News  /  Published 20.05.22

In pics: Ayushmann Khurrana in town, ‘Dadagiri’ finale and more…

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By My Kolkata Web Desk

Sports  /  Published 08.05.22

Gukesh wins Sunway Formentera Open

Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh on Sunday emerged champion in the 1st Chessable Sunway Formentera Open 2022 chess tournament here. It was a hat-trick of titles for him after he had previously won the La ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Punta Prima (Spain)

Sports  /  Published 03.05.22

Mary Ann in 20-member chess squad

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Monday announced a 20-member squad for the 44th Chess Olympiad as India gears up to host the tournament in Chennai from July 28 to August 10. Being hosts, Ind...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Campus  /  Published 02.05.22

Nava Nalanda hosts inter-alumni chess competition Chaturanga 2022

Nava Nalanda Alumni Association and Nava Nalanda Group of Schools came together to organise the first edition of the chess competition ...
By Soham Naha

Sports  /  Published 04.04.22

Karjakin set to appeal ban

Russian Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin is all set to launch an appeal against his six-month ban by Fide, the international chess federation. According to sports website, Karjakin has ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.22

Offline chess set to return

Off-line chess is all set to make a comeback in Jharkhand after a year. Chaibasa, the district headquarters of West Singhbhum, is hosting the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee State Open Rapid and Blitz Ch...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 18.03.22

Invasion mars tight-knit world of chess

Ties between Russia and Ukraine have traditionally been strong in chess. But the war threatens to destroy that relationship. The world federation has sanctioned Russia and Belarus but is itself in the...
By Deutsche Welle

Sports  /  Published 17.03.22

India to host 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai

The 44th Chess Olympiad will be organised in Chennai later this year, making it the second major global event of the sport to be held in India after the World Championship match in 2013. The event was...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 16.03.22

FIDE suspends Russia and Belarus

World chess governing body FIDE on Wednesday suspended Russia and Belarus from all its tournaments until further notice due to the invasion of Ukraine, jeopardising the two countries' participatio...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Culture  /  Published 13.03.22

War and Games

Carlin’s email reads: “Sport reaches the hearts of people, bypassing the brain, and as such it can be used as an instrument of political persuasion. Countless examples exist of sports bein...
By Angshuman Roy


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