Sports  /  Published 30.12.19

Koneru Humpy in hunt

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy stayed in the hunt for a second title at the women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championships after being placed second, along with three others, in the blitz competition ...
By PTI in Moscow

Sports  /  Published 29.12.19

Koneru Humpy claims Rapid crown

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the World Women’s Rapid Chess Championship title after drawing the Armageddon game against Lei Tingjie of China here.The 32-year-old Indian made a stunning co...
By PTI in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.19

Teen readies minus worries

A 15-year-old girl from Bengal could participate in the Asian Youth Chess Championships in Thailand last year only after her mother mortgaged her gold ornaments.Bristy Mukherjee is gearing up for the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

School celebrates student’s chess glory

Kerala Public School, Kadma, felicitated its student Sanchit Mukherjee, who was declared team champion (ICSE schools) at the 65th SGFI National School Chess Championship (for Under-17 boys) held at He...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 06.01.19

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has big dreams

He cries after painful losses. Only for a couple of minutes though, mostly, says his coach. He isn’t swayed by compliments, they only make him a better player. And, he has his sights set on the worl...
By Saionee Chakraborty


Sports  /  Published 26.11.19

Anand solace in son Akhil

Viswanathan Anand was a distraught man on Tuesday. Anand, who was in the running for a slot in the Grand Chess Tour Finals, saw his chances blowing apart, after a heart-breaking loss to Dutch No. 1 An...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.19

Crown & record for Carlsen

He came he saw and, well, he conquered. That in a nutshell has been the story of Magnus Carlsen’s stay in the city over the last five days.At the iconic National Library on Tuesday evening, the worl...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.11.19

Have highest respect for Anand: Carlsen

Thursday was a busy day for Magnus Carlsen. In town — his maiden visit to Calcutta — for the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz, the world chess champion attended the mandatory draw of lots ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 30.06.19

Chess, with a difference

Chess is an old, old game and has been ready for a makeover for quite a while. Auto Chess is a new way of looking at chess that is much more visual, action packed, easy and fun. It, however, is not so...
By Karan R. Gaikwad

Sports  /  Published 15.02.20

Gujrathi jumps to top spot in Prague Chess

India's no. 2 player Vidit S Gujrathi posted a win over Austrian GM Markus Ragger in the third round to jump to the top spot in the Masters category of the Prague Chess festival here.India had mixed l...
By PTI in Prague


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