Chess Olympiad 2022
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Ambulance on call, medical team, rolling chair ... the arrangements that went behind Harika's dream

An ambulance was on standby and a cardiologist was a phone call away.  

published on : 11th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: More than just a silver lining for Armenia

Despite heartache of losing Aronian to US, chess mad country punch above weight to make it a special Olympiad.

published on : 11th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Warzone to top of the podium for Ukraine women

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.

published on : 10th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Wunderkids seal bronze for host India

India B defeat Germany comfortably to clinch bronze medal ahead of much fancied US, India A

published on : 9th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad: Despite winning bronze, losing gold hurts women

They had missed the chance after the US outplayed them on both the lower boards.

published on : 9th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad: India 'B' team wins bronze in Open section; India 'A' women also finish third

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.

published on : 9th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Day of hit and miss for India

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.

published on : 9th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Teensational show continues

Praggnanandhaa raises to the occasion to keep India in medal contention at Chess Olympiad.

published on : 8th August 2022
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Gukesh - The Super GM

Young prodigy Gukesh lives up to top-billing as he wins seventh game on the trot at Olympiad.

published on : 5th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad: Gender disparity out in the open

Attitude of society, stereotype threat and emotional differences some of reasons behind underrepresentation of female gender in chess, feels some of the leading players.

published on : 4th August 2022
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Chess Olympiad: Carissa standing up on and off the board

From voicing for social issues to abortion rights, US' World No 5 is a player to watch out for.

published on : 4th August 2022
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Gukesh provokes Shirov to engineer huge win

The Spaniard had become a GM in 1990, 16 years before Gukesh was born.

published on : 3rd August 2022
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Thanks to some common skills, playing poker has become a hobby for most chess players

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.

published on : 3rd August 2022
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Team India’s B-rightest

The team filled with four teenagers have dominated the proceedings so far, leading the Open category

published on : 2nd August 2022
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A sight to ‘sea’: Thambi takes game of kings underwater

While Chess Olympiad fever continues to grip Chennai, it reached a whole new dimension recently.

published on : 2nd August 2022
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Netflix to real life: Tallulah's Queen's Gambit

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.

published on : 1st August 2022
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Welcome to the Chess Olympiad, the land of diversity  

Several teams have in their ranks players who were born elsewhere and moved to their adopted land recently.  

published on : 1st August 2022
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Olympiad, the land of diversity  

Several teams have in their ranks players who were born elsewhere and moved to their adopted land recently  

published on : 1st August 2022
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Checking on chequered textile history

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.

published on : 1st August 2022
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Digital libraries in Kodagu introduce Chess and board games to rural kids 

Every school has a library hour and they are now being put to good use following the efforts from the Kodagu Zilla Panchayat.

published on : 31st July 2022
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