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    World Junior Chess Championship gets Rs.50 lakh grant
    Pune, Sep 1 : The World Junior Chess Championship got a major boost Monday as the Maharashtra government released a grant of Rs.50 lakh for the Oct 5-20 tournament to be held here.

    Solid play, strategy help India win at Chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 15 : Solid play and strategic planning were key to India's success at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway, said team members.

    Solid play, strategic planning key to India's success at Chess ...
    Chennai, Aug 15 : Solid play and strategic planning were key to India's success at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway, said team members.

    India win chess Olympiad bronze, individual gold and silver
    Chennai, Aug 14 : On a day when China annexed the Olympiad chess gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver medal.

    China wins chess Olympiad gold, India wins bronze
    Chennai, Aug 14 : On a day when the dragon nation China won the Olympiad chess gold medal for Asia, India, the other major country in the continent, captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5.

    China win chess Olympiad gold, India in medal hunt
    Chennai, Aug 14 : On a day when the dragon nation China brought the Olympiad chess gold medal, India the other major country in the continent crushed Uzbekistan 3.5 -0.5 and is in the contention for a medal in the Norwegian city of Trosme.

    India draws against stronger Armenia in chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 10 : The Indian open team Sunday drew 2-2 their match against much stronger opponent Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad underway in Norway.

    New chess federation chief has ambitious plans
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Aug 10 : The All India Chess Federation (AICF) is mulling ways to ensure the country's teams perform consistently at world events, to get more than one player into the world top-20 and glamourise the sport to attract sponsors, its new president has said.

    Indian teams notch impressive wins in chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 9 : Indian chess teams - open and women's section - won against Qatar and the Netherlands respectively in the seventh round of the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway Saturday.

    Pune to host 2014 World Junior Chess Championship
    Mumbai, Aug 9 : Pune is all set to host the prestigious World Junior Chess Championship (WJCC) 2014 from Oct 5-20 where 250 players from 65 countries including Grandmasters and International Masters are expected to participate in the 15-day event to be held at Hotel Hyatt, Viman Nagar.

    India wins against Moldova in Chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 8 : In a day of mixed results, the Indian open team Friday defeated Moldova 3.5-0.5 while the women's team split the points equally against Spain 2-2 at the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway.

    Duchess Kate inducted into 'Best Dressed Hall of Fame' by Vanity Fair
    London, Aug 7 : Kate Middleton has been inducted into Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Hall of Fame' and has also been named in its annual international best-dressed list for the fifth time.

    India wins round five at chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 6 : Indian chess teams - open and women - have won their fifth round outing against Montenegro and Austria respectively at the 41st World Chess Olympiad in Norway.

    Indian teams suffer defeat at chess Olympiad
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Aug 5 : India suffered serious reverse Tuesday in the 41st World Chess Olympiad now underway in Norway with both the teams - open and women - losing to Cuba and Serbia respectively.

    India's winning run hits brakes at Chess Olympiad's third round
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Aug 5 : India's victorious run in the 41st World Chess Olympiad in Norway came to a halt Monday with both its teams - open and women - splitting the points with their lower seeded opponents.

    India's knight warriors not losing sleep over 'white nights'
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Aug 4 : The members of the Indian squad to the 41st World Chess Olympiad being played in the Norwegian city of Tromse are not losing sleep over the midnight sun in Norway, the non-receipt of luggage by a team member or the mainly non-vegetarian European cuisine.

    Prince William, Duchess Catherine to holiday in Scotland
    London, Aug 4 : Britain's Prince William and Duchess Catherine will be spending their holidays in Scotland, as well as moving into their new house at Anmer Hall in Norfolk.

    India's winning streak continues in Chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 3 : The Indian open and women's teams defeated Canada and Denmark respectively with a similar scoreline of 3.5-0.5 in the second round of the 41st World Chess Olympiad being played in the Norwegian city of Tromse Sunday.

    Winning start for India in Chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 3 : Indian men beat lower rated Syria 3.5-0.5 in the first round match in the open section in the 41st World Chess Olympiad that kicked off in the Norwegian city of Tromse Saturday.

    India make strategic move in Chess Olympiad
    Chennai, Aug 1 : The Indian men's chess decided to continue with success strategy of the Asian Nations Cup by fielding the stronger player at the lower board and lower rated players at the top two boards in the 2014 Chess Olympic starting Saturday in the Norwegian city of Tromse.

    India's top players have little respect for Chess Olympiad
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, July 29 : At a time when world's top rated players will be playing in the chess Olympiad, the absence of former world champion Viswanathan Anand, world number 27 Pendyala Harikrishna and other top rated players from the Indian team is very strange, say chess ...

    Indian team hopeful of good show at chess Olympiad
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, July 28 : The Indian team for the ensuing 41st World Chess Olympiad in Norway is a mix of experienced and motivated young players and hoping to do well, a team member said.

    Is Duchess Kate pregnant again?
    London, July 15 : Kate Middleton's ex-school friend has claimed that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant again, however Buckingham Palace has refused to comment over rumours.

    Kate Middleton plans solo trip alone?
    Los Angeles, July 14 : If reports are anything to go by, the Duchess of Cambridge is planning her first royal tour alone.

    The Duchess of Cambridge set for first solo overseas trip
    Washington, July 12 : The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate is all set for her first solo royal tour to Malta this September.

    17-year-old Sayantan Das earns GM norm
    Kolkata, Jul 5 : Seventeen-year-old Sayantan Das has earned his maiden GrandMaster norm after wining against rivals in an international tournament in Barcelona, Spain, according to Alekhine Chess Club boss Soumen Majumdar.

    Hou Yifan wins fifth leg, Koneru Humpy still tops
    Lopota (Georgia), July 2 : In spite of a disappointing eighth-place finish in the fifth and the penultimate leg of the FIDE women's Grand Prix chess tournament, India's Koneru Humpy is in the top spot, ahead of the winner, Hou Yifan of China, reports Xinhua.

    Hou Yifan triumphs, lower positions for Harika, Humpy
    Lopota (Georgia), July 2 : World champion Hou Yifan of China Tuesday added another half point to her tally to take the fifth leg of the 2013-2014 FIDE women's grand prix chess tournament, garnering 9 points out of a possible of 11.

    Indian chess players trail Chinese leader
    Lopota (Georgia), July 1 : Indian chess players Koneru Humpy and Dronavalli Harika, with 5.5 points, trailed three points behind leader Hou Yifan of China in the 2013-2014 FIDE women's grand prix chess tournament here Monday.

    Duchess Kate Middleton's gown crowned 'Queen of wedding dresses'
    London, June 24 : Kate Middleton's gown has been crowned the queen of wedding dresses by a new poll.

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