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Chess
Jharkhand  /  Published 17.06.21

Steel city's 9-year-old chess prodigy

Steel city youngster Adhiraj Mitra loves to beat rivals of higher age groups across the chess board, after starting the game two-and-a-half-years back. The 9-year-old belies his age with intelligent ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.21

Steel city kids win state chess fest

Steel city youngsters Adhiraj Mitra and Navieka Jaiswal won the online state under-12 championship, part of the Jharkhand Chess Association’s chess festival. While Adhiraj, who earlier topped t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.21

Dhanbad youth wins state chess event

Ishant Kumar of Dhanbad claimed the state under-14 championship, part of the online chess festival. Ishant Kumar and Adhiraj Mitra of East Singhbhum scored 5.5 points each (out of 7 games) and tied f...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.21

Steel city kids win state chess festival

Adhiraj Mitra and Kriti Kumari, both from East Singhbhum, emerged champions in the under-18 state championship, a part of an ongoing online chess festival in the state. Shaswata Paul (West Singhbhum)...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.21

Virtual chess festival for under-18

The All Jharkhand Chess Association is organising an online chess festival in the state for the U-18, 16, 14, 12 and 10 age groups in both boys and girls categories to select players for upcoming...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.21

Bitan Banerjee wins state chess contest

International Master Bitan Banerjee of Bengal emerged champion (on basis of tie-break) at the online blitz chess tournament organised by the All Jharkhand Chess Association on May 15. Banerjee scored...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.21

Biggies to join online chess tourney

Three Grandmasters and 11 International Masters will be making smart moves across the board in an online blitz chess tournament starting this evening. The event is being organised by All Jharkhand Ch...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.05.21

B. Tata Rao dies of Covid at 82

B. Tata Rao, one of the pioneers for bringing chess to the steel city, died of Coronavirus infection at Tata Main Hospital on Thursday. Fondly called BT da, the 82-year-old was a resident of Adityapu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.21

'Checkmate Covid' for chess players

Jharkhand’s chess community can look forward to getting a much-needed financial aid during the Covid-19 pandemic. The All India Chess Federation has come up with an initiative called `Chec...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.21

2 women among 4 new chess arbiters

With chess having a solid footing in Jharkhand, more candidates are set to clear the national arbiter examination. A wide section of players from the state have proved their mettle in nation...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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