newschess4 days ago

GM Srinath Narayanan wins Faroes Open 2018, makes it second title in two months

India Grandmaster Srinath Narayanan clinched the Faroes Open 2018 after a draw in the ninth round against International Master Maksim Vavulin of Russia making it his second title in two months. Srinath had won the third Kolkata Open International Grandmasters Chess Tournament in May.
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newschess16 days ago

Divya Deshmukh and Raunak Sadhwani win individual gold at International Chess meets in Dubai and Delhi

Two international Masters from Maharashtra, Divya Deshmukh and Raunak Sadhwani, won individual gold medals at the International Chess meets in Dubai and Delhi, respectively. Participating in the open category as well, Deshmukh stood at the 61st rank spot from among 165 players from 12 countries.
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newschess18 days ago

Viswanathan Anand advices R Praggnanandhaa to go out there and enjoy

Viswanathan Anand has heaped praise on the country’s latest Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa and advised him not to worry about the expectations and just enjoy the game. Anand has also revealed that Praggnanandhaa came to visit him days after his title victory and he liked him immediately.
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newschessa month ago

12-year-old Praggnanandhaa becomes second youngest Grandmaster in Chess

R Praggnanandhaa from India has created a sensation in the chess world by becoming the second youngest Grandmaster to have existed at all times, making India thoroughly proud of his achievement. The title was bestowed upon him during the Gredine Open in Italy where he earned his third GM norm.
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newschessa month ago

Batkhuyag Munguntuul claims top honors in women grandmaster chess championship in Mumbai

Top-seeded International Master Batkhuyag Munguntuul from Mongolia lived up to her reputation to claim the top honors in the women grandmaster chess championship at the Acres Club in Mumbai. Indian International Master Srija Seshadri fought hard to finish third place in the championship.
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newschessa month ago

AICF Chess Championship | Srija Seshadri beats Anna Zozulia to reach five-point mark

Indian woman International master Srija Seshadri has managed to outwit Belgium's IM Anna Zozulia in the ongoing AICF Chess Championship and reach the five-point mark after the end of the ninth round. Seshadri recovered from a loss and a draw in the previous two rounds of the tournament.
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newschessa month ago

Srija Seshadri beats Divya Deshmukh at AICF Women Chess Championship

Indian Woman International Master Srija Seshadri defeated compatriot Divya Deshmukh in The AICF Women Grandmaster Chess Championship at the Acres Club, Mumbai. Srija beat Deshmukh in what was her third consecutive win, at the end of the sixth round of the tournament in just 27 moves.
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newschessa month ago

Soumya Swaminathan pulls out from the Asian Team Chess Championship over headscarf protocol

Soumya Swaminathan has refused to participate in the Asian Team Chess Championship on account of the compulsory headscarf protocol kept by the host country, Iran. Citing the criteria to be a severe violation of her personal rights, she has decided to refrain from being a part of the tournament.
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newschessa month ago

Mumbai Mayor Cup | IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni pulls off a stunner against GM Adam Tukhaev

Mumbai’s IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni has pulled an upset victory over GM Adam Tukhaev of Ukraine in an eighth round match of the 11th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament on Saturday. Along with Kulkarni, IM Visakh NR also scored an unexpected victory over GM Ivan Rozum of Russia.
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newschessa month ago

Norway Chess | Viswanathan Anand plays out another draw as Carlsen suffers shock defeat

Former World No. 1 Viswanathan Anand has played out yet another draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan to take his points tally to 2.5 points at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. World number one Magnus Carlsen was handed a surprise defeat by American Wesley So to open the tournament.
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