Chess(Search results - 28)
SportsJul 15, 2021, 2:48 PM IST
After Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand trumps Vladimir Kramnik
Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand continues his legacy as one of India's and the world's greatest chess players. While he recently beat fellow Grandmaster Garry Kasparov last week, he had trumped another fellow Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik.
SportsJul 11, 2021, 12:56 PM IST
Croatia Grand Chess Tour 2021: Viswanathan Anand trumps Garry Kasparov
Viswanathan Anand is a renowned Indian Grand Master and a five-time world champion. He took on fellow former world champion Garry Kasparov of Russia during the Croatia Grand Chess Tour 2021, as he ended up on the winning note.
SportsJul 1, 2021, 6:10 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth nominated for Khel Ratna from badminton, Koneru Humpy from chess
The nominations keep pouring in for the most prestigious Indian sports award: the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. On Thursday, a couple of badminton players and a chess player were nominated for the same. Check them out.
SportsJul 1, 2021, 12:06 PM IST
Check out the youngest Chess grandmasters to date
India has seen quite a few chess Grandmasters to date, while some also hold the record for being the youngest. Abhimanyu Mishra has recently broken the record of being the youngest, while we look at the five youngest in the world to date.
SportsJul 1, 2021, 11:35 AM IST
Meet Abhimanyu Mishra, the world's youngest chess grandmaster
Abhimanyu, who hails from New Jersey, US, defeated 15-year-old Indian GM Leon Luke Mendonca with the black pieces and, in the process, broke grandmaster Sergey Karjakin's 19-year-old record.
CRICKETApr 13, 2021, 5:22 PM IST
IPL 2021: Yuzvendra Chahal teaches a different sport to Royal Challengers Bangalore teammates
Yuzvendra Chahal is a prominent leg-spinner for Team India and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. While he has made a name for himself by playing cricket, he also happens to be good at playing a different sport, which happens to be chess.
SportsFeb 22, 2021, 6:54 PM IST
Coming soon, a Global Chess League
The sport of chess is played all over the world and originated in India. The nation has produced many grandmasters, including young ones, while Viswanathan Anand is one of the most renowned grandmasters. Meanwhile, Tech Mahindra is launching the Global Chess League.
SportsDec 4, 2020, 1:17 PM IST
Indian Chess Olympiad Gold winners humiliated by airport Customs
Team India won the gold medal during the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad. It was organised by the International Chess Federation, as the winning members received the medals via courier. Nonetheless, the airport Customs department charged the customs duty from the winners.
CRICKETNov 12, 2020, 5:47 PM IST
From Yuzvendra Chahal to Jonty Rhodes: 6 cricketers who represented in other sports
Cricketers are one of the most hard-working athletes, as they play the sport throughout the year. However, some cricketers are so multi-talented that they also represent a sport other than cricket. From state to the national levels, these athletes have proven their worth in other sports too.
OTHER SPORTSSep 8, 2020, 3:37 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand: Even after over 150 games, Vladimir Kramnik and I are exactly at same score
'Well, we joined the top of the world chess roughly at the same time, I joined two years ahead of him. At that point I did not remember it yet, but later on he told me that we had met three years ago,' Viswanathan Anand said on Vladimir Kramnik
OTHER SPORTSSep 3, 2020, 2:09 PM IST
‘The Finish Line’: Viswanathan Anand to talk about his rivalry with Vladimir Kramnik
The second episode of ‘The Finish Line’ will be aired on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram pages at 6 pm on Friday (September 4)
OTHER SPORTSMay 30, 2020, 4:58 PM IST
Coronavirus: Viswanathan Anand quarantined in Bengaluru after returning from Germany
The Chennai-based chess maestro Viswanathan Anand arrived by an Air India flight (AI-120) from Frankfurt via Delhi and reached the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru around 1.15 pm
OTHER SPORTSMay 7, 2020, 4:31 PM IST
Karnataka government’s CheckmateCovid chess tournament raises Rs 15 lakh for coronavirus relief
The CheckmateCovid tournament saw a total of 2.37 lakh chess games played on the MPL app. All players ranking up to 10,000 on the tournament leaderboard were awarded cash prizes from the total prize pool
OTHER SPORTSApr 27, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
‘Checkmate COVID-19’: Karnataka government, MPL host online chess to raise funds; here’s how you can play
'Registration for the online chess tournament is open on the MPL app. The app can be securely downloaded from MPL’s website www.mpl.live'