Viswanathan Anand has sealed the Chess Masters Final tournament in Bilbao. The Indian drew with Ukraine’s Ruslan Ponomariov in the fifth round on Friday, to take an unassailable lead in the four-player double round robin event.
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The Indian open team on Sunday drew 2-2 their match against much stronger opponent Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad underway in Norway.
Giving a further fillip to the game of Kings and Queens among the country's youth, India will be hosting the World Junior Chess Championship and the Asian Youth Chess Championship this year.
World champion Viswanathan Anand returned to the winning ways in a strong fashion as he clinically dismantled the defence of Chinese Ding Liren and moved up to joint sixth spot in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday said the state will host the World Chess Championship this November between reigning champion from India Viswanathan Anand and the challenger Norway's Magnus Carlsen.
Chess is not only a game but a fun activity for schoolchildren as it inculcates useful skills for education as well as for life, chess wizard Viswanathan Anand said Thursday.
Top seed Grandmaster Sergei Tiviakov of the Netherlands moved into joint lead scoring over second seed Grandmaster Ahmed Adly of Egypt in the ninth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Thursday.
Indian Grandmaster M.R. Lalith Babu drew his top board game with GM Oleksienko Mikhalio of Ukraine and moved in shared lead with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Monday.
Top seed and FIDE Master V.R. Aravindh Chithambaram shared the lead with his Tamil Nadu statemate N.R. Visakh with 6.5 points in the Open section after the seventh round of the RAMCO 26th National Under-13 Open and Girls chess championship here Wednesday.
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