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Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand along with officials of the All India Chess Federation and teams from FIDE, Africa, America, Europe and Asia took part in these matches on Thursday
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
The Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated the opening day of the historic event by making the first move on Vidit Gujrathi's board.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
In Varanasi, the ice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith Dr Anand K Tyagi received the Torch from Grandmaster Tejas Bakre and handed it over to the Woman Grandmaster and member of Team India at the 44th Chess Olympiad, Vantika
Updated : 9 months ago IST
With the veteran players like Viswanathan Anand and Koneru Humpy alongside young promising talents such as Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa and Gukesh D, consistently performing on the global stage, India has emerged as one of the top chess nations in the world in the recent years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the historic torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad on Sunday at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.
New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Legendary Viswanathan Anand on Friday said that in this Chess Olympiad India have a bright chance to win medals and he hoped that the youngsters can carry the legacy of chess ahead.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
The house congratulated and applauded the swift action taken by the Secretary of All India Chess Federation Bharat Singh Chauhan for successfully bringing the chess spectacle of the Olympiad at a short notice.
The rising Indian star finished a point ahead Marsel Efroimski and Jung Min Seo, who tied for second place.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Legendary chess player Viswanathan Anand finished in third position in the Norway Chess tournament.
A one-day event, which consists of a prize pool of Rs 10 lakh, will also be graced by the five-time World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand.
Recently appointed AICF Interim Secretary Vipnesh Bhardwaj clarifies All India Chess Federation's stand on Viswanathan Anand's candidature for FIDE Deputy President.
Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand defeated world number one Magnus Carlsen in a thrilling match at Norway Chess to remain in top position.