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Chess
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.19

Youngest knight to rule the chessboard in state

He loves watching cartoons, gorging on butter masala dosa and is as jovial as most of the 7-year-olds you will come across. What sets Adhiraj Mitra apart is that he is the youngest international Fide-...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 08.08.19

India now Grandmaster of chess, says Viswanathan Anand

Sixtyfour. That’s the number of Grandmasters India now have in the game of sixtyfour squares. “It’s a sweet number if you ask me,” Viswanathan Anand, India’s first Grandmaster and the man wh...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.20

Anand lands in India after being stuck abroad over three months

Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand finally returned to India on Saturday after being stuck in Germany for over three months due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the Covid-1...
By PTI in Chennai

North East  /  Published 14.10.19

Teen player and World Cup winner from Assam recounts his days of struggle

From playing amateur chess on computers to representing India in World Youth Chess Championships, Assam’s promising player Dhrupad Kashyap has gone through ups and downs, but never caved in and toda...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.20

Virtual chess tournament for boys

The East Singhbhum District Chess Association (ESDCA) has come up with a virtual chess tournament for budding chess enthusiasts amid the restrictions induced by Covid-19. The daylong online event is a...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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