News  /  Published 16.09.22

Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua faces twelve challengers at once

What happens when 12 players challenge a Grandmaster to one-to-one games of chess at the same time? Those who attended the simultaneous chess exhibition match with Dibyendu Barua in the community zone...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Sports  /  Published 07.09.22

Vishy hopeful of Indian on top

Viswanathan Anand firmly believes that India has enough talent to produce the next Chess World Champion but not before 2025 since there is no "quicker pathway" and the process to create one ...
By PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 19.08.22

Tourney opening move for chess under New Town Axis Mall flyover

International Master Arghyadip Das, a New Town CC Block resident, played a crucial role in getting the affiliations in place for the tournament, held under the aegis of Sara Bangla Daba Sangstha. &ldq...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Sports  /  Published 15.08.22

Anand hails generational shift in Indian chess

Viswanathan Anand, Fide’s new deputy president, said the international chess federation will give its best shot to bring back No. 1 chess player Magnus Carlsen into the World Championship fold. ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.08.22

Two bronze for India

The India women’s A team achieved a first at the 44th Chess Olympiad by winning the country’s first-ever medal in the women’s section while the men claimed their second bronze medal ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 09.08.22

FIDE: Putin is still king

The world chess federation FIDE has chosen to continue with Russian Arkady Dvorkovich as the head of the organization. This despite the international sanctions on Russia following the invasion of Ukra...
By Holger Hank

Sports  /  Published 07.08.22

India's 75th GM

Chess prodigy V Pranav on Sunday became India's 75th Grandmaster by winning a tournament in Romania. The Chennai-based Pranav won the Limpedea Open in Baia Mare, Romania to secure his third and f...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 07.08.22

FIDE honours

Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand was on Sunday elected Deputy President of FIDE, the sport's world governing body, while incumbent President Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 07.08.22

Gukesh shows class in upset win

Young Indian Grandmaster D. Gukesh recorded his eighth successive win as India B thrashed star-studded US in a massive upset at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram on Saturday The team — co...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.08.22

Humpy, Vaishali shine

India’s top player Koneru Humpy and R. Vaishali led the women’s ‘A’ team to a 3-1 win over a strong Georgian side in the sixth round of the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Wednesda...
By PTI in Mamallapuram


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