FIDE Current Affairs, GK & News

Chess Legend Viswanathan Anand named ambassador of WWF India

On April 17, 2020, the Chess legend Viswanathan Anand was named the ambassador of World Wide Fund India. He has joined the organization for its environment education programme. Highlights The environment education programme was started in 1976. It undertakes initiatives to reach out to  youth, school children and citizens in the country. The main aim ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Koneru Humpy bags 2019 World Rapid Chess title

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the 2019 Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion tiltle. The winner of Women’s World Rapid Championship was decided in a playoff that ended with Humpy beating China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow, Russia. Key Highlights Humpy, who is India’s best-ever women’s chess player, was crowned world women’s rapid ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Koneru Humpy won Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion

The Indian Grandmaster winner Koneru Humpy has won the Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion 2019. She defeated china’s Lei Tingjie in Moscow, Russia. World Rapid Chess Championship The championship is played under rapid time controls. The Women’s Rapid chess championship is held by FIDE. FIDE is Federation International des Echecs, which is also known as ..

Topics: 

Short Note : Challenges before Chess in India

While the world chess federation (FIDE) has restored the international ratings of 54 players, no end seems in sight to the long-standing impasse between the suffering chess players and the All India Chess Federation (AICF). What has happened? AICF had penalized a few chess players for the violation of its constitution in 2010. It alleged ..

Topics: 

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand keeps the crown

Indian Grand Master Viswanatan Anand retained the FIDE ( Federation Internationale des Echec) World Chess Title for the record 5th time Defeated Boris Gelfand of Israel after 2nd round of tie breaker game in Moscow The title has been held by Anand since 2007

Month: 

Topics: