World Doubles Squash

Indians dominate at the World Doubles Squash Championship

 August 5, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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The Indian squash players have put up a dominating performance at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championship. After winning all their group matches, the players have made their intentions very clear. They’ve come here to take home the ultimate prize. As they prepare for their next match, let us have a quick look at their […]

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All you need to know about Ultimate Table Tennis 2017

 July 22, 2017   Arunesh Varade


As the name goes by, the Ultimate Table Tennis is a championship involving the game of racquet and a ping pong ball. The inaugural edition of this event is gathering a decent pace and will go on until 30th of July. Hop on to get a glimpse of what is in store during this fortnight long gaming […]

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Armenia’s grandmaster Levon Aronian


 June 19, 2017   kridangan

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Armenia’s grandmaster Levon Aronian claim the Norway chess title. Aronian won the title with six points following a 59-move draw with Wesley So. In the end, only the two kings remained on the board. Norway’s Current world no.1 Magnus Carlsen is now on the edge of losing his world number 1 rank. Viswanathan Anand, who […]

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Weird Ways of World’s No.1 Woman Player Hou Yifan at 2017 Gibraltar Chess Tournament

 February 9, 2017   R K Gupta

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No one could have foreseen what Chinese women’s World Champion would do on the last day of the prestigious Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival last Thursday. Known famously as Queen of Chess for her exalted status in the Board Game, the 22-year old Hou Yifan was playing against India’s Lalith Babu in 10th and final round […]

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Life and Times of Pakistan’s Squash Magician Jahangir Khan

 December 26, 2016   R K Gupta


From 1981, Pakistani squash player Jahangir Khan began his global dominance of this indoor sport. No one could touch Jahangir by a barge pole for 5 years 8 months until his unbeaten run of 555 consecutive matches was broken by New Zealand’s Ross Norman in 1986 World Championships in France. This was the longest undefeated […]

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By Winning the London Chess Classic Wesley So Ends 2016 with Two Titles in Two Days

 December 25, 2016   R K Gupta


USA’s Wesley So couldn’t have asked for more. On the penultimate day of 2016 London Chess Classic, Wesley So drew his game with compatriot Fabiano Caruana and clinched the top spot among 14 contestants of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour that comprised of tournaments at Paris, Leuven, Sinquefield and London. Next day, So also won […]

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Sensational Kiwi Qualifier Paul Coll Wins 2016 Channel VAS Squash Championship

 December 24, 2016   R K Gupta

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In an upset-ridden 2016 Channel VAS Championship at St George’s Hill in Weybridge, New Zealand’s world no.33 Paul Coll produced amazing form before lifting the biggest title of his squash career. The $100,000 event had some of the world’s biggest names in squash but the New Zealander played like a man possessed and won the final […]

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Carlsen Stays as World Chess Champion with Emphatic Victory

Carlsen Stays as World Chess Champion with Emphatic Victory over Karjakin in Rapids

 December 1, 2016   R K Gupta

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Magnus Carlsen couldn’t have got a better birthday gift than the affirmation of his World Chess Champion’s status for the third time. The Norwegian also proved his superiority in rapid chess. It was all over in four games of rapids after Carlsen led 2-1 after three. In the fourth, Karjakin needed to win with Black […]

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2016 World Chess Championship: After the Drawn 12th Game It All Hinges on Tiebreakers

 November 30, 2016   R K Gupta

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12th and last classical game in the ongoing World Chess Championship turned out to be about the most boring for spectators. After 11 hard-fought games, the onlookers expected that the 12th would be played for the kill. That didn’t happen because of the identical strategic viewpoints of the champion and the challenger. They felt there […]

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Game-11 in Carlsen-Karjakin World Chess Championship Battle Ends as Tight Draw

 November 28, 2016   R K Gupta

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There was nothing spectacular about Game-11. Since the championship battle was theoretically reduced to two games after Carlsen’s win in Game-10, neither player wanted any adventure and they settled for a 34-move draw. Now they are level at 5½- 5½. On Saturday, Sergey Karjakin had the White pieces and he began with the Ruy Lopez […]

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