Baku Chess Olympiad

Creditable Finish for Indian Men and Women as 2016 Baku Chess Olympiad Ends

 September 15, 2016   R K Gupta

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With the conclusion of Round-11 games on September 13, curtain came down on the 2016 Baku Chess Olympiad. India couldn’t win any team medals but the performance of Indian men and women teams’ was still praiseworthy. The men finished fourth behind USA, Ukraine and Russia while the Indian women’s team ended fifth behind China, Poland, […]

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Baku Chess Olympiad

Baku Chess Olympiad: With Creditable Draws in Round-10 Indians Keep Medal Hopes Alive

 September 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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With just a solitary Round left in the 2016 Baku Chess Olympiad, Indian men and women are ever so close to the podium finishes. All through the tournament, they have come up with solid performances and generally stayed within the top 10 teams in the world in both Open and women’s categories. In their round-10 […]

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Indian Chess Teams

Indian Chess Teams Still in Medal Contention After 9 Rounds of 2016 Baku Chess Olympiad

 September 12, 2016   R K Gupta

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Indian men suffered a huge loss against USA in Round-7 and slipped from the top spot in rankings to no.5. However, a narrow victory against England in Round-8 helped them rebound to no.2. In Round-9 on Sunday, India lost again to Ukraine and slipped to the 6th place in tournament standings with just 2 Rounds […]

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Indian Men Rocket to Top Spot after Their Round 6 Win Over Netherlands in Baku Olympiad

 September 10, 2016   R K Gupta

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India’s men’s team maintained its unbeaten run at Baku Chess Olympiad as the quartet of Harikrishna, B Adhiban, Vidit Gujrathi and SP Sethuraman combined to defeat the Netherlands 2.5-1.5 in Round-6 and rose to the top in men’s ranking at the current stage. For India, the lone disappointment was Vidit not repeating his winning performance […]

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Baku Chess Olympiad 2016: Good Show by India after 4th round

Baku Chess Olympiad 2016: Good Show by India after 4th round

 September 6, 2016   R K Gupta

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As of this moment, the whole chess-playing world is at Baku, which is hosting the 42nd Chess Olympiad. Hundreds of matches are going on simultaneously and after completion of each round, participants find new pairings for their next matches. While everyone focused their attention to two Round 4 matches in Open and women’s draw; Indian […]

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Indian Contingent Has 10 Warriors for 42nd Chess Olympiad At Baku Beginning Thursday

 September 1, 2016   R K Gupta

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Close on the heels of Rio Olympic Games comes another Olympiad. But it will only have the game of chess. Unlike the quadrennial Games, Chess Olympiad is a biennial event and the 2016 edition will be the 42nd edition. Also unlike Rio, where India performed poorly with just two medals; one silver and one bronze; […]

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