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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 in

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

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

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 in

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


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