Saturday, July 2, 2022

Vishwanathan Anand’s golden run ultimately reaches conclusion

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Viswanathan Anand made a queen-move when his rival Shakhriyar Mamedyarov was not around. He noted down the move and at once realised the decisive error he had committed. He foresaw a two-move checkmate that Mamedyarov could deliver. The moment Mamedyarov returned...

AICF makes u-turn on Vishwanathan Anand FIDE post after controversy

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On Monday, the All India Chess Federation (AICF) stated that it supports Viswanathan Anand's candidacy for FIDE deputy president, clarifying its position after anonymous emails indicated that former AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan was the best candidate for the...
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The Magnificent Rise of R Praggnanandhaa

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The young Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa (full name Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa) is one of India's emerging chess talents. His glorious journey in Chess is mesmerizing and he has made India proud on multiple occasions. R Praggnanandhaa also pulled off the...
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R Praggananandhaa defeats Magnus Carlsen for the second time in three months

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R Praggananandhaa appears to gradually become one of the greatest Chess success stories from the Indian subcontinent, and his recent form has seen him defeat World Champion Magnus Carlsen for the second time in his career. PRAGGANANANDHAA FIRST DEFEATED WORLD...
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R Praggananandhaa becomes sole winner of Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament 2022

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In what can only be described as another feather in his increasingly illustrated cap, 16 year old Indian Grandmaster R Praggananandhaa has won the prestigious Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament. With his victory over compatriot Grandmaster D Gukesh in the...
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44th Chess Olympiad heading to Chennai in July-August as India wins bid

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The 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad, the biggest event of the game featuring the elites, is set to take place in the city of Chennai between July and August this year. The Olympiad was originally set to take...
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Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa pulls off a stunning victory over World Champion Magnus Carlsen at...

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The Chess prodigy, Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa was triumphant against the World champion Magnus Carlsen in a shocking fashion. On Monday, in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters, an online rapid chess tournament, Carlsen was defeated by the youngest...

AICF unveils revised calendar, National Chess Championship heading to Kanpur this month

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The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has released the revised calendar for the upcoming National Championships and International Opens due taking place this year with the flagship event, the MPL 28th National Chess Championship heading to Kanpur. The event...
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Indian chess prodigy R. Praggnanandhaa wins Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour

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Back in December 2019, a young teenager from Chennai named Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa made headlines in the chess community for achieving a monumental Elo rating of 2602 at a striking age of 14 years, 3 months and 26 days, becoming...

How India has become a chess powerhouse?

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Even though Cricket enjoys the most popularity in India, chess has slowly climbed up the popularity ladder. Although the game is not much suited for TV it sure is better suited for the internet where players from all around...

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Adorable pictures of Anouk Hoogendijk!!

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Anouk Hoogendijk - Dutch professional footballer. Picture Credits - Anouk Hoogendijk (Instagram)