Chess: Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup
World rapid champion Koneru Humpy claimed her second title in the last two months.
What's in a watch? In chess, it could cost a game
GM B Adhiban becomes first major Indian name to be affected by AICF's no-watch rule
Praggnanandhaa stuns Topalov at Gibraltar Chess
R Praggnanandhaa beat former world champion Veselin Topalov in the sixth round of the Gibraltar chess festival.
Kramnik, Gelfand and all the right moves at Chennai masterclass
Fourteen teenaged Indian talents spent 10 days honing their chess skills with Vladimir Kramnik and Boris Gelfand at a unique camp in Chennai.
Wishlist for the new decade: 10 Olympic golds, two cricket World Cups & more
What would constitute a successful 10 years for Indian sport? We ask some famous names what they'd like to see happen most.
League of extraordinary gentlemen: How Carlsen positioned his way to FPL stardom
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Be it chess or football, Magnus Carlsen currently has no equal.
Q&A with Anand: Emotional tempest, chess politics and McEnroe
Viswanathan Anand talks emotional turmoil, chess politics and challenges of the modern game after the release of his autobiography.
Humpy 2.0: How motherhood helped create a new world champion
Koneru Humpy says motherhood has made her more forgiving toward her own results, which played a part in transforming her form.
Kramnik to coach 14 Indians at 10-day camp in Chennai
This is the second camp conducted by Vladimir Kramnik, who coached six players in France in August.
Koneru Humpy's belated world title a fresh breath of life
Just over a year ago, Koneru Humpy was struggling on her return to the chess circuit following motherhood. Now, she has her first world title.
Koneru Humpy wins World Rapid Chess Championships
India's Koneru Humpy clinched the top spot at the FIDE Women's World Rapid Chess Championships on Saturday in Moscow.
The grandmaster diet: How to lose weight while barely moving
You wouldn't think that chess players, who sit for hours on end and extend their arms only from time to time, would struggle with weight loss. But they do. Inside the very real, very bizarre metabolic phenomenon gripping chess.
With a little help from Vladimir Kramnik, India in search for next Vishy
In south-east France, Russian great takes six Indian teen GMs on a tour of his learnings.
Grandmaster flush: Chess player cheated in toilet
Igors Rausis, a 58-year-old chess player who earned the grandmaster title in 1992, has been suspended after being caught cheating by using a cellphone in a bathroom during a tournament in France.
Best quotes of 2018: 'Shaitaan', 'badla' and more
From the indestructible Mary Kom to an emotional Dutee Chand, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2018.
Bucs' Mike Smith says 'sky isn't falling,' but patience wearing thin
Tampa Bay's defense has given up 34.8 points per game through four games played. The Bucs' defensive coordinator says it's time to "right the ship."
After Thielen and Diggs, Vikings' receivers a concern
They might have the best duo in the NFL, but the rest of the Vikings receivers, including Laquon Treadwell, have struggled to make an impact.
Cubs snag a doubleheader sweep of Brewers
The Chicago Cubs' doubleheader sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers was a team effort, as 21 of the Cubs' active players took part in the wins.
Facing DeSean Jackson forces learning curve for Josh Norman
After facing bigger receivers in the NFC South, Josh Norman is eager learn against smaller receivers such as new teammate DeSean Jackson.
St. Louis Cardinals' latest training technique: chess
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was hoping clubhouse chess would catch on with the team, and it has.
Q&A with Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey
Raptors coach Dwane Casey chats about the toughest part of coaching in the playoffs, his superstitions and Toronto's mindset for Game 5.
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