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Viswanathan Anand
Sports  /  Published 16.11.19

Endgame: Knights make moves beyond the board

India is witnessing a chess boom. Sixty-five Grandmasters and none other than Vladimir Kramnik saying India is the next superpower in the 64-square game.But amidst all the glitter, there is gloom too....
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.11.19

Chess knights to shine at Eden Gardens

Reigning and former world chess champions Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be at the Eden during one of the five days when India host Bangladesh in the historic Day-Night pink-ball Test, star...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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

North East  /  Published 18.06.19

Chess prodigy hopes for gold

Eight-year-old chess prodigy Arshiya Das has set her sights on gold at the Asian School Chess Championship in Uzbekistan.“I am ready to participate in the competition. I am confident that I will pla...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

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 17.11.18

Indians no more seen as snake charmers: Anand

Viswanathan Anand, a five-time world chess champion and national icon, spoke to The Telegraph the other evening.Few mega achievers, by the way, are as modest as Anand. Little wonder, then, that he has...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta


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