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Rakesh Kulkarni

Coronavirus: Chess plays on while other sports struggle to cope with pandemic

At a time sporting activity has been hit hard across the globe due to COVID-19 pandemic, chess is one sport which seems to keep...
Vishwanathan Anand

Introduction of computers has changed the approach to chess: Viswanathan Anand

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand feels the advent of computers has changed the way players have approached chess over the years, with the two...
P Iniyan

Coronavirus: Chess marathon organised by GM Iniyan raises Rs 1.21 lakh

A total of Rs 1.21 lakh has been raised through a 72-hour-marathon online chess event organised by young Tamil Nadu Grandmaster P Iniyan to...
Indian League

Superkids, Chess Gurukul to meet in Superfinal of chess meet

Superkids will meet Team Chess Gurukul in the 'Superfinal' of the Indian League on Sunday as they took the top two spots in...
Indian Chess League

Chess Gurukul seizes lead on day 1 of Indian chess league

Team Chess Gurukul comprising young GM R Praggnanandhaa and national champion Aravindh Chithambaram took the lead on day one of the Indian League...
Chess (Source: The Writing Cooperative)

Chess thrives amid COVID-19 lockdown

The outbreak of COVID-19 across the world has brought several changes in the way of our life. Sports, overall have come to a standstill,...
GM Iniyan

Coronavirus: GM Iniyan to organise ‘Chess Marathon’ to raise funds

Grandmaster P Iniyan will be organising a 'Chess Marathon' from May 15 to 17 in an effort to raise funds for COVID-19 relief. Several...
Chess Team India

Chess: India suffers twin defeats in Online Nations Cup, finishes 5th

India continued their shoddy show losing to title contenders China and Russia by an identical margin of 1.5-2.5 in the ninth and 10th round...
Indian League

Over 25 Grandmaster to take part in Indian chess league

India's top chess players, including talented youngsters such as R Praggnanandhaa, D Gukesh, Nihal Sarin and national champion Aravindh Chithambaram will take part in...

Chess: India draw with Europe after win against Rest of World in Online Nations...

India played out a 2-2 draw against Europe in Online Nations Cup chess tournament in the eighth round, a setback after their first win...

Chess: Anand, Harikrishna lead India to win over Rest of World in Online Nations...

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand and P Harikrishna led India to their first win in the Online Nations Cup, beating Rest of the World...
Viswanatan Anand

Chess: Anand wins but Russia hold India 2-2 in Online Nations Cup

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand registered his first win but India were held to a 2-2 draw by Russia in the ongoing Online Nations...
GM Ankit Rajpara

Coronavirus: Online chess tourney raise Rs 15 lakh for Karnataka CM Relief Fund

The 'CheckmateCovid' online chess tournament raised an amount of Rs 15 lakh, which was donated to the Karnataka Chief Minister's COVID-19 Relief Fund. A total...
Vishwanathan Anand

Chess: India loses to Rest of World in Online Nations Cup

India went down to Rest of the World 1.5-2.5 in the second round of the Online Nations Cup on Tuesday after drawing its...
SL Narayanan

Online blitz chess tournament raises Rs 4 lakh for Kerala CM Relief Fund

An international online blitz chess tournament organised by Chess Kerala has raised Rs 4 lakh for the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. The...
AICF Chess (Source- ABC)

Chess Federation accuses secretary Deshpande of spreading false information

The All India Chess Federation's (AICF) five-member committee, which is currently running its day-to-day affairs, on Wednesday criticised secretary Vijay Deshpande for spreading "false...
Viswanathan Anand Yuzvendra Chahal

Coronavirus: Anand, Chahal raises Rs 8.8 lakh for waste pickers community

Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand and India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal among others took part in an online chess charity event, raising Rs 8.8...
Chess Players Forum

Chess Players Forum approaches FIDE to resolve AICF crisis

The Chess Players Forum, a collective group of players in the country, has appealed to the world federation (FIDE) to step in and resolve...
Mehar Chinna Reddy (Source: Delhi Chess Association/Facebook)

Online Chess Championships: Unseeded Indian Mehar upsets 7th seeded to regain top spot

Unseeded Indian International Master (IM) Mehar Chinna Reddy pulled off a big surprise when he defeated seventh-seeded Grandmaster Gregorz Nasuta of Poland on day...
Viswanathan Anand

Anand, Gujrathi, Humpy in strong Indian team for Online Nations Cup

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will spearhead India's challenge in the FIDE Online Nations Cup, to be held from May 5 to 10. The...
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