Saturday, June 6, 2020

Checkmate Covid: Online chess tournament fundraiser to fight against the pandemic

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From making donations to charities to organising fundraisers, world sports has always stepped forward to help fight the novel Coronavirus pandemic, even when sporting activities around the world has come to a complete halt. Today, mobile e-Sports platform  Mobile...

Sports India Exclusive with Anish Dayal: What EVERY Indian athlete needs to know about...

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India with its vast sea of humanity and widespread interest in sport should be producing world beaters in every manner of competition. With a population of over 1.2 billion, natural selection as good as demands it. That our performance in...

5-time World Champion and one of India’s greatest stranded in Germany due to Coronavirus

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With the start of the Bundesliga Chess League, Indian Chess icon Viswanathan Anand went to Germany to take part in the competition. Unfortunately, before his flight back to his home country this Monday, the Coronavirus pandemic gave birth to...

Meet Shashini Puvi, the 6 year old Indian Chess prodigy whipping up a storm!

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At a tender age when kids start learning the game of chess, Shashini Puvi from Bangalore is setting a benchmark. At just 6 years of age, Shashini has already been the crowned champion of three national level tournaments. Her...

Indian chess Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claims Women’s World Rapid Championship in Moscow

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Koneru Humpy is a renowned name in the world of chess. The Indian Grandmaster, who became the youngest woman ever to to achieve the title, has made the country proud again. In a fierce comeback to glory, she has...

Mastermind: World Champion Magnus Carlsen is also one of the best in the world...

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Chess is a game of intelligence. No use of brawn, all use of brain. The reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, holds a monumental IQ of 190. Trained under the legendary chess icon Garry Kasparov, Carlsen is widely regarded...

Next Viswanathan Anand in the making, 14-year-old Praggnanandhaa becomes second youngest chess player in...

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The game of chess has gifted us gigantic talents from its country of origin, notably K Sasikiran, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Tania Sachdev, Harikrishna, and of course, the one and only Vishwanathan Anand, the pride of India who has achieved...

Chess prodigy Praggnanandhaa faces burnout in U-20 championships due to back to back tournaments

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Two consecutive tournaments for chess prodigy R. Praggnanandhaa resulted in a burn-out, as the 14-year-old finished ninth in the recently concluded U-20 championship. The last 22 days has been hectic for the youngster, who took part in two major...

India’s challenge comes to a close in the Chess World Cup

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India's campaign at the Chess championships came to an end after both P. Hari Krishna and Vidit Gujrathi were knocked out in the third round. Both the Indians, playing white, faced must win situation having lost the first game of...

Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third in Sinquefield Cup

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Viswanathan Anand played out his 10th straight draw to finish at an impressive third place in the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament on Wednesday. The unbeaten Indian accumulated a total of six points in the strongest tournament finishing just half a...

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Adorable pictures of Anouk Hoogendijk!!

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