Chess

Artificial Intelligence may outsmart our brain in chess, but not in memory

Artificial Intelligence may outsmart our brain in chess, but not in memory

In the last decades, Artificial Intelligence has shown to be very good at achieving exceptional goals in several fields.

Nonsensical Nemo: Why Mallika Sherawat deserves 'full Marx' for her 'wrongly-set' chessboard

Nonsensical Nemo: Why Mallika Sherawat deserves 'full Marx' for her 'wrongly-set' chessboard

Miss Sherawat's chess board is a stinging criticism of reality, patriarchy, oppression, oppressive structures and society in general.

India and Russia declared joint Chess Olympiad champions after technical glitch – what exactly happened?

India and Russia declared joint Chess Olympiad champions after technical glitch – what exactly happened?

The final of the Chess Olympiad between India and Russia appeared to have been hit by a technical issue because of Cloudflare, the Americ...Read More

India set to face Armenia in quarter-finals of Online Chess Olympiad

India set to face Armenia in quarter-finals of Online Chess Olympiad

India is set to face Armenia in the quarter-final of the Online Chess Olympiad. Armenia had previously defeated India in the last Olympia...Read More

R Praggnanandhaa sends India to quarter-finals with 4:2 win over China in U20 Online Chess Olympiad

R Praggnanandhaa sends India to quarter-finals with 4:2 win over China in U20 Online Chess Olympiad

Chess player R Praggnanandhaa helped India secure a spot in the quarter-finals with a 4:2 win over China in the ninth and final round.Ind...Read More

Viswanathan Anand suffers his fourth straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

Viswanathan Anand suffers his fourth straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

Chennai: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand suffered his fourth straight defeat in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament, ...Read More

Manushi Chhillar reveals she is a closet chess fanatic

Manushi Chhillar reveals she is a closet chess fanatic

Manushi and her father Mitra Basu Chhillar love a close game of chess and the debutante is an extremely competitive chess fanatic.

Chess being overlooked for awards

Chess being overlooked for awards

ChennaiIf India is ranked fourth in the world chess, produced a world champion, couple of world junior champions, is home to two women pl...Read More

China emerge supreme, beat team USA, avenge their only defeat on way to bag title of online champions

China emerge supreme, beat team USA, avenge their only defeat on way to bag title of online champions

Their only loss came against USA itself in the last round of the qualifiers. Coming to the finals, as per the tournament rules, in case o...Read More

Indians hog day-four proceedings, Vishy Anand and Harikrishna notch up wins

Indians hog day-four proceedings, Vishy Anand and Harikrishna notch up wins

Radjabov decided to sacrifice a pawn in the opening, in exchange for a bishop pair. He definitely had compensation into the middle game, ...Read More

Sweet 17, no. of moves in Vishy Anand’s mini-win, slip of the mouse denies Harikishnan points against Adhiban

Sweet 17, no. of moves in Vishy Anand’s mini-win, slip of the mouse denies Harikishnan points against Adhiban

He was swiftly punished with an immediate pawn roll in the centre with f5,e5 & f6 and resigned in a position where mate was inevitable.

FIDE Women's Grand Prix: Dronavalli Harika stuns world champion Ju Wenjun

FIDE Women's Grand Prix: Dronavalli Harika stuns world champion Ju Wenjun

The Indian outlasted the 29-year old Chinese player, ranked No.3 in the world, in 54 moves with white pieces late on Wednesday.

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all  about making right moves

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all about making right moves

Mind Master, authored by India’s first Grandmaster with Susan Ninan is undeniably the most awaited book among the chess players as well a...Read More

Viswanathan Anand: I'm becoming my worst enemy

Viswanathan Anand: I'm becoming my worst enemy

Kolkata: Struggling for consistency, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday said he is becoming "my own worst enemy".Anand...Read More

R Praggnanandhaa makes a comeback!

R Praggnanandhaa makes a comeback!

Playing black, Iniyan opted for the Pirc Defence which was easily countered by Pragg, forcing him into inaccuracies in the opening itself...Read More

Twinkle Khanna loses from 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi' Akshay Kumar!

Twinkle Khanna loses from 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi' Akshay Kumar!

Twinkle shared a post which features her playing a game of chess with "Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi" Akshay Kumar.

Chess world title match comes down to rapid tiebreakers

Chess world title match comes down to rapid tiebreakers

London: After more than 50 hours of play over nearly three weeks, the chess world championship title will be decided by speedy tiebreaker...Read More

Humpy held by Zawadzka in Women’s World Chess championship

Humpy held by Zawadzka in Women’s World Chess championship

Khanty Mansiysk (Russia): Indian Grandmasters Koneru Humpy and D Harika played out draws with black pieces against Jolanta Zawadzka of Po...Read More

Viswanathan Anand settles for draw vs Hess in Isle of Man Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand settles for draw vs Hess in Isle of Man Chess tournament

 Isle of Man (UK): Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand struggled for the second day running as he was held to a draw by almost-retire...Read More

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P Iniyan stuns Sanan in Abu Dhabi Masters

Abu Dhabi : Young Indian International Master P Iniyan caused a huge flutter defeating highly rated Grandmaster Sjugirov Sanan in the fif...Read More

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