Sports  /  Published 07.11.19

Chess knights to shine at Eden Gardens

Reigning and former world chess champions Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be at the Eden during one of the five days when India host Bangladesh in the historic Day-Night pink-ball Test, star...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.20

Virtual lesson with chess pros

Chess enthusiasts across Jharkhand can look forward to add an edge to their moves during virtual training sessions by pros, organised by Jamshedpur Chess Academy (JCA) starting July 1.The sessions wil...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.20

He Czech-mated closer to IM dream

Young chess champ Vatsal Singhania, with roots in Sakchi, has inched closer to the IM (International Master) title, thanks to his stellar show at an international chess contest in Czech Republic earli...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Date with the Mother of all inspirations

A 17-year-old on a school trip to the mother-cum-manager accompanying the world’s No.10 chess player on a tournament tour — Lotis Key’s two visits to the city, 40 years apart, have only the Moth...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.05.20

Chess prodigy’s return to health brings cheer to the game

Growing up in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Irina Krush often went to Asser Levy Park at Coney Island and beat the men playing chess there.Many of those who fell were sharp characters, too. More than a fe...
By David Waldstein in New York


Sports  /  Published 22.04.20

BRIEFS: PV Sindhu role

World champion PV Sindhu was on Wednesday unveiled as one of the ambassadors for Badminton World Federation (BWF)’s ‘I am badminton’ awareness campaign. It provides a platform for players to exp...
By Staff Reporter & PTI in Calcutta/New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.06.19

Chess prodigy hopes for gold

Eight-year-old chess prodigy Arshiya Das has set her sights on gold at the Asian School Chess Championship in Uzbekistan.“I am ready to participate in the competition. I am confident that I will pla...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Sports  /  Published 24.11.19

Grandmaster Wesley speaks about his playing style, his chess idols and being at home in India

In town to participate in the 2019 Tata Steel Chess India — Rapid and Blitz, a part of the Grand Chess Tour 2019, in Calcutta, 26-year-old Filipino-American grandmaster Wesley So took time out to sp...
By Aniruddha Biswas in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.11.19

Endgame: Knights make moves beyond the board

India is witnessing a chess boom. Sixty-five Grandmasters and none other than Vladimir Kramnik saying India is the next superpower in the 64-square game.But amidst all the glitter, there is gloom too....
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 24.11.18

You can feel empty after a win: Viswanathan Anand

Did you feel different the fifth time you won the world championship compared to the first time you won it?Yes. The first time was not at the first attempt. So, there was this big feeling of satisfact...
By Saionee Chakraborty


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