Sports  /  Published 05.07.22

Memoir on July 15

Ahead of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad, Hachette India on Tuesday announced the expanded paperback edition of five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand's widely acclaimed memoir "Mind M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 04.07.22

Chess Olympiad: Indians raring to go

India will field a third team in the Open section of the 44th Chess Olympiad to be held at Mamallapuram near here from July 28 to August 10, the All India Chess Federation (AICF) said on Sunday. With...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 01.07.22

Cold War on a chessboard

Where is Bobby Fischer? It is July 1, 1972, and the National Theater in Reykjavik is getting restless. The hall where the "Match of the Century" is to open is mostly full, but one seat remai...
By Deutsche Welle

Sports  /  Published 19.06.22

Chess Olympiad: Modi part of a first

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the first-ever torch relay for the Chess Olympiad ahead of the 44th edition of the event, which is to be held in Mahabalipuram from July 28 to ...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.22

Younger brother is watching

Host Qatar and Fifa have revealed the official mascot for Fifa World Cup 2022. La’eeb looks like a flying sheikh or Casper in a keffiyeh, carrying a football. But long before mascots became a di...
By Upala Sen


Sports  /  Published 18.06.22

It's time to give back to the game: Anand

It's time to give back to the sport, says the legendary Viswanathan Anand, who is seeking to enter global chess administration with an aim to make it professionally more enticing for the youth. A...
By Saptak Ghosh in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 12.06.22

Unbeaten Praggu bags Norway title

R. Praggnanandhaa, the young Indian Grandmaster, emerged winner in the Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament in Stavanger with 7.5 points from nine rounds. The 16-year old, who was the top-seed,...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 11.06.22

Rahul is India's 74th GM

Rahul Srivatshav P of Telangana has become India's 74th Grandmaster, achieving the title after breaking the 2500 (Elo points) barrier in live FIDE ratings during the 9th Cattolica Chess Festival 2...
By Our bureau and PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 11.06.22

Anand falters, Carlsen pulls ahead

Viswanathan Anand’s campaign at the Norway Chess tournament suffered a setback after he lost to Azerbaijan’s Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the ninth round even as world champion Magnus Carlsen ...

News  /  Published 10.06.22

How New Town’s urban void was filled

Architect Abin Chaudhuri, whose Abin Design Studio along with Kolkata Architecture Foundation, has designed New Town landmarks like Nazrul Tirtha and The Newtown School, was in charge of the Community...
By Abin Chaudhuri in Salt Lake


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