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Chess Olympiad: Indian Men beat Czech Republic, Hungarian eves shock Indian Women

Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a 2.5-1.5 win over Czech Republic but the women's team suffered a shocking 1-3 defeat against Hungary in the eighth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand eyes the world title in rapid and blitz chess

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand starts as one of the favourites in the world rapid and blitz chess championship.

Oct 10, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Indian bank on Harikrishna in World Team Chess Championship

Grandmaster P Harikrishna will be the driving force as a slightly depleted Indian team will take on some of the finest teams in the World Team Chess championship, here.

Apr 18, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Krishnan Sasikiran

Impressed by Vishwanathan Anand's twin titles this year, Indian chess Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikaran said that the five-time world champion is right on track for the coveted FIDE World Championship showdown against Magnus Carlsen.

Oct 16, 2014, 23:42 PM IST

Krishnan Sasikiran keeps India in hunt for historic podium finish

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a creditable 2.5-1.5 victory over Germany in the 10th and penultimate round to stay in contention for a podium finish at the 41st Chess Olympiad here.

Aug 13, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Adhiban wins silver; qualifies for World Cup

Grandmaster B Adhiban clinched a silver medal and also a berth at the next year`s World Chess Cup after a hard-fought draw with Yu Yangyi of China in the final round of the Asian Continental Chess Championship, here on Saturday.

Apr 26, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

Sasikiran ousted from World Cup; Adhiban to face Nakamura

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran made his exit from the World Chess Cup, losing to Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the rapid tie-break games of the second round that concluded on Saturday.

Aug 17, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Sasikiran holds Karjakin in World Chess Cup

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran kept himself in the hunt by holding Sergey Karjakin of Russia to a draw in the first game of the second round of World Chess Cup.

Aug 15, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Adhiban, Sasikiran in second round of World Chess Cup

Former National champions B Adhiban and Krishnan Sasikiran raised their performance when it mattered and clinched their respective tie-break games to enter the second round of the chess World Cup here.

Aug 14, 2013, 11:34 AM IST

Negi`s defeat allows Korobov to emerge as sole leader

India`s Parimarjan Negi lost to Anton Korobov of Ukraine while Krishnan Sasikiran and Abhijeet Gupta signed peace with their respective opponents in the ninth and penultimate round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup, here on Saturday.

Dec 29, 2012, 21:37 PM IST

Abhijeet Gupta beats leader Korobov; Sasi outsmarts Negi

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta spiced up the AICF-AAI Cup by defeating the tournament leader Anton Korobov of Ukraine in the seventh round, here on Thursday.

Dec 27, 2012, 19:36 PM IST

Korobov stays in lead; Sasikiran beats Gupta

Grandmaster Anton Korobov maintained a slender half-point lead after drawing with nearest competitor Evgeny Alekseev in the sixth round of the AICF-AAI Chess Cup.

Dec 26, 2012, 21:32 PM IST

Negi beats Sasikiran, shares lead with Wojtaszek

Grandmaster and Asian champion Parimarjan Negi crashed through the defenses of countrymate Krishnan Sasikiran to emerge as the joint leader after the second round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup here today.

Dec 22, 2012, 20:48 PM IST

Chess Olympiad: Indian men let United States off the hook

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran slipped in the final stages as India settled for a draw despite being at the threshold of victory against the USA.

Sep 01, 2012, 11:05 AM IST

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.

May 23, 2012, 21:07 PM IST

India outclass Israel on final day to emerge winners

Indian team rode on a superb show by Grandmaster (GM) Krishnan Sasikiran to outclass their Israeli counterparts 29.5-18.5.

Apr 04, 2012, 21:34 PM IST