Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India finished third overall, with a score of 13.5 points from a possible 21 in the Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge, which concluded on Monday. American Hikaru Nakamura, with 15 points, emerged the overall ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
Chennai's Srinath Narayanan is set to become India's 46th Grandmaster after he defeated Spanish GM David Anton Guijarro at the ongoing Sharjah Masters 2017 chess tournament. The 23-year-old, who had become India's youngest FIDE-rated player in 2002 when he ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna started campaign in the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Grand Master tournament with a draw against Peter Svidler of Russia here today. The World No. 14 with an ELO rating of 2758, playing white, began in an aggressive way, looking to ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar meets up with 10-year-old Praggnanandha -- the world's youngest International Master -- and his elder sister Vaishali -- a woman International Master -- to find out more about about their extraordinary journey. IMAGE: Praggnanandhaa and his sister Vaishali. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com It's a typical middle class neighbourhood in Padi on the outskirts of Chennai. Rameshbabu is a bank manager while his wife Nagalakshmi is a science graduate. The couple do ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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