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.
India's Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa slipped to second position after settling for a quick draw against top seed Sargsyan Shant of Armenia.
WYCC: R Praggnanandhaa scored a comfortable victory, while Divya Deshmukh suffered a shocking defeat.
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: Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa, Woman Candidate Master Mrudul Dehankar and Woman International Master Divya Deshmukh scored emphatic victories in Round 1.
Over the last few years, Indian chess has experienced a boom in terms of young talent.
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.
Prithu Gupta's achievement came 31 years after Viswanathan Anand had become India's first Grandmaster.
Gukesh's parents said that they have exhausted all their savings.
Magnus Carlsen won three successive rapid-chess tiebreakers in the four-match series against Fabiano Caruana.
India finished sixth in the open section and eighth in women's team category on the final day of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad.
India beat Egypt 2.5:1.5 in open section at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad but the women's team was held to a 2-2 draw.
Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace treaty after 43 moves with Ian Nepomniachtchi on the top board.
Fifth-seeded Indian open chess team will be up against defending champions US at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad.
Soumya Swaminathan withdrew from a tournament in Iran because of the compulsory headscarf rule in the country.
Viswanathan Anand endured a difficult first day but came storming back on the final day of the World Blitz Chess Championship.
Viswanathan Anand beat World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen to lift the World Rapid Chess Championship title.
Viswanathan Anand crashed out of the World Cup after playing out a draw in a must-win game against Anton Kovalyov of Canada in the second round