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Sports Shorts: Indian challenge ends in World chess
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Sports Shorts: Indian challenge ends in World chess

Gujrathi, Sethurman bow out IMAGE: S P Sethuraman. Photograph: Facebook Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujrathi and S P Sethuraman bowed out of the Chess World Cup after defeats against Ding Liren of China and Anish Giri of Holland respectively in the tiebreak games of the third round. The ouster of the last two remaining Indians ended the challenge in the biennial event. Earlier, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, B Adhiban, P Harikrishna, Murali Karthikeyan and Deep Sengupta had ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Unwavering Viswanathan Anand to focus on Chess World Cup

“Retirement” and “stopping” are two words Viswanathan Anand hears quite often these days. But despite 2017 not quite turning out to be his year so far, the chess wizard has not given any thought to quitting. The 47-year-old former ...
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Sports Shorts: Vijender predicts more medals at Worlds

IMAGE: Vijender Singh during a live training session. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Eight years ago, he scripted history by opening the country's account in amateur boxing's marquee event and Vijender Singh feels India might just go one better on that during the 19th World Championship, starting August 25 in Hamburg. The 31-year-old had fetched a bronze medal at the 15th World Championship in Milan, just over a year after becoming India's first Olympic medallist in boxing -- a ...
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Sports Shorts: Anand jumps to joint lead

Anand beats Nepomniachtchi to jump to joint lead IMAGE:   Viswanathan Anand in action. Photograph: Grand Chess Tour/Twitter Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in the seventh round to jump to the joint top position in the Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour in St Louis. The second straight victory with white pieces took Anand to 4.5 points from seven rounds and with just two rounds remaining in the super tournament, the Indian ...
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Sports Shorts: Harikrishna holds Vaganian in 1st round of Biel Chess Festival

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Pentala Harikrishna in action. Photograph: Geneva FIDE Grand Prix chess After finishing runner-up in the Rapid tournament, Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna held Armenian Grand Master Rafael Vaganian to a draw in the first round of the Grand Master tournament in Beil, Switzerland, at the 50th Biel Chess Festival. The World No. 20 Indian, playing with black pieces, started off aggressively and placed a check ...
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Vishy Anand on Kasparov's surprise return to chess...

'It will be interesting. I am sure that he has not decided to come back all of a sudden. He is not the person to take impulsive decisions.' IMAGE: Viswanathan Anand. Photograph courtesy: Leuven Grand Chess Tour 2017 'Retirement' and 'stopping' are two words Viswanathan Anand hears quite often these days. But despite 2017 not quite turning out to be his year so far, the chess wizard has not given any thought to quitting the sport.The 47-year-old former World champion is taking some time off ...
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Sports Shorts: Paes teams up with Raja; Harika shares spoils

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday. Paes teams up with Raja for Winston-Salem Open and US Open IMAGE: Leander Paes and Purav Raja have played together in the past in the Davis Cup tie. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Leander Paes has teamed up with fellow Mumbaikar Purav Raja, who is only the seventh Indian to have paired with the veteran legend on the Pro circuit, for the Winston-Salem Open and the US Open. Raja formed a very successful ...
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Sports Shorts: Prannoy, Kashyap win; Harikrishna holds Navara

Prannoy, Kashyap win; Jayaram loses in New Zealand Open IMAGE: H S Prannoy reacts. Photograph: Twitter. Newly-crowned US Open winner H S Prannoy and Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the second round but it was curtains for World Championship-bound Ajay Jayaram in the opening round of the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold in Auckland on Tuesday. Fourth seed Prannoy defeated Indonesia's Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 21-14, 21-16, while 15th seed Kashyap brushed aside ...
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Sports shorts: Harikrishna defeats Hou Yifan; Heena, Bhaker shine

Harikrishna defeats Hou Yifan in nail biting sixth game IMAGE: Pentala Harikrishna reacts. Photograph: Twitter. Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna came back strongly to defeat the former three-time Women's World Champion Hou Yifan of China in an enthralling sixth-round encounter at the 50th Biel International Chess Festival, in Biel, Switzerland. After a much-needed rest day, the World No 20 Indian, playing with white pieces, started the game wary off his opponent's attacking ...
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Sports Shorts: India pip Kazakhstan to win FIBA Women's Asia Cup

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Saturday IMAGE: The Indian women's basketball team celebrate after winning the FIBA Women's Asia Cup in Bengaluru on Saturday. Photograph: AIR/Twitter The Indian women's basketball team defeated Kazakhstan 75-73 in a thrilling contest to climb to Division A of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017, in Bengaluru on Saturday. In the Division B final between two undefeated teams, India and Kazakhstan, it was the home team that came out victorious.
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