newschess10 days ago

Chess Olympiad | Indian Men and Women secure wins in Georgia

In the 43rd Chess Olympiad, the Indian men defeated a strong Holland side 3-1 while the women beat Peru by the same scoreline to keep the hope of a top 5 finish alive. The Indian men currently stand with 15 points and are still in the hunt for a medal, while the women are at the 14th position.
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newschess12 days ago

World Chess Olympiad | Indian men’s team lose to Armenia while Women draw against Italy

The Indian men’s chess team which included Viswanathan Anand and P Harikrishna slumped to a 1.5-2.5 defeat against eighth-seed Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad being played in Georgia. The women’s team, however, were held to a 2-2 draw against Italy in the ninth round of the Olympiad.
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newschess13 days ago

Chess Olympiad | Indian men beat Czech Republic, women suffer painful defeat

Indian chess team witnessed a mixed-bag day in the Chess Olympiad as the men secured a tight win over the Czech Republic by a margin of 2.5-1.5. However, women's team suffered a shocking defeat against Hungary in the eighth round by scoring 1-3 at 43rd World Chess Olympiad at Georgia.
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newschess16 days ago

Chess Olympiad | Indian men’s team to take on second seed Russia

The India men’s team will face a strong Russian side in the sixth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad being held in Batumi, Georgia. On the other hand, the women’s team which is yet to lose any round with five rounds of the competition completed, will take on the team from the United States of America.
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newschess17 days ago

Chess Olympiad | India have a mixed day as Women’s win followed by a loss for Men

It was a truly mixed bag for the Indian team at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia, on Thursday as the Women's team’s win was negated by a loss for the Men’s team. The Women’s team won the game 3-1 against Poland while the men succumbed to a 2.5-1.5 loss against top seeds USA.
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newschess19 days ago

Chess Olympiad | Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna, K Sasikiran continue winning streak

Indian trio of Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna, and K Sasikiran continued India’s winning streak at the ongoing World Chess Olympiad in Georgia as they coasted to 3.5-0.5 win over Canada in the third round. Meanwhile, the women’s team were held to a 2-2 draw with Serbia in round three.
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newschess19 days ago

Chess Olympiad | Anand dominate Austria completely; women squashes Venezuela 4-0

After a gap of 12 years, Viswanathan Anand made a commanding win by a margin of 3.5-0.5 against Austria in the second round at Batumi, Georgia. The third round will pit India against Canada and Serbia in the women’s, but this time the challenge might get a bit tougher than the previous one.
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newschess20 days ago

India off to a winning start in 43rd Chess Olympiad

Indian women chess team has got off to a great start in the 43rd Chess Olympiad as they cruised into the next round with a 4-0 win against New Zealand. The Indian men also recorded a victory against El Salvador 3.5-0.5 with B. Adhihan, Hari Krishna and Vidit Gujrathi winning their matches.
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newschessa month ago

Vishwanathan Anand not worried about his form going into World Chess Olympiad

Vishwanathan Anand will make a comeback into the Indian team after 12 years as they take part in the 43rd Chess Olympiad to be held in Georgia from September 23. Anand has stated that he is not worried about his form at the tournament and is rather happy to be a part of a good team.
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newschessa month ago

Kolkata to host India's first international chess tournament

Kolkata will see as many as 11 top-ranked chess players, including Vishwanathan Anand, part in the Tata Steel Chess India tournament that would take place from November 9-14, 2018. The US$ 40,000 prize event will have USD10,000 as first prize and USD 7,500 as second in the Rapid and Blitz games.
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