Chess in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup chess tournament

India’s top-rated Chess player and World Rapid chess champion- Koneru Humpy recently clinched the title at the Cairns Cup chess tournament. In the second edition of the tournament, Humpy won the title with six points ..

2019 World Youth Chess Championship

For the first time-ever India is hosting the prestigious World Youth chess championship, which is scheduled to be held in Mumbai from October 1 to 13. The world’s best talent in under-14, u-16 and u-18 ..

Surya Shekhar Ganguly wins 2019 Belt and Road China Hunan International chess tournament

Indian Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly from Kolkata has won the 2019 Belt and Road China Hunan International chess tournament. Ganguly left behind a strong field to win the 9-round Open tournament played in a Swiss ..

TePe Sigeman & Co International tournament started in Malmo, Sweden on May 3

In chess, the TePe Sigeman & Co International tournament has started in Malmo, Sweden on May 3. According to the World Chess Federation(FIDE), the tournament will have 8 players with an average rating of 2663, ..

Kishan Gangolli wins the 13th edition of National Chess Championship for blind

Defending champion Kishan Gangolli from Karnataka has won the 13th edition of the National ‘A’ Chess Championship for the blind in Mumbai on February 12, 2018. The championship was organised by All India Chess Federation ..