Magnus Carlsen
Sports  /  Published 11.06.22

Anand falters, Carlsen pulls ahead

Viswanathan Anand’s campaign at the Norway Chess tournament suffered a setback after he lost to Azerbaijan’s Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the ninth round even as world champion Magnus Carlsen ...

Sports  /  Published 07.06.22

Anand pips Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand upstaged world No.1 Magnus Carlsen in Armageddon at the Norway Chess tournament, but was unhappy that he let go an advantageous position in classical chess. The two grandmasters had...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 04.06.22

Anand stays on top with 3rd victory

Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand continued his winning run in the Classical section of the Norway Chess tournament here as he defeated China’s Wang Hao in the third round to remain on top o...

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 01.06.22

Anand beats Carlsen, gets top-five finish

Chess ace Viswanathan Anand outplayed Magnus Carlsen in Round VII of the blitz event of the Norway Chess on way to a fourth-place finish. The former world champion, however, suffered defeats to Anish...
By The Telegraph


Sports  /  Published 26.05.22

Praggu’s final date with Carlsen slayer

  Young Grandmaster R. Praggnanandhaa, known in the chess fraternity as Praggu, became the first Indian player to reach the final of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters tourname...
By The Telegraph in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 22.03.22

Candidates cloud on Putin-backer GM

Russian Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin has been banned from competition for six months because of his support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the international chess federation (Fide) said on Mon...
By Reuters

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


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