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Prince William, Kate Middleton to arrive in Victoria today
Vancouver, Sep 24 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton will arrive in Victoria on Sunday evening.

Chess player Yogesh Gautam launches crowd funding campaign
New Delhi, Sep 22 : Chess player Yogesh Gautam on Thursday launched a crowd funding campaign to gather money for a Kashmir to Kanyakumari tour aimed at promoting the sport.

'Indian men's chess team earned respect at chess Olympiad'
Chennai, Sep 22 : Several players failed to win from promising positions but India did well at the World Chess Olympiad, top Indian Grandmaster (GM) R.B. Ramesh has said.

Indians missed several chances at chess Olympiad: GM Harikrishna
Chennai, Sep 22 : Several Indian players missed winning chances after being in promising positions at the just concluded World Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan, but nevertheless did well overall, a top Indian Grandmaster (GM) has said.

Chess Olympiad: Gold for US, India 4th in open and 5th in women ...
Chennai, Sep 13 : The US won the gold medal on a better tie-break score over Ukraine while the top-seeded Russia won bronze at the 2016 World Chess Olympiad open category at Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday.

Chess Olympiad: Gold for US, India 4th in open and 5th in women ...
Chennai, Sep 13 : The United States won the gold medal on a better median count over Ukraine while Russia won bronze at the 2016 World Chess Olympiad open category at Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday.

Indian men draw against Norway in World Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 13 : India ended their World Chess Olympiad campaign in the open section drawing their 11th round match against Norway at Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday.

Russia to host 2020 World Chess Olympiad
Moscow, Sep 13 : The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday.

Indian men draw against Russia, women against Ukraine in Chess ...
Chennai, Sep 12 : Indian men drew against top seeded Russia 2-2 in the 10th round in the World Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday and in the process retained its medal hopes. Similarly the Indian eves drew their match against Ukraine 2-2.

Indian men lose to Ukraine in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 11 : The Indian open team suffered a major setback to its medal hopes on Sunday, losing 2.5 -1.5 against much stronger Ukranine in the ninth round of the World Chess Olympiad at Baku in Azerbaijan.

Indian men and women win against England, Uzbekistan in Chess ...
Chennai, Sep 10 : India on Saturday came back to their winning ways defeating England 2.5-1.5 in the open section and Uzbekistan in the women's category in the eighth round at the World Chess Olympiad currently underway at Baku in Azerbaijan.

Indian men defeat England in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 10 : India on Saturday came back to their winning ways defeating England 2.5-1.5 in the eighth round at the World Chess Olympiad currently underway at Baku in Azerbaijan.

Next couple of rounds will be acid test for Indian chess Olympiad ...
Chennai, Sep 10 : The Indian men's team's real battle for a medal at the chess Olympiad has begun with the seventh round against the US, game experts said.

US trounce Indian men in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 9 : The Indian men's chess team suffered their first defeat -- by a comprehensive 3.5-0.5 margin -- against a much stronger team from the United States in the seventh round of the World Chess Olympiad being held in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.

Indian men defeat Netherlands in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 9 : The Indian men's maintained their winning run on Thursday defeating Netherlands 2.5-1.5 points continued to be at the top at the World Chess Olympiad held at Baku in Azerbaijan.

Even slender margin wins must for India for chess Olympiad medal
Chennai, Sep 7 : The Indian men's team can post a podium finish at the World Chess Olympiad if it continues to maintain its current performance -- winning each round even with slender margins, chess experts said.

India seem to have been cornered in ICC (Column: Just Sport)
Shashankar Manohar always used someone else to do the dirty work for him, making sure his hands are not soiled. The first independent president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has instincts of a chess player and all his skills can be seen from the way he is making member-countries or ...

Even slender margin wins must for India for chess Olympiad medal
Chennai, Sep 7 : India's men's team can end up on the World Chess Olympiad podium at the end of the 11th round if it continues to maintain its current performance -- winning each round even with a slender margin, said chess experts.

Indian men shock Azerbaijan in the Chess Olympiad
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Sep 6 : The Indian team in the open section on Tuesday handed over an handsome defeat to the host Azerbaijan in the fifth round of the World Chess Olympiad held at Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

Indian men win against Cuba in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 5 : The Indian team in the open section continued its winning run defeating Cuba 2.5-1.5 in the fourth round of the World Chess Olympiad held at Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday.

Indian men outplay Costa Rica in Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 3 : The Indian chess teams -- open and women -- continued their winning streak in the second round of the World Chess Olympiad held at Baku, Azerbaijan wiping out Costa Rica and Brazil respectively.

Indian chess teams blast out Bolivia, Macedonia in Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 2 : India started its World Chess Olympiad medal campaign in style with its men's and women's teams blanking 4-0 Bolivia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia respectively here on Friday.

Indian global chess award winner lacks money to receive prize
Chennai, Sep 1 : Veteran international chess arbiter V. Kameswaran was on Thursday a man with mixed emotions -- both happy and sad.

Indian women's chess team confident of Olympiad medal
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Aug 31 : The fifth-seeded Indian women's chess team, spearheaded by World No.5 Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli, is confident of putting up a good show at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad at the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, its members say.

Indian chess team mulls board order strategy for Olympiad
Chennai, Aug 27 : India is still mulling the board order strategy that it will adopt at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad at the Azerbaijan capital Baku, the Indian team captain has said.

Harikrishna boosts seeding, morale of Indian chess team for Olympiad
Chennai, Aug 26 : The presence of World No.16 Grandmaster (GM) P. Harikrishna in the Indian chess team at next month's World Chess Olympiad has not only boosted the morale of the younger players in the squad but also improved its seeding.

Unsung but undaunted: Chess Olympiad winners plan their next move
Chennai, Aug 21 : At a time when awards and accolades are being showered on the two Indian medal winners at the Rio Olympics, there exists a bunch of forgotten and unrewarded chess players who won the nation a bronze at the 2014 Chess Olympiad.

BCCI President Anurag Thakur to inaugurate award show at New Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 9 : The forthcoming Global Sports Convention 2016 will be hosted by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi. The daylong event will witness young sports prodigy Raspreet Sidhu, Indian National Basketball Player, Yuki Bhambri, Indian Tennis Champion, Tania Sachdev, Chess ...

Harika jumps five places, takes World No. 5 position
Jiaxing (China), July 26 : Riding on her winning streak in the last couple of months, Grand Master Harika Dronavalli on Tuesday broke into the top five in the world chess rankings.

Harika wins second game in Chinese Chess League
Jiaxing (China), July 25 : Grand Master Harika Dronavalli scored her second victory and helped her team Shandong reach joint top position in the Chinese Chess League here on Monday.

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