Superbet rapid tournament: Indian Grandmaster Anand continues bull run, leads field 

In the sixth round, Anand took on Polish star Jan-Kryrzstof Duda in a French Paulsen Attack game and the duo settled for a draw in 51 moves.

published on : 21st May 2022

Chess Olympiad a huge chance, says Gukesh

Grandmaster Dommaraju Gukesh won his third consecutive tournament in Spain as he scored an unbeaten 8/10 to claim first place at the Chessable Sunway Formentera Open.

published on : 13th May 2022

Oslo Esports Cup: Indian GM Praggnanandhaa falters in final round, finishes fourth 

Praggnanandhaa took fourth place with 12 points behind Duda (14 points), Vietnam's Liem Quang Le (13) and world No 1 Magnus Carlsen (12) of Norway.

published on : 29th April 2022

NDMA fixes time limit to file claims for compensation for COVID-19 deaths

Sixty days will be the outer time limit to file claims for compensation if the death occurred due to the viral disease prior to March 20, 2022.

published on : 27th April 2022

Neil Gaiman's 'The Sandman' to get audible Hindi adaptation, Tabu, Manoj Bajpayee to lend voice

Gaiman created "The Sandman" alongside artists Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg and it was originally published by DC Comics' Vertigo imprint.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Chess champion banned for supporting Putin

Russia's Sergey Karjakin, a former challenger for the world title, expressed "complete support" for Russian President Vladimir Putin in an open letter shortly after Russia sent troops into Ukraine.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Airthings Masters: 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa fails to qualify for knockouts

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa has failed to qualify for the knockouts in the ongoing Airthings Masters, an online rapid chess tournament.

published on : 23rd February 2022

'Magnus' Opus: How sister's hobby shaped young chess wizard R Praggnanandhaa's life

Praggnanandhaa was three years old when he took to the sport after his elder sister Vaishali was introduced to it to wean her away from watching too many cartoon shows on TV.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Buoyed after praises from greats, Grandmaster Arjun looking to hit 2700

Magnes Carlsen said that  Arjun is by far the best player in the ‘B’ group, the challengers section,  and he really plays chess in a way that  Carlsen enjoys.  

published on : 1st February 2022

Grandmaster Anand to mentor Indian chess players ahead of Asian Games

The All India Chess Federation is eyeing a rich medal haul from its players at the Games, which are scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25.

published on : 29th January 2022

Restaurateurs talking business once again as weekend curfew lifted in Karnataka

With the lifting of the night curfew, the weekend saw some brisk business, a welcome relief for restaurateurs and store owners who cheered the move.

published on : 24th January 2022

Indian Grandmaster Lalith Babu wins tournament in Czech Republic

He remained unbeaten through nine rounds and accumulated 6.5 points to finish half a point ahead of Icelandic GM Hannes Stefansson, the runner-up.

published on : 23rd January 2022

New Grandmaster Bharath Subramaniyam aims to focus on fitness, time management

Bharath finished 7th in the Vergani Cup chess tournament in Cattolica, Italy with 6.5 points and earned his final and third GM norm.

published on : 13th January 2022

Jazz by the tombs

Jazz aficionados in Hyderabad had a gala time witnessing some of the best bands from across India performing against the backdrop of the magnificent Quli Qutb Shahi Tombs on Sunday night.

published on : 7th December 2021

The horror of it all

Actor Sonia Aggarwal, who gets frightened at the very idea of horror cinema, should perhaps have known that shooting for one, titled Grandma, would be a tough experience.

published on : 30th November 2021
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