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Grandmaster P Iniyan finishes second in German Chess tournament

India’s chess landscape has bloomed immensely in the last two decades, with its players winning international titles every now and then. The latest accomplishment by an Indian in the world of chess is by Grandmaster P Iniyan,...
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Chess legends Kramnik and Gelfand to train 14 young Indians

In Chennai, 14 young Indian chess players, most of them Grandmasters (GM), will be busy over the next 10 days training for six hours a day in various chess openings under two chess legends -- former world...

Polio didn’t stop this woman from becoming a six-time world champion in chess

Jennitha Anto is an international chess champion from Trichy. She is a wheelchair user who was affected by polio at the age of three. Jennitha is a six-time world champion who has won many laurels and recognitions...

Chess: India’s Koneru Humpy claims World Rapid Championship title

On Saturday, India's Koneru Humpy claimed the FIDE Women's World Rapid Chess Championships title in Moscow following an impressive show in a playoff that decided the winner. "This is my first world title, so...
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Grandmaster Humpy Koneru wins silver at Monaco Women’s Grand Prix

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy bagged a silver medal at the Women’s FIDE Grand Prix at the Yacht Club de Monaco. Humpy was, as usual, clinical but a bit unlucky not to pluck the gold. Aleksandra Kosteniuk was crowned...