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Gupta, Lalith Babu share lead in Delhi chess
New Delhi, Jan 11 : Indian Grandmasters Abhijeet Gupta and M.R. Lalith Babu emerged joint leaders with a perfect score defeating M.R. Venkatesh and Eldar Gasanov of Ukraine respectively in the fourth round of the 12th Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament at the Ludlow Castle ...
Abhijeet to spearhead Indian challenge in Delhi Chess
New Delhi, Jan 8 : Fresh from his victory at the Al-Ain Classic, Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the 12th edition of Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament that gets underway at the Ludlow Castle sports complex ...
Cuban chess grandmaster to compete in Tata Steel
Havana, Jan 8 : Cuban Grandmaster (GM) Leinier Dominguez, considered Latin America's top player, will compete in the 76th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament to be held Jan 11-26 in the Netherlands, media reported.
Close finish ahead in Gurgaon chess
Gurgaon, Jan 7 : With two rounds remaining, the Gurgaon International Grandmasters Chess Tournament is heading for a close finish at the end of Round-8 matches.
Prasanna stuns Barbosa in Gurgaon chess
Gurgaon, Jan 6 : Eighteenth seed International Master Prasanna Rao created a flutter in the Gurgaon International Grandmasters Chess Tournament outwitting second seeded Grandmaster Oliver Barbosa of Philippines to leave the tournament wide open as five players are now sharing the lead with 6 points ...
Sahaj Grover in joint lead in Gurgaon chess
Gurgaon, Jan 5 : Grandmaster Sahaj Grover maintained his joint lead with 5.5 points after splitting the point with Russian Grandmaster Alexander Evdokimov in the sixth round of the Gurgaon International Grandmasters Chess Tournament at Suncity School here Sunday.
Vikramjit, Tillayev shock Grandmasters in Gurgaon chess
Gurgaon, Jan 3 : Grandmasters Arun Prasad and Marat Dzhumaev of Uzbekistan suffered shock defeats by Vikramjit Singh and Tillayev Ulugbek in the third round of the Gurgaon International Grandmasters Chess Tournament at the Suncity World School here Friday.
Kate Middleton 'bonding' with Posh over fashion and motherhood
London, Jan 1 : The Duchess of Cambridge and Victoria Beckham are becoming fast friends thanks to their common interests - fashion, interior design and parenting, it has been revealed.
Iranian Idani wins gold at youth chess worlds
Tehran, Dec 29 : Pouya Idani of Iran won a gold medal at the World Youth Chess Championships in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Star moms who soon got back fab figure
Los Angeles, Dec 29 : Celebrity mothers like Jessica Simpson and Duchess Catherine, among others, returned to their perfect physique within a few months of giving birth to their baby.
Duchess Kate named 'best beauty icon' for third year running
London, December 28 : Duchess of Cambridge has bagged the title for 'best beauty icon' for the third year running.
Man kills neighbour to play chess after death
Beijing, Dec 27 : A man who committed suicide in China opted to kill his neighbour first so that he could have him as a partner to play chess in heaven!
Am hungry for a comeback: Viswanathan Anand
Kolkata, Dec 22 : A month after losing the chess world championship crown to Norwegian talent Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand Sunday said he he still retained the hunger for a comeback, but conceded age was catching up with him.
Best celebrities baby bumps of 2013: Kate Middleton tops the list
Los Angeles, Dec 22 : Among the pregnant celebrities of 2013, the Duchess of Cambridge probably proved to be the most elegant mum-to-be of the year. Close on her heels was reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
Prince William calls Kate 'babykins'
Melbourne, December 20 : Transcripts of voicemails being heard in the UK's phone-hacking trial has revealed that Price William called Duchess Kate 'Babykins'.
Pippa Middleton engaged to beau Nico Jackson?
Washington, Dec. 19 : The Duchess of Cambridge's sister, Pippa Middleton, has reportedly got engaged to her banker boyfriend Nico Jackson.
Kim Kardashian wants wedding dress like Kate Middleton's
Los Angeles, Dec 15 : Socialite Kim Kardashian reportedly wants a wedding dress similar to the one worn by Duchess Catherine when she walked down the aisle in 2011.
Viswanathan Anand gets 'quick chance' to fight back from losing world ...
London, Dec 14 : Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand can fight back from losing the world crown at the 2013 London Classic quarter-finals on Saturday, according to reports.
Armenia's Samvel Ter-Sahakyan wins SREI International GM Chess
Kolkata, Dec 14 : Grand Master Samvel Ter-Sahakyan of Armenia Saturday emerged champion with 7.5 points in a tantalisingly close battle for the top place at the SREI International Grandmaster Chess Tournament here.
For Viswanathan Anand this Dec 11 was different!
By Sanjiv Kataria: As the King of 64 squares and the five-time World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, celebrated his 44th birthday playing classic chess in London, strategizing every move, one can only begin to guess the thoughts uppermost in his mind.
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.