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

Sports  /  Published 27.04.21

Nepo earns right to fight Carlsen

Russian Grandmaster and world No. 4 Ian Nepomniachtchi has won the Candidates tournament with a round to spare. He will face world champion Magnus Carlsen for the title in Dubai in November this year....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.04.21

Nepo, Giri register victories

An exciting 12th round with four decisive results on Saturday left only two players in contention to win the Fide Candidates tournament being held in Yekaterinberg, Russia. Dutch Grandmaster Anish Gi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.03.21

Chess tourneys in Kolhan from April

District-level chess tournaments will resume in Kolhan post-pandemic from early April. The West Singhbhum District Chess Association (WSDCA) is organising the 11th Padmabai Rungta Memorial ...

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.21

Offline chess to resume soon in state

Offline chess in Jharkhand is set to be back after more than a year. The global pandemic had forced the players to make virtual moves but the wait has ended with All Jharkhand Chess Association (AJCA...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.21

Chess veteran is Players Forum secy

In a huge boost for the chess fraternity of Jharkhand, International Master (IM) Neeraj Kumar Mishra has been elected as the secretary of Chess Players Forum (CPF). The Jamshedpur-based Mis...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 01.01.21

Right moves in pandemic year

The Queen’s Gambit impact When Netflix released a mini-series titled The Queen’s Gambit, few would have thought that it have such an impact. Beginning in the mid-1950s and proceeding into...
By Angshuman Roy

Sports  /  Published 30.12.20

Surya's online chess training school

Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly, along with fellow GMs RB Ramesh and Magesh Panchanathan (now settled in US), is starting an online chess training school, which gets up and running from January 1. &...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.12.20

Online chess tourney on Dec 29, 30

The East Singhbhum District Chess Association is set to conduct two online district-level events on December 29 and 30. While the women’s championship will be held on Tuesday,the  district...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Sports  /  Published 02.12.20

US grandmaster stuns world champion in final

But Carlsen failed to play two good games in a row and as he erred while trying to force a draw, So hit back to level the scores.  Carlsen had a chance to regain the advantage in the t...
By Our Bureau


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