newschess11 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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newschess12 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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newschess18 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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newschess2 months ago

Sinquefield Cup chess | Viswanathan Anand registers sixth consecutive draw

Viswanathan Anand played out yet another draw at the ongoing Sinquefield Cup chess against Fillipino-American player Wesley So in the sixth round of the tournament. Meanwhile, Fabiano Caruana of the United States is just a win away from displacing Magnus Carlsen as the top-ranked chess player.
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newschess2 months ago

Sinquefield Cup | Viswanathan Anand draws match against Magnus Carlsen

Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Magnus Carlsen in the Sinquefield Cup. As of now, Viswanathan Anand and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France are sharing the fifth position in the tournament with Wesley So of United States tailing them, with half a point behind.
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newschess3 months 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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newschess4 months 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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newschess4 months ago

Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Magnus Carlsen to keep title hopes alive

Playing with black, Viswanathan Anand managed to play out a draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen at the ongoing Altibox Norway Chess tournament to keep his title hopes alive. Before coming up against Anand, Carlsen had won both of his previous two matches in the tournament.
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