newschess3 months ago

World Team Chess Championship | Indian men flounder in the final round to finish fourth

India were placed at a joint second prior to the final round but it was a disappointing finish as they went down 1.5-2.5 after putting up a great fight against Russia in the final round on Thursday. A draw in the final round, or a victory would have given them a bronze or a silver respectively.
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newschess3 months ago

World Team Chess Championship | Indian men’s team draws with Azerbaijan; women thrash USA 4-0

The Indian men’s team drew on all boards against Azerbaijan in the ongoing World Team Chess Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan and have slipped to the third spot on the table. On the other hand, the Indian women’s team crushed the USA 4-0 to remain in contention of a podium finish.
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newschess3 months ago

World Teams Chess Championship | Indian men’s team stays second after beating Kazakhstan, women lose to China

The Indian men’s chess team thrashed hosts Kazakhstan 3.5-0.5 to stay at the second position with a total of nine points in six rounds at the World Teams Chess Championship. On the other hand, the Indian women’s team lost to China by 1.5-2.5 points in the prestigious event being played in Astana.
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newschess4 months ago

World Team Chess Championship | Swapnil Dhopade appointed India women’s team coach

Swapnil Dhopade has been named as the new coach of the India women’s team for the World Team Chess Championship which is starting from today in Astana, Kazakhstan. The championship is a 12-day event organised by the World Chess Federation (Fide) and will continue till March 15.
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newschess7 months ago

Koneru Humpy reaches second round of World Women Chess Championship

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy defeated her Algerian counterpart Hayat Toubal in the second game of the first round of the World Women Chess Championship on Sunday. Out of the other Indian contenders, Bhakti Kulkarni was eliminated in the first round after losing a match and tying another.
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newschess9 months 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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newschess9 months 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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newschess2 years ago

Tania Sachdev leads India's win over USA at World Team Chess Championship

Tania Sachdev tore apart the defences of USA's Sabina Foisor to spearhead India's 2.5-1.5 victory over America in the second round of World's Team Chess Championship in Russia on Monday. India is now placed second on the table with Ukraine and Poland at three points each in the ten-team event.
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