Chess: Hikaru Nakamura is sole leader at Tata Chess

World number three Hikaru Nakamura showed his class in the blitz while India's youngest Grandmaster R. Praggananandhaa impressed with two wins in the Tata Steel India Chess here on Tuesday. Nakamura secured four wins and five draws to stay as the sole leader after nine rounds. On a penultimate day, five-time former world champion Viswanathan Anand

Chess: Pentala Hari finishes 2nd in chess tourney

  India's Pentala Harikrishna secured two wins on the last day but could only finish second, half-a-point behind Japanese-American wizard Hikaru Nakamura who lived up to his top billing to clinch the Tata Steel Chess  India Rapid tournament here on Sunday. There was heartbreak for reigning world rapid champion local challenger and his former

Chess: Adhiban beats Michael Adams to tie third

Grandmaster B. Adhiban finished tied third at the Chess. com Isle of Men International tournament after beating highly-regarded Michael Adams of England in the ninth and final round on Monday. The victory that took him to 6.5 points not only made Adhiban the best performing Indian but also netted him in the


Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta put up a fine show as he crashed through the solid defenses of compatriot Vidit Gujrathi in the fifth round of Isle of Man International Chess tournament here on Thursday. Gupta continued his good form having drawn with Boris Gelfand of Israel

Chess: Krishnan guides India to victory

Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a 2.5-1.5 win over the Czech Republic but the women's team suffered a shocking 1-3 defeat against Hungary in the eighth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad here Tuesday. On a day when Indian thinktank decided to rest P Harikrishna, the best Indian performer

Grand Chess Tour 2018 – Sinquefield Cup, Saint Louis.

The Grand Chess Tour 2018 comprising total 4 chess tournaments just finished its 3 rd event at Saint Louis. GM Viswanathan Anand managed to get a decent performance at the classical chess event recovering from shaky presentation at the rapid and blitz events. Anand was unbeaten in all 9 rounds

Anand disappoints at St. Louis event

Viswanathan Anand had a forgettable outing in St. Louis Rapid and blitz as he finished last after scoring 13.5 points in all out of a possible 27 games that ended here. Anand will now combat the world's best including Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Sinquefield Cup. Anand ended the last