Home Chess

Chess

Pro Chess: In a 'league' of its own

Viswanthan Anand, who is part of an online league for the first time, says it is a great way to practise rapid and blitz chess for free. Source link

Viswanathan Anand wins bronze at World Blitz Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run by winning a bronze at the World Blitz Chess Championship after his gold-winning performance in the Rapid section.The title win at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh gives Viswanathan Anand a much-needed...

Becoming world champion again is the most amazing feeling

What Viswanathan Anand had planned as time off from the board turned out to be his most successful week in chess in an otherwise forgettable year. The last-minute sign-up for the World Rapid and Blitz Championship in Riyadh...

Anand wins World Rapid Championship

RIYAD (Saudi Arabia) -- Viswanathan Anand beat Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a blitz tie-break to win the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.Anand had earlier been joint second along with Vladimir Fedoseev and Ian Nepomniachtchi, also of Russia,...

World Rapid Championship: Anand beats Carlsen

RIYAD (Saudi Arabia) -- Former world champion Viswanathan Anand beat world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the ninth round of the World Rapid Championship.Anand, who lost the 2013 World Championship to Carlsen, won in 34 moves.The...

The year in quotes: 'Fedal' gets real, Saina runs out of fuel and Mr...

After yet another eventful year in the world of sport, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2017. From Rafael Nadal to Saina Nehwal, everyone's in the list for all the right reasons. Source link

World Championship logo puts chess in ‘odd position’

The newly-released logo for the 2018 World Chess Championship, showing two chequered bodies wrapped around each other with a chess board placed at the centre -- has left Grandmasters flummoxed and the world at large in splits. Five-time...

Viswanathan Anand – AI engine AlphaZero’s win will ‘scramble’ chess world

The future of chess could be right here. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) programme AlphaZero's recent, mind-boggling exploit -- destroying the highest-rated chess engine Stockfish in a 100-game match after 'learning' chess in only four hours -- has taken...

Viswanathan Anand – ‘My chances of winning another world title greater than zero’

It's a scenario Viswanathan Anand is not entirely used to. But one that's assuming a disconcerting regularity in his calendar and mind space. For the second successive time, the Indian has been ruled out of reckoning for the...

From Leander Paes to Sachin Tendulkar, Indian sportspersons who announced their arrival on the...

The FIFA U-17 World Cup began in New Delhi on October 6, with India giving a good account of themselves despite a 3-0 loss to the United States of America in their opener. Here is a look at...

HOT NEWS

MOST COMMENTED

Draymond Green Needs To Show ‘More Respect’ To Charles Barkley |...

Stephen A. Smith reminds people the type of player Charles Barkley was back in the day and that Draymond Green should show him more...