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Coronavirus: FIDE Stops Candidates Tournament Midway After Russia Bans Flights
Press Trust of India

Coronavirus: FIDE Stops Candidates Tournament Midway After Russia Bans Flights

The prestigious Candidates tournament was stopped after seven rounds after the hosts Russia decided to ban all flights into and out of the country owing to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Viswanathan Anand Waiting For Suitable Time To "Fly Back" Home From Germany, Says Wife
Asian News International

Viswanathan Anand Waiting For Suitable Time To "Fly Back" Home From Germany, Says Wife

Viswanathan Anand had gone to Germany to take part in the Bundesliga Chess tournament and was slated to return on March 16.

Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy To Lead India In Chess Olympiad
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Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy To Lead India In Chess Olympiad

Viswanathan Anand and Koneru Humpy will lead India's men's and women's teams respectively in the Chess Olympiad to be held in Moscow.

Cairns Cup: Indias Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika Held To Draws
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Cairns Cup: India's Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika Held To Draws

World rapid champion Koneru Humpy and fellow Indian Dronavalli Harika settled for contrasting draws in the fourth round of the Cairns Cup chess tournament.

Viswanathan Anand Shares Day-Night Test Experience With Magnus Carlsen
Indo-Asian News Service

Viswanathan Anand Shares Day-Night Test Experience With Magnus Carlsen

Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen rang the bell at Eden Gardens on the second day of India's first-ever pink ball Test against Bangladesh in November last year.

Viswanathan Anand Draws With 20-Year-Old Jorden Van Foreest In Tata Steel Masters
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Viswanathan Anand Draws With 20-Year-Old Jorden Van Foreest In Tata Steel Masters

Viswanathan Anand was held to an easy draw by Dutch hopeful Jorden Van Foreest in the sixth round of Tata Steel Masters.

Viswanathan Anand Plays Another Draw As Magnus Carlsen Breaks World Record
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Viswanathan Anand Plays Another Draw As Magnus Carlsen Breaks World Record

Viswanathan Anand remained winless for the fourth round running, while world champion Magnus Carlsen registered his 111th game without losing, surpassing a 15-year-old record.

Koneru Humpy Terms World Title Triumph As Unexpected Success
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Koneru Humpy Terms World Title Triumph As Unexpected Success

Koneru Humpy said it was a dream to win a world title but the triumph in the blitz format surprised even herself.

Koneru Humpy Finishes 12th In Blitz Chess Competition
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Koneru Humpy Finishes 12th In Blitz Chess Competition

Koneru Humpy, who had claimed the World Women's Rapid Chess Championship title on Saturday, lost the final three games on Day 2 to bow out of the Blitz competition.

Koneru Humpy Becomes Womens World Rapid Chess Champion After Beating Chinas Lei Tingjie
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Koneru Humpy Becomes Women's World Rapid Chess Champion After Beating China's Lei Tingjie

The Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy outwitted China's Lei Tingjie in a dramatic Armageddon battle to win the Women's World Rapid Chess Championship.

Magnus Carlsen Writes "No.1 Fantasy Premier League Player" In Social Media Bio
Indo-Asian News Service

Magnus Carlsen Writes "No.1 Fantasy Premier League Player" In Social Media Bio

Magnus Carlsen has changed his Twitter bio after getting to the top of the English Premier League's official fantasy table.

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen In Top 10 Of Fantasy Premier League
Written By Abhimanyu Bose

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen In Top 10 Of Fantasy Premier League

Magnus Carlsen's fantasy team has some of the biggest names who are delivering in the Premier League.

Tata Steel Rapid And Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand Tied Fifth, Magnus Carlsen On Course To Win
Indo-Asian News Service

Tata Steel Rapid And Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand Tied Fifth, Magnus Carlsen On Course To Win

Two wins and two losses kept Viswanathan Anand on joint fifth position at the Tata Steel Rapid and Blitz Tournament in Kolkata.

Tata Steel Rapid And Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand Falters While Magnus Carlsen Reigns Supreme
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Tata Steel Rapid And Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand Falters While Magnus Carlsen Reigns Supreme

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to utilise most of his opportunities in the final game as he finished joint sixth while Magnus Carlsen stamped his authority.

Viswanathan Anand Falls Further Behind As Magnus Carlsen Extends Lead
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Viswanathan Anand Falls Further Behind As Magnus Carlsen Extends Lead

Viswanathan Anand is in joint third spot with six points along with Ding Liren of China and Anish Giri of Holland, while Magnus Carlsen is on top with 10 points.

Viswanathan Anand An Inspiration, Consistency Defies Logic: Wesley So
Indo-Asian News Service

Viswanathan Anand An Inspiration, Consistency Defies Logic: Wesley So

Filipino-American Grandmaster Wesley So said Viswanathan Anand was so intelligent that he could have been something great even if he did not become a chess player.

World Youth Chess Championship 2019: R Praggnanandhaa Wins Open Under-18 Gold, India Bag Seven Medals
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World Youth Chess Championship 2019: R Praggnanandhaa Wins Open Under-18 Gold, India Bag Seven Medals

World Youth Chess Championship 2019: The 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa won gold in the Open Under-18 category after he played out a draw in the final round against Germany's Valentin Buckels.

World Youth Chess Championship: Praggnanandhaa, Mitrabha Guha Slip To Second Spot
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World Youth Chess Championship: Praggnanandhaa, Mitrabha Guha Slip To Second Spot

India's Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa slipped to second position after settling for a quick draw against top seed Sargsyan Shant of Armenia.

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