Sports  /  Published 25.02.22

Kasparov, others cry out: help fight 'monster'

From football to boxing to tennis to chess, sportspersons from Ukraine and beyond have raised their voice in protest against Russian military operations in East European country. Some have been scathi...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 24.02.22

PM Modi, Tendulkar praise chess prodigy R Praggnanandhaa on win against world champion

Sixteen-year-old Chennai boy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa defeats world chess champion Magus Carlsen in Airthings Masters rapid chess tournament ...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.22

Letters to the Editor: The curious case of imitating a wealthy lifestyle

Surface pressure Sir — One does not need to be wealthy anymore to look the part. Recently a reality television star in South Korea, Song Ji-a, came under fire for donning counterfeit luxury clo...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 23.02.22

Teen star continues to impress

Continuing his good run, India’s teen prodigy R Praggnanandhaa registered wins against fellow Grandmasters Andrey Esipenko and Alexandra Kosteniuk in rounds 10 and 12 of the Airthings Masters, a...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 22.02.22

Teen knight topples king of chess

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa created a flutter early on Monday when he defeated world No. 1 and the reigning five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 03.01.22

Sau, Das excel in chess meet

The Future Hope annual chess tournament was held physically, following Covid-19 protocols, on the school premises. All games were played according to Fide rules with 50 playing a total of five rounds ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.21

Steel city's chess prodigy aims high

Steel city youngster Adhiraj Miitra has once again proved his mettle across the chessboard, after starting the game two-and-a-half years ago. The 9-year-old Jamshedpur-based Adhiraj held sway ov...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 11.12.21

Carlsen remains king of chess

Magnus Carlsen of  Norway retained the Fide World Chess Championship title, defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in Dubai, on Friday. Needing a point to seal the deal in game 11 itself, Carlsen, playing...
By Our Special Correspondent

Sports  /  Published 22.11.21

Aronian takes home blitz title

Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian won the blitz category of the Tata Steel Chess India defeating Arjun Erigaisi via Armageddon at the National Library on Sunday. Armageddon is a variant of blitz che...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 21.11.21

Erigaisi emerges sole leader

Arjun Erigaisi has half-a-point lead over Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian after nine rounds of blitz on the penultimate day of the Tata Steel Chess India at the National Library on Saturday. Erigai...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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