Tag Archives: Chess


Isle of Man International

Gujrathi jumps to joint lead, Anand draws

DOUGLAS (Isle of Man): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Latvian grandmaster Shirov Alexei but Vidit Gujrathi notched up a win over Benjamin Bok of The Netherlands to jump to joint...

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Asian Indoor Games

Asian Indoor Games: Padmini-Tania, Karthikeyan-Das add bronze medals

Indian women and men’s Under-23 teams collected bronze medals in rapid chess competitions in the Asian Indoor Games here on Tuesday. Padmini Rout and Tania Sachdev reached the semi finals but failed to progress further,...

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Isle of Man International Tournament

Viswanathan Anand draws, Harika Dronavalli wins in Isle...

Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Germany’s Lampert Jonas but Harika Dronavalli notched up a win against German FIDE Master Michael Babar in the second round of the Isle of Man...

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Western Asia Youth Chess Championship

Mumbai lad Rishabh wins two bronze medals at...

MUMBAI: Rishabh Shah from Mumbai won two bronze medals in the under-14 rapid and blitz formats of the 2nd Western Asia Youth Chess Championship which recently concluded at Waskaduwa in Sri Lanka. Third-ranked Rishabh (ELO...

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Chess World Cup

Indian challenge ends

India’s challenge ended at the Chess World Cup here on Monday as Vidit Gujrathi and S.P. Sethuraman both lost in the tie-breakers of the third round. Sethuraman put up a stiff fight and took his...

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World Chess Cup

Anand wins, Harikrishna shocked in World Cup opener

TBILISI (Georgia): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand started off with a clinical victory over Li Tian Yeoh of Malaysia in the first round of the first game of World Chess Cup here on Sunday. The...

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World Cadet Chess Championship

Divya Deshmukh is mentally very strong for her...

NAGPUR: A day after Divya Deshmukh stamped her authority by winning the World Cadet Chess Championship in Brazil, coach and Grandmaster RB Ramesh heaped praise on the consistent performance of city’s little chess queen. Having...

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Asian Cities chess championship

Iran’s Rasht triumphs, KIIT finishes runner-up

Top seed Rasht emerged as the champion at the Asian Cities chess championship here on Friday. The Iranian team, comprising Arash Tahbaz, Mahyaar Mehry, Ali Faghiranvaz, Shahin Sadeh and A.M. Soozanker, finished with 16 points,...

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Divya Deshmukh brings home a gold

Cadet Chess: Divya Deshmukh brings home a gold

NAGPUR: City’s wonder girl Divya Deshmukh did the country proud by winning the only medal in the World Cadet Chess championship which concluded in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil, on Thursday. Maintaining her unbeaten run in...

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Asian cities chess championship opens

Three teams in top spot

Rasht (Iran), KIIT Bhubaneswar and Kolkata share the lead at the end of the second round of the Asian Cities chess championship here on Sunday. The results: Second round: Penang (Mas) 2 lost to Rasht...

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