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Annually, on 20th July International Chess Day is celebrated. This day also marks the date of establishment of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in Paris in the year 1924. About Chess In the fifth century Chess was invented in India and was named “Chaturanga”. Chess is one of the oldest games and it is ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
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 ..
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Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess Grand Master and five time World Champion, has won bronze in the 2017 World Blitz Chess Championship at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 30 following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the tournament scoring 16 points and followed ..
Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand has won the 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship by beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 28, 2017. The Indian master remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and also beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen in the 9th round to settle some old debts ..
The Norwegian has sealed his third consecutive victory in World Chess Championship after 3 weeks of game and tiebreakers in New York. He defeated Russian Grand Master Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin. Fact-Sheet: Karjakin had tied against Carlsen in 12 regular rounds but was finally defeated in the final phase of four games. The prize money is ..
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