For women's chess team, historic silver medal brings vindication, and a new beginning
Before this, no Indian team -- male or female -- had won a silver at the World Teams Championships or over-the-board Olympiads.
Hungary Games: Young Indians hunt for GM title in Budapest
The pandemic has forced Indian players to look for tournaments abroad to earn crucial rating points.
Koneru Humpy's return to over the board chess curtailed due to Covaxin restrictions
Humpy has been vaccinated with Covaxin, which is yet to be approved by several countries.
Sadhwani wins Spilimbergo Open chess tourney
The 15-year old Sadhwani (Elo 2579) remained undefeated in the tourney, notching up five wins and four draws.
Anand beats Kasparov in Grand Chess Tour
Anand took down Kasparov in 30 moves in a Sicillian Najdorf variation game in the fourth round of the Blitz event.
Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest GM in chess history
At 12 years, 4 months and 25 days, American chess player Abhimanyu Mishra is the youngest GM in chess history.
Magnus Carlsen's Champions Tour -- Asian Rapid
All you need to know about the latest pitstop in the Carlsen-motored big-money online tournament enterprise.
How a rookie 'beat' Anand - with a little help from his friends
Celeb at charity event breaks rules, puts spotlight on online chess.
Speed chess: Abhimanyu Mishra races time to be youngest-ever GM
American player and world's youngest IM is one norm away from breaking 19-year-old GM record.
No castling chess: Anand out to conquer brave, new worlds
Anand is set to play his first over-the-board event since February last year against Vladimir Kramnik in Germany.
Global Chess League, advised by Anand, is newest barrier breaker in the sport
Viswanathan Anand is advisor-mentor-facilitator-in-chief for the league being floated by industrialist Anand Mahindra.
Keeping up with Carlsen: Bengaluru CA's chance face-off with world champ
Santosh Hassan Sampath, sr. asst. financial controller at Oracle, played Magnus Carlsen in the FIDE World Corporate Chess Championship.
All or nothing: How Wijk aan Zee pulled off its 'most challenging' chess tournament
Tournament director Jeroen van den Berg recalls the challenges he overcame while conducting the first major over-the-board chess tournament since October 2020.
Snow, Rambo and everything in between: Leon Mendonca is India's 67th GM
In an otherwise grim year, the teen - away from home for close to 10 months, jumped up by 100-odd Elo points to turn GM and is perhaps one of Indian sport's most uplifting stories.
Capturing a career: Vishy's remarkable journey to be celebrated in biopic
The film will be directed by Aanand L Rai of 'Tanu weds Manu' and 'Raanjhanaa' fame
Chess's bold move: World Championship finally seeks title sponsor
A transparent title sponsor could bring legitimacy and add value to a unique asset like the World Championship match.
Next stop India on Carlsen's Champions Chess Tour
Indian Open is likely to be held between June-July 2021 with a $200,000 prize pot.
Two norms in 21 days: Leon Mendonca one norm away from becoming GM
The teenaged International Master and his father plan to stay back in Europe till year-end in a bid to reach the GM goal.
Gender trenders: How India's women chess pioneers fought a patriarchal system and won
Like Beth Harmon of 'The Queen's Gambit', India's Khadilkar sisters had to face, and shatter, several glass ceilings to claim their place at the board
Nihal Sarin: India's speed chess genius
The Junior Speed Chess champ will take on the likes of Magnus Carlsen at the Speed Chess Championship starting today.
India's Leon Mendonca earns maiden GM norm
International Master (IM) Leon Mendonca, 14, earned his maiden Grandmaster (GM) norm after winning the title at the Rigochess International Chess Festival Open in Hungary.
Chess: 14-year-old Sarin becomes youngest Indian to cross 2600 Elo
At 14 years and 10 months, Indian chess prodigy, GM Nihal Sarin has crossed 2600 Elo in the live rating list, becoming the youngest-ever Indian and second-youngest in history to do so.
India's Nihal Sarin wins Junior Speed Chess Championship
Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019).
How SP Balasubrahmanyam helped teenage Viswanathan Anand with a break
"People like SPB are institutions. You grow up with them and they are just there," says Viswanathan Anand on his first sponsor, SP Balasubrahmanyam.
Chess mess: FIDE mulls tweaking rules after Olympiad's joint-winner compromise
FIDE faced heavy backlash after declaring India and Russia joint winners due to internet issues during Olympiad final.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again