IMAGE: Magnus Carlsen (right) and Viswanathan Anand compete at the 2014 World Chess Championship. Photograph: FIDE World Chess Championship Fans tuning in to the 2016 World Chess Championship from home may well have the best seats in the house, with the tournament set to be broadcast live in 360-degree Virtual Reality (VR) -- a first in any sport, organisers say. Norway's defending champion Magnus Carlsen will battle Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin -- the winner of the candidates' ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Chess tournaments get Virtual Reality makeover as organizers tap smartphone generation - Business World, 1 month ago
Thoughts from champ Magnus Carlsen on chess, intuition and fashion - Washington Times, 4 weeks ago
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Final Standings (GM all) 1. Wesley So USA 2771, 5.5/9 2-5. Viswanathan Anand IND 2770, Levon Aronian ARM 2792, Fabiano Caruana USA 2807, Veselin Topalov BUL 2761, 5.0/9 6-7. Maxime Vachier Lagrave FRA 2819, Hikaru Nakamura USA 2791, 4.5/9 8.Business World, 2 months ago
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will be back in action and faces Fabiano Caruana of United States in the first round of Sinquefield Cup here. It is again a star-studded field sans World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway who decided ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Conventional wisdom holds that chess prodigies have an intellectual maturity beyond their years. Do not believe it. When Grandmaster Bent Larsen took on the job of trainer for the 14-year-old Bobby Fischer in a 1958 world championship tournament, he ...Standpoint Magazine, 10 hours ago
AN 11-year-old Indian boy with a very long name is changing chess history. Already the youngest international master (IM), the Chennai prodigy is likely to eclipse Sergey Karjakin's longstanding world record as the only pre-teen player to achieve ...Brunei Times, 2 days ago Chess Praggnanandhaa chases world grandmaster age record at 11 The Guardian, 4 days ago 7-year-old Aarav Dengla creates history at MSSA under-10 Chess 2016 Sportskeeda.com, 2 weeks ago
Just because there's this big showdown next month doesn't mean the rest of the world is on hold until a winner is declared. No, we (thankfully) aren't talking politics. As Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen and Russian challenger Sergey ...Washington Times, 2 weeks ago
Winner: Value of leisure It is said that All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This means that people should not only work, but should also have fun and play. The present day is modernised and industrialised. Therefore, people have become ...Sunday Observer, 3 weeks ago
The artist lineup for one of the biggest outdoor music festivals in India released and while most of us can't wait to be there already, many of you may not know much about the performances lined up this time around. Happening from September 22nd ...MensXP.com, 1 month ago
Fatigue seemed to take over Indian men as they suffered a 1.5 2.5 point defeat against Ukraine on the top table in the ninth round, while the women came up with a much better show to improve their medal prospects, at the Chess Olympiad being held ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
It is the Olympics for chess players. It is also the equivalent of tennis's Davis and Fed Cups. As many as 176 countries will compete at the Chess Olympiad, the opening move of which will be made at the Azerbaijan capital of Baku on September 1.The Hindu, 1 month ago
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