An ambulance was on standby and a cardiologist was a phone call away.
Despite heartache of losing Aronian to US, chess mad country punch above weight to make it a special Olympiad.
Ukraine women’s team occupied the top spot in the podium was in itself a miracle because like many people who call Ukraine their home, the players themselves have suffered untold trauma.
India B defeat Germany comfortably to clinch bronze medal ahead of much fancied US, India A
They had missed the chance after the US outplayed them on both the lower boards.
Uzbekistan sprung a surprise by bagging the gold medal with a 2-1 win over the Netherlands ahead of a strong Armenian team, which beat Spain 2.5-1.5 in the final round, in the Open section.
India B draw Uzbekistan to hand the latter the advantage in the Open section, Tania sizzles to help India A regain the lead in the women's section.
Praggnanandhaa raises to the occasion to keep India in medal contention at Chess Olympiad.
Young prodigy Gukesh lives up to top-billing as he wins seventh game on the trot at Olympiad.
Attitude of society, stereotype threat and emotional differences some of reasons behind underrepresentation of female gender in chess, feels some of the leading players.
From voicing for social issues to abortion rights, US' World No 5 is a player to watch out for.
The Spaniard had become a GM in 1990, 16 years before Gukesh was born.
The most recent example of crossing this divide was Magnus Carlsen. In April, he took part in the Norwegian Poker Championship, finishing a creditable 25th out of 1050.
The team filled with four teenagers have dominated the proceedings so far, leading the Open category
While Chess Olympiad fever continues to grip Chennai, it reached a whole new dimension recently.
Inspired by Beth Harmon, British chess player Tallulah Roberts is a part of the Jersey team that has sent a women's side to the Olympiad for the first time.
Several teams have in their ranks players who were born elsewhere and moved to their adopted land recently.
Several teams have in their ranks players who were born elsewhere and moved to their adopted land recently
Monochromatic checks on the orange kanjeevaram may have seemed to be specially designed for the occasion, but the owner of the brand reminds us that these checks are hardly a novelty to Madras.
Every school has a library hour and they are now being put to good use following the efforts from the Kodagu Zilla Panchayat.