Kate Middleton defies black dress code at BAFTA
London, Feb 19 : The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton on Monday defied the Times's Up protest at the 71st British Academy Film Awards, organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), by wearing a green dress, instead of black worn by the celebrities attending the ceremony.
Gangolli claims 5th straight national chess title for blind
Mumbai, Feb 11 : Karnataka's Kishan Gangolli on Sunday won the National 'A' Chess Championship for Blind for the fifth consecutive time, while Ashvin Makwana of Gujarat and Odisha's Soundarya Kumar Pradhan finished second and third respectively.
Anand interacts with blind chess players
Mumbai, Feb 11 : The legendary Viswanathan Anand on Sunday interacted with the 14 players competing at the National 'A Chess Championship for the visually challenged in Mumbai.
Tendulkar lends support to blind chess tourney
Mumbai, Feb 8 : Cricket legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday expressed his support to the ongoing National Chess Championship for the visually challenged, organised by the All India Chess Federation for the Blind.
Chennai Open Chess: Russian GM in lead
Chennai, Jan 24 : Russian Grand Master (GM) Rozum Ivan shot into a one point lead after defeating Indian GM R.R. Laxman in 47 moves at the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament here on Wednesday.
260 players in fray at Chennai Open chess
Chennai, Jan 17 : Around 260 players, including defending champion and fourth seed Grand Master (GM) Tukhaev Adam and 15 other GMs and 18 International Masters (IM), will be fighting it out for top honours at the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2018 that starts here on ...
Harika settles for draw at Tata Steel Chess tournament Wijk aan Zee [Netherlands], Jan 16 : Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli had to settle for her third consecutive draw against higher-ranked Dutch Grandmaster Erwin L'Ami after a long encounter, here at the prestigious 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess tournament.
Delhi International GM Open chess meet from Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 8 : Arkadij Naiditsch of Azerbaijan, Tajikistan's Farrukh Amonatov and Indian Abhijeet Gupta will be favourites in the 16th Delhi International Grandmaster Open chess tournament, which will begin at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here from Tuesday.
Discovery's Dsport gets Poker league's broadcast rights
New Delhi, Jan 6 : After signing chess master Viswanathan Anand as its brand ambassador, Poker Sports League has given exclusive broadcasting rights for its second season to DSport, the sports channel of Discovery Communications.
Anand third in World Blitz Chess; Carlsen wins the title
Chennai, Dec 30 : Two days after he won the World Rapid Chess Championship, Indian chess Grand Master (GM) and five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday established again that he is a force to reckon with third position at the King Salman FIDE World Blitz Championship at Riyadh.
Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], December 29: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has regained the World Rapid Chess Championship after defeating Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev in the tie-break play-off.
Government school kids to get free sports training
New Delhi, Dec 26 : The Delhi government on Tuesday approved a scheme under which students of government schools here will be given free coaching in 31 different games and sport including cricket, chess, and martial arts by private trainers.
Prince Charles meets PM Modi in Delhi New Delhi , Nov. 8 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George, accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Prince Charles to pay two-day visit to India New Delhi , November 3 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles will be on a two-day visit to India on November 8 as part of their 10-day four nation tour to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and India.