February 23, 2020 1:00 pm
Bharat Subramaniyam now shares the top spot with Azerbaijan GM Rauf Mamedov, who was held to a draw by India's S P Sethuraman. Both Subramniyam and Mamedov have 3.5 points.
February 22, 2020 1:14 pm
With five players ending up with five points, the two best players with tie-break scores faced off in a blitz to decide the champion. The 16-year old Alireza Firouzja of Iran showed his abilities, winning both the games to capture the title.
February 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Vidit Gujrathi's compatriot P Harikrishna had to be content with his fifth draw in six games, against lower-rated Spanish GM David Anton Guijjaro.
February 13, 2020 2:53 pm
In the Vidit Gujrathi-Sam Shankland match, the Indian cashed in on his opponent's only mistake and proceeded to win in 32 moves, continuing his dominance over the American.
February 11, 2020 2:55 pm
Koneru Humpy was held to a 37-move draw by Kateryna Lagno of Russia in a Grunfeld Defence game while Dronavalli Harika could not force a win against American Irina Krish.
January 25, 2020 11:49 am
If any coach or parent tells you that a kid can play at world or national level by training three hours a day and attending all birthday parties and doing school homework, they are lying. Period.
January 23, 2020 11:50 am
As it happened in the game, the players reached a fairly level position after the opening and the draw was not a problem for Dubov. With 4.5 points, the Indian ace is at number 10 in standings.
December 30, 2019 11:24 pm
Koneru Humpy gets the moves right. Her best is yet to be.
December 30, 2019 8:41 am
At 50, Vishwanathan Anand is the oldest player in the current top 15 standard chess rankings, and still very much a potent threat at any and all competitions he enters in.
November 24, 2019 11:14 pm
Viswanathan Anand’s 19th move with Rook to e8 was a blunder that allowed Magnus Carlsen to grab the initiative.