Sunday, June 13, 2021

There can be only one gold: Russian Grandmaster Daniil Dubov criticises Chess Olympiad outcome

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The FIDE online Chess Olympiad 2020 final on 30th August, turned out to be one dramatic affair, as both the finalists India and Russia were announced as joint winners of the tournament following some technical troubles. While it was...

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy advocates gender neutral chess events

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Indian chess Grandmaster and two time Asian Games gold medallist Koneru Humpy has voiced her idea for gender neutral events in chess, as she believes the separate gender events have been detrimental for the progress of women in the...

Viswanathan Anand suffers his second defeat in Croatia Grand Chess Tour

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Mamedyarov ends Anand's seven game draw streak in 45 moves in the only game that produced a result in round nine. Viswanathan Anand lost to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the ninth round to bring to an end a seven game draw...

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...

Chess World Cup: Anand opts out preferring FIDE Grand Swiss tournament instead

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India's Viswanathan Anand has pulled out from the Chess World Cup slated to be held from September 4th and has instead preferred to take part in the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament. With Viswanathan Anand opting out from the Chess World...

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...

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...

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...
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Vishy Anand teams up with GMs to play online exhibition matches to fund COVID...

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Indian chess icon Viswanathan Anand has decided to join hands with four other Indian Grandmasters to play online exhibition matches with the mission to raise funds for the ongoing relief work in the country against the COVID-19 pandemic. Even after...
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Adorable pictures of Anouk Hoogendijk!!

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