School Games Federation of India chess championship: Cash rewards for medallists

Nikhil Magizhnan and Harshvardhan GB of Velammal School campus won gold medals in the boys’ U-14 and U-17 categories.

published on : 14th November 2020

Chess Players Forum urges Andhra govt to exclude from banned betting sites

The CPF is of the opinion that is not a gambling site. According to them, it is a useful platform for upcoming and seasoned chess players, where they can play, learn and improve their game.

published on : 10th November 2020

Chess federation not following Sports Code: Players' forum writes to minister

At present, several of them including AICF have been given short-term recognition for not being fully compliant.

published on : 4th November 2020

Meghan Markle wins delay to UK High Court privacy battle

The former actress says the use of the letter was a breach of copyright, infringement of her privacy, and breaches the UK Data Protection Act.

published on : 29th October 2020

Indian chess player Leon Mendonca wins tournament in Hungary

Mendonca settled for a draw with Hungarian GM Adam Kozak to finish half a point ahead of the field and secure the top prize.

published on : 26th October 2020

Indian chess captains bank on team spirit ahead of Asian Nations Online finals

 After  contrasting performances in the group stages, the Indian men’s and women’s teams are living up to expectations.

published on : 25th October 2020

Producing champs since 1974

The Sivakasi Chess Club, a pioneering place for the 64-box board game, has helped many aspirants realise their dreams 

published on : 25th October 2020

Crucial AICF verdict listed for November 9

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) dispute being heard in Madras High Court is expected to come to a conclusion next month.

published on : 16th October 2020

Indian women's chess team wins first 2 matches, later gets upstaged by Iran in Asian Online Team Championship

Bhakti Kulkarni and P V Nandhidhaa lost against Mobina Alinasab while Padmini Rout drew with Anousha Mahdian enabling Iran to pull off an upset.

published on : 11th October 2020

Meghan Markle says online abuse 'almost unsurvivable'

The 'Suits' actor said part of what the pair hope to accomplish through their advocacy is to emphasise that "we all know what it feels like to have our feelings hurt."

published on : 11th October 2020

St Louis Online chess: P Harikrishna stuns Norway's Magnus Carlsen but later suffers four losses

Harikrishna  also beat lower-rated American Jeffrey Xiong but save for the two wins, he had a forgettable day as he suffered four defeats, apart from three draws.

published on : 19th September 2020

Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna stays in fifth place; Americas Wesley So goes on top

After a draw against another US player Hikaru Nakamura, the India number was outlasted by So in 69 moves on Thursday.

published on : 18th September 2020

Late night preparations behind Indian Grandmaster P Iniyan’s World Open glory

P Iniyan, who won the prestigious 48th Annual World Open online chess tournament recently, is thrilled at his unique achievement.

published on : 18th September 2020

Online chess meet on September 15

The Sivakasi Chess Club will conduct its second tournament online on September 15 at 6.30 pm. 

published on : 9th September 2020

AICF prez congratulates Indian team

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has congratulated the Indian team that won the recently held Chess Olympiad. India and Russia jointly won the trophy.

published on : 4th September 2020
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