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 Women
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

World Youth Chess Championship: Mixed Day For India, R Praggnanandhaa Advances But Divya Deshmukh Loses
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World Youth Chess Championship: Mixed Day For India, R Praggnanandhaa Advances But Divya Deshmukh Loses

WYCC: R Praggnanandhaa scored a comfortable victory, while Divya Deshmukh suffered a shocking defeat.

World Youth Chess Championship: R Praggnanandhaa, Divya Deshmukh Register Easy Wins In Round 2
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World Youth Chess Championship: R Praggnanandhaa, Divya Deshmukh Register Easy Wins In Round 2

WYCC: 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa and four other Indians advanced to the next round by picking up maximum possible two points so far.

World Youth Chess Championship: India Start On A Bright Note
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World Youth Chess Championship: India Start On A Bright Note

World Youth Chess Championship: Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa, Woman Candidate Master Mrudul Dehankar and Woman International Master Divya Deshmukh scored emphatic victories in Round 1.

Class Three Student Tashna Agarwal Wins Gold At Western Asian Youth Chess Championship

Class Three Student Tashna Agarwal Wins Gold At Western Asian Youth Chess Championship

Over the last few years, Indian chess has experienced a boom in terms of young talent.

Viswanathan Anand Confident Of Sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals Berth
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Viswanathan Anand Confident Of Sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals Berth

Viswanathan Anand, who finished a disappointing tied third in the Sinquefield Cup last month, needs 13 points from the remaining two legs in Bucharest and Kolkata.

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