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Sethuraman maintains lead in chess tourney
Hyderabad, Dec 1 : Chennai-based Grand Master Sethuraman S.P. maintained his sole lead with 6.5 points after splitting the point with Mikhail Mozharov in the eighth round of the second Hyderabad International Grandmasters Chess Tournament at Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium here Sunday.
Kate Middleton wants normal things for son
London, Dec 1 : The Duchess of Cambridge is trying her best to raise her royal baby George on her own terms.
Carlsen, Anand presented with medals
Chennai, Nov 25 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitthaa Monday gave away the gold cup and Rs.9.9 crore prize money to the newly crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway.
Magnus Carlsen reveals 'physical activity-filled' training regime ...
Washington, Nov 23 : Newly crowned chess' world champion Magnus Carlsen has revealed the activities chess players engage in during their two-and-a-half training session before each game.
New chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen shatters 'nerdy' stereotype with ...
Washington, Nov 23 : New chess world champion Magnus Carlsen has shattered the typical stereotype of a 'nerdy' chess player and has broken every pre-conceived notions of the game with his posts and photographs on the social media after beating India's Viswanathan Anand.
World Chess Championship results show powerful role of computers: ...
Washington, Nov 23 : The World Championship battle between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, where the youngster was crowned new champion, has witnessed computers pushing the game of chess to new heights, according to a report.
Playing against Anand a great challenge for Magnus: Dad
Chennai, Nov.23 : The father of newly-crowned World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, Henrik, has praised India's Viswanathan Anand and said that his son has learnt a lot from the latter.
Magnus Carlsen wins world chess title
Chennai, Nov 22 : Norway's Magnus Carlsen won the World Chess Championship title after he drew the tenth game against Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand here on Friday.
Viswanathan Anand loses world chess champion title to Norway's Magnus ...
Chennai, Nov.22 : Indian grandmaster and defending champion, Viswanathan Anand lost the title to the 22-year-old Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, after the 10th game of the World Chess Championship match ended in a draw here today.
Magnificent Magnus Carlsen is the new chess king
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 22 : Norwegian Magnus Carlsen dethroned Viswanathan Anand as the World Chess Champion with a 65 move draw in the 10th game here Friday.
Morrissey brands 'airhead' Kate and 'thickwit' Pippa 'sick face of ...
London, November 21 : Morrissey has attacked the Duchess of Cambridge branding her an "airhead" and also commented on her sister, calling her a "thickwit".
Carlsen wins ninth game, half point away from becoming champion
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen was Thursday just a step away from being crowned world chess champion winning a nail-biting ninth game against holder Viswanathan Anand in 28 moves and improving his lead to three points.
Magnificent Carlsen wins 9th game, takes three-point lead
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Magnificent Magnus Carlsen is just a step away from being crowned the world chess champion. The Norwegian challenger won the nail biting ninth game against holder Viswanathan Anand in 28 moves and improved his lead to three points.
Endorsement dreams of chess players could vanish if Anand loses title
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 19 : Opportunities for Indian chess players to endorse financial products hinge on Vishwanathan Anand successfully defending his world title and also change of rules by the market regulator.
Chess: Anand, Carlsen draw 7th game
Chennai, Nov 18 : The seventh game of the the World Chess Championship between Magnus Carlsen of Norway and defending champion Viswanathan Anand ended in a draw here on Monday.
World Chess: Anand arrests slide with a draw
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 18 : Defending world chess champion Viswanathan Anand and title challenger Magnus Carlsen from Norway decided to split a point at the end of 32 moves in their seventh game of their title match here Monday.
'Chess could be a spectator sport with cheerleaders'
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 18 : While it is said that no board game is a major spectator sport, chess could be made into one with slight changes in the format, holding more promotional events and even cheerleaders, said a former women's world champion.
Anand should avoid early end game phase, says Harikrishna
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 17 : Defending world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand has to avoid going into end-game phase voluntarily. He should continue with the middle-game despite some unexpected moves of the Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen. That is only way for Anand to bounce ...
Chess: Magnus Carlsen wins sixth game
Chennai, Nov 16 : Magnus Carlsen of Norway extended his lead to 4-2 after beating defending champion Viswanathan Anand in the sixth game of the World Chess Championship here on Saturday.
Carlsen again defeats Anand, takes two point lead
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 16 : Norwegian challenger for the world chess title, Magnus Carlsen, comfortably outplayed defending champion Vishwanathan Anand in 67 moves in their sixth game of the 2013 FIDE World Chess Championship here Saturday.
Chess: Carlsen register first win
Chennai, Nov 15 : Magnus Carlsen of Norway scored the first win in the ongoing World Chess Championship as he beat defending Champion Viswanathan Anand here on Friday.
Magnificient Magnus one up on Anand
Chennai, Nov 15 : Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, challenging defending champion Vishwanathan Anand of India for the chess World Championship title, won the fifth game in 58 moves after over five hours of a gruelling fight here Friday.
Chess players make ideal brand ambassadors, say champions
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 15 : Chess champions are really ideal and cost effective brand ambassadors for insurance companies, banks, information technology (IT) and products connected with children and the brain, says a marketing expert and chess champions.
Chess: Anand, Carlsen draw 4th game
Chennai, Nov 13 : The fourth game of the World Chess Championship between Indian chess icon Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen of Norway ended with a draw as the two players battled hard here on Wednesday.
Anand, Carlsen draw fourth game after battle of nerves
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 13 : A six-hour gruelling battle of nerves for the 64 square territory on the chess board between two lions here Wednesday ended in a draw after 64 moves, with the younger one from Norway getting somewhat tangled.
Anand, Carlsen again draw after stiff fight
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Despite his queen holed up on one corner of the board for nearly 10 moves, the contender for the world chess champion title wriggled out to draw the third game against title holder Vishwanathan Anand of India.
Anand,Carlsen not playing cat and mouse game, say experts
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 11 : Drawing their first two matches after enjoying a minor edge in each game does not mean world chess champion Viswanathan Anand and the title challenger Magnus Carlsen are playing a cat and mouse game, say chess experts.
'To commentate on chess live is a challenge'
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 11 : Divining what goes inside the brains of two of the world's top chess players and commentating live on their moves and reading the probable strategies is a challenging task, said a commentator at the world championship here.
Royal couple arrives in Kerala
Kochi, Nov 11 : The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrived here Monday on a four-day state visit, which will include his 65th birthday celebrations on Thursday.
Anand-Carlsen split point in second game
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 10 : After a bookish opening and a brief attacking game, reigning World Champion Vishwanathan Anand from India and his Norwegian challenger World No.1 Magnus Carlsen agreed to a draw at the end of the 25th move in the second round of the World Chess ...