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newschess8 months ago

Grand Chess Tour | No extra pressure making my debut as wild card, says Vidit Gujrathi

Making his debut on the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) as a wild-card entry, Vidit Gujrathi has said that he feels no pressure being part of a strong field of opponents. The India No.3 is brimming with confidence after claiming silver with his Czech team Navy Bor in the European Club Cup in Montenegro.
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newschess9 months ago

Viswanathan Anand held in ninth round of FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament

Viswanathan Anand was held by Russia’s Kirill Alekseenko in the ninth round of FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament on Saturday, significantly denting his hopes of qualifying for the Candidates Tournament. Among the other Indians at the event, P Hari Krishna and Raunak Sadhwani registered wins.
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newschess10 months ago

Nihal Sarin, Adhiban crash out of Chess World Cup 2019

India's B Adhiban and Nihal Sarin both crashed out of the ongoing Chess World Cup in Russia on Sunday as the two them were handed defeats in their second round rapid tie-breaker games. After these exits, India’s hopes in the competition rest solely on Pentala Harikrishna and Vidit Gujrathi.
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newschessa year ago

Biel International | Vidit Gujrathi wins tournament with a round to spare

Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi did brilliantly to show his holistic prowess as he excelled in all the three formats – classic, rapid, and blitz – to seal the first place with 31 points and one round still remaining. With the title now his, the chess player would focus earn a valuable ranking.
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newschessa year ago

Tata Steel Chess | Viswanathan Anand slips to fourth position after draw with Jan Duda

Viswanathan Anand slipped to fourth position in the ongoing Tata Steel chess after he drew with Poland’s Jan Krzysztof Duda in the eleventh round of the tournament. On the other hand, after a win against Samuel Shankland of United States, Vidit Gujarati was leading along with Magnus Carlsen.
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newschess2 years 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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