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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.

Women chess players perform better than expected against men
London, Jan 30 : When it comes to playing chess against a male opponent, women often outperform expectations, a new study claims.

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi wins Tata Steel Challengers title
Chennai, Jan 29 : India's third highest ranked chess Grand Master Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, with a ELO rating of 2,718 won the Tata Steel Chess Challengers-2018 tournament at Netherlands with a tally of nine points out of 13 rounds.

Local star GM Laxman wins Chennai Open chess
Chennai, Jan 25 : Indian Grand Master (GM) R.R.Laxman emerged champion in the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament here on Thursday.

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 ...

Azerbaijan's Naiditsch clinches Delhi Open chess title
New Delhi, Jan 16 : Top seed Arkadij Naiditsch of Azerbaijan drew in the tenth and final round against Italian David Alberto to seal the Delhi International Grandmaster Open chess title here on Tuesday.

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.

The 'Madras Tiger' Storms Ahead of World No. 1 to Clinch the Gold at ...
LONDON: Viswanathan Anand checks his final mate in rapid rounds of the tournament, while Ju Wenjun dominates the Women's tournament for the 2017 crown.

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.

Living legend Viswanathan Anand silences critics winning World Rapid ...
Chennai, Dec 29 : Silencing those who cite his age, India's Viswanathan Anand, a five-time World Chess Champion, on Thursday presented himself a world title as a belated birthday gift.

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.

American Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Wins 2017 London Chess Classic
LONDON: After nine rounds of competition spanning 10 days, American Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana was named the winner of the final leg of the prestigious Grand Chess Tour (GCT), the 2017 London Chess Classic.

IIFL Mumbai chess meet at MLSI from December 30
Mumbai, Dec 26 : The third edition of IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Chess Tournament will be held from December 30 to January 7, 2018 at the Mount Litera School International (MLSI) here.

Meghan Markle beats Kate Middleton as most influential fashion star
London, Dec 15 : Actress Meghan Markle has left behind her soon to be sister-in-law and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton in a list of most influential fashion stars.

Kate Middleton shows off best maternity fashion during third pregnancy
London [UK], November 16 : The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is considered to be one of the legends when it comes to fashion.

Delhi: Prince Charles, Duchess visit British High Commissioner's ...
New Delhi , November 9 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George, accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, on Thursday visited the British High Commissioner's residence in the national capital.

Prince Charles, Duchess pay tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti
New Delhi , November 9 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George, accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, paid tribute to the martyrs at Delhi's Amar Jawan Jyoti.

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 arrives in New Delhi for two-day visit
New Delhi , Nov. 8 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George, accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday on a two-day visit to India.

The Duchess of Cornwall Spotted Dawning the Wellness Aura at SOUKYA
BANGALORE: Her Royal Highness Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, wife of The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, is once again back at Dr. Issac Mathai's SOUKYA International Holistic Health Centre, Bangalore (India) with family and friends.

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.

Will experiment with my playing: Viswanathan Anand
New Delhi , Nov 02 : Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said that missing the World Championship is a strange feeling but he will take this opportunity to experiment with his playing.

Fergie reveals why it took 11 years to complete her new album
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 22 : Famous singer Fergie made her debut solo album, 'The Dutchess' in 2007, and after 11 years of waiting, she is coming up with her second solo album 'Double Dutchess'.