Vishwanathan Anand
Opinion  /  Published 19.06.22

Younger brother is watching

Host Qatar and Fifa have revealed the official mascot for Fifa World Cup 2022. La’eeb looks like a flying sheikh or Casper in a keffiyeh, carrying a football. But long before mascots became a di...
By Upala Sen

Sports  /  Published 12.06.22

Unbeaten Praggu bags Norway title

R. Praggnanandhaa, the young Indian Grandmaster, emerged winner in the Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament in Stavanger with 7.5 points from nine rounds. The 16-year old, who was the top-seed,...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 02.12.21

Vishwanathan's biopic is ambitious: Aanand Rai

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai says his upcoming biopic on five-time world chess grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand will trace the sports icon's personal journey. Rai said he is excited to bring the life stor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 21.11.21

For Anand, Carlsen is the king

Thirteen. That’s the number of minutes Viswanathan Anand spoke about reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen during the 25-minute conversation at the National Library. The Norwegian’s hung...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.11.21

Anand promises exciting tournament

The Tata Steel Chess India — Rapid & Blitz 2021 begins on November 17 and the tournament’s ambassador, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, has promised to be “all over th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 31.07.21

Anand to lead India in online Chess Olympiad

Five-time world Champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India in the second online chess Olympiad, scheduled from September 8-15. The Indian team had shared the title with Russia in the last edition and...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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

Science  /  Published 30.09.18

Should chess be a subject in school? Some countries agree

Chess and mathematics go back a long way if you go by the famous story of the maharaja and his courtier, the inventor of Chaturanga, the Sanskrit name for chess. This is a story that has travelled the...
By Aswin Sekhar

Sports  /  Published 29.12.19

Koneru Humpy claims Rapid crown

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the World Women’s Rapid Chess Championship title after drawing the Armageddon game against Lei Tingjie of China here.The 32-year-old Indian made a stunning co...
By PTI in Moscow


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