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Friday, June 05, 2020



From Kasparov to Carlsen: Five of the greatest chess matches ever played

June 03, 2020 7:45 pm

Professional chess has seen some classic matches which have been a masterclass in strategy, tactical thinking, and the art of outwitting your opponent.

Alireza Firouzja: Champ in the making

May 29, 2020 2:35 pm

Alireza Firouzja is one of the rare players to unnerve Magnus Carlsen, and his immense potential has prompted France and US to pursue the Iranian’s signature

India loses to Rest of World in Online Nations Cup

May 06, 2020 8:18 am

Top-seeded China took the lead with its second win, defeating Europe 3-1 after winning the first match by a similar margin against Rest of the World.

Online blitz chess tournament raises Rs 4 lakh for Kerala CM Relief Fund

May 04, 2020 11:50 am

British chess legend and FIDE (world chess federation) vice-president Nigel Short, who participated, said he was glad to be of help in the fight against COVID-19.

Chess for Charity: Yuzvendra Chahal, Viswanathan Anand among others to raise Rs 8.8 lakh for waste pickers community

April 26, 2020 9:45 pm

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand and India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal among others took part in an online chess charity event, raising Rs 8.8 lakh for the waste pickers' community fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Playing from home

April 25, 2020 3:50 pm

Chess gets ready for its digital play as internet-mediated games draw the biggest players of the sport.

Chess greats face off online, webcams, arbiters to watch moves

April 24, 2020 5:46 pm

“It is an elite event. Only the best players in the world. They would never risk their reputation,” said David Llada of FIDE, adding that the world body would do everything technology permits to guarantee that conditions for the event are not corrupted by those participating.

PM Modi lauds chess players' innovative method of raising money

April 15, 2020 7:37 pm

In India, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far claimed over 350 lives while infecting close to 12,000 across the country.

Stuck at home? These indoor games will make the quarantine period more interesting

March 22, 2020 1:38 pm

Make the best use of this time; play these indoor games and bond with your family.

Commentary to keep Viswanathan Anand busy after COVID-19 restrictions delay return to India from Germany

March 16, 2020 11:16 am

Viswanathan Anand, who is set to don the commentator's hat for the FIDE Candidates tournament that begins in Yekaterinburg, Russia to spot the challenger to world champion Magnus Carlsen, will handle the role from his present location.