Sports  /  Published 11.06.22

Rahul is India's 74th GM

Rahul Srivatshav P of Telangana has become India's 74th Grandmaster, achieving the title after breaking the 2500 (Elo points) barrier in live FIDE ratings during the 9th Cattolica Chess Festival 2...
By Our bureau and PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 02.06.22

Viswanathan Anand wins in 40 moves

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in 40 moves in the first round of the classical section of the Norway Chess tournament here. The win over the French player late on ...

Sports  /  Published 08.05.22

Gukesh wins Sunway Formentera Open

Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh on Sunday emerged champion in the 1st Chessable Sunway Formentera Open 2022 chess tournament here. It was a hat-trick of titles for him after he had previously won the La ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Punta Prima (Spain)

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 10.11.21

GM Mitrabha promises more

Mitrabha Guha became the country’s 72nd Grandmaster (GM) after he defeated Nikola Sedlak to bag his third and final GM norm at the GM Third Saturday Mix 220 tournament in Novi Sad, Serbia on Mon...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


News  /  Published 09.11.21

Kolkata-based Mitrabha Guha becomes India's 72nd Grandmaster

Guha achieved the GM title just two days after Sankalp Gupta did so during an event in Arandjelovac, Serbia to become the country's 71st GM. ...
By PTI in Kolkata

Sports  /  Published 08.11.21

Sankalp Gupta India's 71st GM

Sankalp Gupta has become India's 71st Grandmaster by scoring 6.5 points and finishing second in the GM Ask 3 round-robin event in Arandjelovac, Serbia. Gupta secured the three required GM norms in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.21

Biggies to join online chess tourney

Three Grandmasters and 11 International Masters will be making smart moves across the board in an online blitz chess tournament starting this evening. The event is being organised by All Jharkhand Ch...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 26.12.18

2018 has been a boom year for Indian chess

DropoutsThough Indians are reigning at the junior level, the same cannot be said for the senior level. The Indian chess community has a problem of dropouts. Guttula says top junior Indian players tak...
By Aruna Rathod

Sports  /  Published 27.11.19

Chess champ: Pentala Harikrishna

Chess grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna, who is ranked No. 2 in the board game in India, spoke to t2 on the sidelines of the just-concluded Tata Steel Chess India — Rapid and Blitz, part of the Grand ...
By Aniruddha Biswas in Calcutta


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