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Prithu Gupta becomes India’s 64th Grandmaster

15-year-old Prithu Gupta from Delhi has become the India’s 64th Grandmaster as he crossed the 2500-mark. He beat IM Lev Yankelevich in the fifth round of the Portuguese League 2019 to cross the Elo threshold. Gupta has joined an elite ..

Viswanathan Anand joins as mentor of ChessKid

Viswanathan Anand, India’s first Grandmaster and five-time World chess champion has become mentor for Indian edition of, a US-based chess platform. Under the guidance of 49-year-old Anand who has inspired a generation of young chess players, online platform ..


31st All India Railways Chess tournament 2018 started in Tiruchirappalli

The 31st All India Railways Chess tournament 2018 has started at Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu on October 3. The 4-day tournament has formally inaugurated by General Manager of Southern Railway, SM Kulshreshta. The event is being conducted in Swiss League ..

Viswanathan Anand clinches 2018 Tal Memorial Rapid Chess tournament in Moscow

Viswanathan Anand, the five-time world champion, has won the 11thTal Memorial Chess tournament (rapid section) 2018 with a score of 6.0/9 in Moscow on March 4. The win came after an easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel. ..

Viswanathan Anand wins bronze in World Blitz Chess Championship 2017

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 ..

Viswanathan Anand wins World Chess title 2017

Chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand (48) won World Rapid Chess Championship Title 2017 held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In the final tie-breaker mini-match, Anand defeated Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev by 2-0 score to reclaim title he had won in 2003. Earlier he ..