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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...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...
Vishwanathan Anand

Turning 50, Vishy Anand continues to inspire a generation of Grandmasters

For someone whose name is synonymous with the boost in Indian chess, Viswanathan Anand has earned himself a permanent place in the...
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Top 10 Indian players who defy age

Sports, for the most part, is regarded as the domain of the young, but the conventional definition has taken a different course...

Praggnanandhaa wins the London Chess Classic FIDE Open 2019

India's young grandmaster Praggnanandhaa, who became the youngest Indian ever and the second youngest in the world to cross the Elo live...
Raunak Sadhwani

13-yr-old Grandmaster from Nagpur aspires to become a World Champion

Raunak’s is the kind of commitment that has been acknowledged by players such as Vishwanathan Anand.
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Abhimanyu breaks Praggnanandhaa’s record to become youngest IM

Grand Master Praggnanandhaa had become the IM at the age of 10 years 9 month and 20 days on May 30 2016, while Abhimanyu got there 17 days earlier
Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand likely to train upcoming chess wizards from India next year

Viswanathan Anand can team up with Russia's Vladimir Kramnik to help train India's upcoming chess wizards in Chennai next year.

Praggnanandhaa dedicates his World title to deceased 2-year-old Sujith

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa announced at a felicitation function that he would like to dedicate his title to the deceased.

World Junior Chess Championships – India gets a promising start

Indian contingent off to a decent start at the World Junior Championships.

India win 7 medals as Praggnanandhaa is crowned king at World Youth Chess Championship

India’s R Praggnanandhaa emerged as the unconquered king in the World Youth Chess Championship, claiming the coveted gold in the Under-18 Open.

Praggnanandhaa poised to take Under-18 Open title at World Youth Chess Championship

India are well-placed to pocket a few medals in the World Youth Chess Championship, with Praggnanandhaa all but likely to lead the charge with a gold medal.

EXCLUSIVE: Praggnanandhaa confident of victory in the World Youth Chess Championship

Praggnanandhaa expressed his confidence of winning the World Youth Chess Championship in an exclusive interview with The Bridge.

Praggnanandhaa slips to 2nd position in Round 7 of World Youth Chess Championships

India’s best hopes rest on A Harshini, who inched to 4.5 points with a comfortable win, and Makhija Aashna, with four points, who too was yet to finish her match.

Pranav, Rakshitta lead India’s challenge at U-14 categories of World Youth Chess Championship

Indians continued to hold sway in the Under-14 categories of the World Youth Chess Championship, with Pranav Anand and Rakshitta Ravi scoring victories,

Indian players enjoy mixed luck in Round 4 of World Youth Chess Championship 2019

R Praggnanandhaa scored a comfortable victory and P Iniyan had a tough draw and Divya Deshmukh suffered an upset defeat

India begin campaign at World Youth Chess Championship 2019 on winning note

India began their campaign in the World Youth Chess Championship 2019 on a thumping note.