Anand had been preparing to face Carlsen for quite a few months as admitted by his wife and the hard work and determination clearly showed at Bilbao.
International Master Nisha Mohota emerged champion at the 41st National Women Challengers Chess Championships 2014 held at Pedem Sports Complex in Mapusa. Mohota who belonged to Petroleum Sports Promotion Board was declared the winner via a tie-break after she finished on par with International Master S Vijayalakshmi of Air India. The overnight joint leaders were
Viswanathan Anand continued his domination at the Bilbao Final Masters as he had a crushing win over Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the second round. It comes on the back of another impressive performance from the Indian chess great who had earlier beaten former Fide world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine. After two wins,
A Bronze for Harika 3 weeks after India’s stellar show at the Chess Olympiad in Norway comes another achievement for Indian Chess as 23 year old Women’s Grandmaster (WGM) Harika Dronavalli finished 3rd at the FIDE Women’s Chess Grand Prix in Sharjah. Her teammate WGM Koneru Humpy finished 7th. The Chinese duo of Ju Wenjum
Success in Norway Another achievement for Indian sports on the eve of Independence day as the men’s chess team won the bronze medal in the international chess Olympiad which was held in Tromso, Norway between 2nd and 14th August. Seven Victories for the Mens Team Seeded 19th, the Indian men defeated Uzbekistan in their last