Armenia’s grandmaster Levon Aronian

LEVON ARONIAN WINS 2017 NORWAY CHESS TITLE

 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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Carlsen Bounces Back with Victory

Carlsen Bounces Back with Victory in Round-10 of World Chess Championship at New York

 November 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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You may talk about UEFA Champions League football or several Test Cricket series going on India, New Zealand, Australia and Zimbabwe or Lewis Hamilton’s F1 championship chances in next Sunday’s last race of the season at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit or intrigues in any other global sports. But everything pales in comparison to the […]

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World Chess Championship: Carlsen Escapes Round-9 Defeat after a Scary Middle-Game

 November 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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In Round-9 of World Chess Championship in New York on Wednesday, current champion Magnus Carlsen and his Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin played for more than 5½ hours and settled for an extremely tense draw. Now just three more games are left and Karjakin leads Magnus Carlsen 5-4. But Carlsen survived a dangerous middle-game and narrowly […]

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Eljanov Wins Isle of Man Masters but Praggu Steals the Show with 18-Move Win with Blacks

 October 10, 2016   R K Gupta

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Ukraine’s Pavel Eljanov might have won the championship honors at 2016 International Chess Tournament in Isle of Man but India’s 10-year old chess prodigy R Praggnanandhaa shocked the audience with a remarkable tear-away victory over Paraguayan Grand Master Axel Bachmann. Praggu played with Black pieces and overwhelmed Bachmann in just 18 moves. It was the […]

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Chess India news

Anand Ends Fourth in Moscow While Harika Beats World Champion Hou Yifan at Isle of Man

 October 9, 2016   R K Gupta

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After nine rounds, India’s five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand ended at 5 points to finish at joint third with Armenia’s Levon Aronian. The two of them split the point as they played their last round against each other. But in final standings, Anand had to take the fourth place behind Aronian since the Armenian didn’t […]

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Vishy Anand Still in Fray in 2016 Tal Memorial Chess Despite Losing to Kramnik

 October 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a painful loss against Russian veteran Vladimir Kramnik in Round-4 of the 10th Tal Memorial chess championship in Moscow. However, the Indian ace bounced back into the reckoning with a Round-5 win over Israel’s Boris Gelfand and followed that with a draw against Russia’s Evgeny Tomashevsky in Round-6. With […]

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Tal Memorial Chess

Tal Memorial Chess: Anand Slips to Second Place after 3rd-Round Draw with China’s Li Chao

 October 1, 2016   R K Gupta

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The 10th Tal Memorial Chess Tournament is part of a unique Chess in Museums International Project. The project finds support from the Russian Chess Federation and funds come from the charities of Elena and Gennady Timchenko. The idea of organizing chess tournaments in major museums got the boost, when the 2012 World Chess Championship took […]

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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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