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Watch: 6-Year-Old, 9-Year-Old Play Chess Tournament for over 4 Hours, Officials Forced to Call Draw July 04, 2019 17:31

Two Goan chess players, Aarush Arsekar, 6, and Chirag Khinvasara, 9, in their first-ever tournament not only won hearts but applause, and admiration of fellow players, organizers and arbiters on Monday.The duo, who only began…

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Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand Out of Contention After Losing to USA's Fabiano Caruana June 14, 2019 15:15

Viswanathan Anand, the five-time world champion, lost chances of a top-three finish after he went down fighting to Fabiano Caruana of United States in the Armageddon game at the Altibox Norway Chess. The Indian slipped…

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Teach Your Kids How to Play Chess Before They Start School June 07, 2019 14:16

Chess, the most popular and challenging strategy game of all, beyond the shadow of doubt always remains a captivating game. Teaching kids how to play the board game spot on is never an easy task.…

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16-Year-Old Iniyan Panneerselvam Of Tamil Nadu Becomes India's 61st Chess Grandmaster March 07, 2019 16:18

The 16-year-old Iniyan Panneerselvam, from Erode city in Erode district of Tamil Nadu, has been conferred with the title of ‘Grandmaster’ on March 6. The teen has been playing chess since the age of 5…

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Indian Siblings Shine at Singapore National Open Age Championship January 04, 2019 17:13

Two Indian siblings Rajveer and Anaishaa shone in an impressive way at the 35th Singapore National Open Age Group Chess Championship bring gold and silver in India. The tournament, organized by the Singapore Chess Federation,…

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Viswanathan Anand Wins Chess India Blitz Tournament November 15, 2018 11:45

Indian chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand stepped it up grand style to win the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament overcoming overnight Japanese-American Chess Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura in the play-off in Kolkata on Wednesday. Placed…

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Hikaru Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid November 12, 2018 15:06

A Japanese-American chess grandmaster and world No.2 Hikaru Nakamura of the United States on Sunday won the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 rapid tournament in Kolkata with six points as reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand…

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Russian Politician Arkady Dvorkovich Crowned World Chess Head October 04, 2018 16:03

The former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich, was on Wednesday crowned as the new King of FIDE or World Chess Federation.The 46-year-old Dvorkovich was elected as the new president with a clear-cut majority…

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Former Champion Kasparov to Make One-time Return from Retirement August 14, 2017 17:34

After 12 years, former champion and a Kremlin critic, Garry Kasparov is all set to make one-time return to the game and will be playing in the Rapid and Blitz Competition at Sinquefield Cup in…

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All eyes on Anand, Karjakin in Moscow March 23, 2016 11:30

Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand and Sergey Karjakin of Russia would be on spot light on the resumption of the World Chess Candidates tournament on 23 March 2016 in Moscow. After rest for a day,…

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Viswanathan Anand makes easy draw November 21, 2014 12:10

A well-prepared Viswanathan Anand managed the easiest of draws with black pieces in his ninth round match against Magnus Carlsen the on Thursday Anand managed the easiest of draws in Game 9 against Carlsen but…

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Viswanathan Anand lose World Chess Championship November 23, 2013 09:49

The world has a new chess champion now - Magnus Carlsen! The 22-year-old Norwegian beat the five-time-title-holder Viswanathan Anand in a hard-fought draw to cinch the title. He sealed the top spot with two games…

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