Olympiad will be spearheaded by five-time World Champion and presently the World No.10 Grand Master Viswanathan Anand.

Mar 20, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial Rapid Chess

Anand defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk and Daniil Dubov of Russia and Hikaru Nakamura of the United States enroute to his final score.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST