King Carlsen back to his best after sealing fourth title in Shamkir

Magnus Carlsen has been the most dominant chess player for the last eight years, winning four World titles, besides being World No 1 for a long time.

11 Apr 2019

Podium finish within Viswanathan Anand’s grasp at Wijk aan Zee

Viswanathan Anand will be looking to start 2019 on a positive note, when the 81st edition of Tata Steel Chess Masters gets underway in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, on Saturday. 

12 Jan 2019

Anand, Harika India’s medal hopes at World Rapid Championship

Viswanathan Anand will be looking for an encore at the World Rapid Championship, which got underway in St Petersburg, Russia, on Wednesday.

27 Dec 2018

King Carlsen saves best for last to come to four

Magnus  Carlsen’s famed rapid skills powered him to his fourth World chess title, when he blanked Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in the rapid games playoff in London on Wednesday.

01 Dec 2018

Knight Caruana out to end king Carlsen’s reign

Defending his crown for the third time, the Norwegian faces what probably will be his toughest test. Carlsen rates Caruana highly because of his fearlessness.

09 Nov 2018

Viswanathan Anand spearheads Indian challenge in star-studded field

Other than Anand, Pentala Harikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi, Surya Shekhar Ganguly and Nihal Sarin will take part in the nine-round rapid event.

08 Nov 2018

Olympiad result not up to pre-tournament hype

India went into the Chess Olympiad with a lot of expectations but had to settle for the sixth spot in the Open section in Batumi, Georgia.

10 Oct 2018

Koneru Humpy return boosts India’s Chess Olympiad chances

Koneru Humpy’s return to the team improves India’s chances of a podium finish.

24 Sep 2018