Chess Player
People  /  Published 03.01.23

Koustav Chatterjee carries on West Bengal’s chess Grandmaster tradition

A South Point alumnus, Koustav, the state’s 10th Grandmaster, loves reading, and playing football and volleyball...
By Atreyo Mukhopadhyay

Places  /  Published 27.07.22

The champ, the challenger… meet the players who checkmate the chaos of Gariahat

Under the flyover, My Kolkata caught up with some regulars of the unique Gariahat Chess Club...
By Samriddha Dutta and Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 13.07.22

Surya wins title

The 39-year old GM from Calcutta scores 6.5 points from 7 rounds to take the top prize...

People  /  Published 08.06.22

A chat with Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa on his love for chess and more

Don’t think about the outcome of what you do. Just give it your best, says the chess prodigy who was once India’s youngest grand master...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.21

Steel city's chess prodigy aims high

The Magnus Carlsen fan has already bagged the under-11, 13, 15 and senior titles...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.21

Steel city kids win state chess festival

Adhiraj Mitra and Kriti Kumari set to represent Jharkhand in national games...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.21

'Checkmate Covid' for chess players

'Checkmate Covid' to provide financial and medical support to the disadvantaged of all age groups...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.21

Chess veteran is Players Forum secy

Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua to continue as vice-president of the association...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 15.02.20

Gujrathi jumps to top spot in Prague Chess

He has jumped to the top spot in the Masters category of the Prague Chess festival here...
By PTI in Prague

Sports  /  Published 16.11.19

Endgame: Knights make moves beyond the board

Chess doesn’t give you financial security, says Grandmaster Thipsay...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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