Woman Grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni and Grandmaster S P Sethuraman made history, winning the gold medal in the Asian Continental Women's and Open chess championship that concluded in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Friday. Playing in top form right through the tournament, Bhakti sealed the top slot playing out a draw with Hoang Thi Bao Tram of Vietnam while Sethuraman came up with an inspired performance to beat Wei Yi of China in a fantastic effort with black pieces. For the record, Bhakti ended with ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Indian men won the Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament with a 3-1 victory over Vietnam in the final round as they pushed formidable China down to second place in Vietnam on Wednesday. India collected 17 points, two more than World and Olympiad champions China, to clinch the title. Top seed China beat UAE 4-0 in their final round match. Kazakhstan and Iran took the third and fourth places respectively. India drew Mongolia and beat the rest of the teams in a 22-team nine round Swiss on four boards ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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