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File image of Koneru Humpy. (FIDE-Chess)

Koneru Humpy bags second BBC Indian Sports Woman Of The Year award

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 09:21 PM IST
  • Humpy bagged the award after receiving the highest number of votes from the fans.
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India at the FIDE World Chess Championship in Moscow, Russia.
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India at the FIDE World Chess Championship in Moscow, Russia.

Human brain may get beaten by AI in chess, but not in memory: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 04:20 PM IST
In the last decades, Artificial Intelligence has shown to be very good at achieving exceptional goals in several fields.
Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals(Instagram/elliavrram)
Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals(Instagram/elliavrram)

Football, food and aerial Yoga: Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Elli AvrRam’s sultry bikini looks, billiards-chess-football game and “very tough” aerial Yoga session in these throwback pictures from her first Maldives trip are sure to give you major weekend vibes
Chess grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi says he practised for the Online Chess Olympiad, even when on the treadmill.
Chess grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi says he practised for the Online Chess Olympiad, even when on the treadmill.

Fans bunked offices, classes to watch us play chess: Vidit Gujrathi

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 11:11 PM IST
India recently won gold, jointly with Russia, in the Online Chess Olympiad 2020. The captain is elated at the “love and support” the game has received this time.
Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Happy that so many people have discovered chess during pandemic: Anand

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 10:24 AM IST
The former world champion said “most Indian parents are right” that chess will help their children do better in school.
File image of Emil Sutovsky(Twitter Image)
File image of Emil Sutovsky(Twitter Image)
Samay Raina(Photo: Instagram/maisamayhoon)
Samay Raina(Photo: Instagram/maisamayhoon)

Charity begins with chess?

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Samay Raina decided to bring together professional chess players to play with other stand-up comedians virtually, and the money raised from this tournament has been used to help the marginalised.
Chess board and pieces in a chess game.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Chess board and pieces in a chess game.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Chess plays on while other sports struggle to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 02:55 PM IST
After the recent Online Nations Cup, FIDE (world chess federation) president Arkady Dvorkovich said the chess world was moving online which would help the sport reach its full potential.
Yuzvendra Chahal in action for India(Getty Images)
Yuzvendra Chahal in action for India(Getty Images)

‘Can’t play both at the same time,’ How Yuzvendra Chahal prioritised cricket over chess

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 12:13 AM IST
Chahal, before carving a career for India in cricket was a brilliant chess player, participating in Nationals and representing India at the World Youth Chess Championship.
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal.(Getty Images)
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal.(Getty Images)

Chahal goes back to old passion, says chess taught him to be patient on cricket field

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 09:22 AM IST
A former national Under-12 chess champion, India cricketer Chahal has the distinction of having represented the country at the World Youth Chess Championships, and is listed on the World Chess Federation (FIDE) website. His Elo rating is 1956.
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal(AP)
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal(AP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Playing chess in past is helping me pre-empt batsmen’s moves - Yuzvendra Chahal

Southampton | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:51 PM IST
He cited the dismissal of Faf du Plessis which he had planned after analysing the South African skipper’s approach.
Viswanathan Anand had a brilliant start to his campaign and although it did not last the day, there were many positives.(AFP)
Viswanathan Anand had a brilliant start to his campaign and although it did not last the day, there were many positives.(AFP)

Viswanathan Anand tied fourth after first day of rapid chess

St. Louis | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 06:43 PM IST
With two points for a victory in the rapid section being the award here, Fabiano Caruana of United States became a runaway leader on six points winning all his three games.
Soumya Swaminathan, a former world junior girls champion, said the dress code at the Asian Nations Chess Cup starting next month violated her rights.(Facebook)
Soumya Swaminathan, a former world junior girls champion, said the dress code at the Asian Nations Chess Cup starting next month violated her rights.(Facebook)

Soumya Swaminathan, Indian chess star, boycotts Iran event over hijab law

Agence France-Presse, New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Soumya Swaminathan, a former world junior girls chess champion, said the dress code at the Asian Nations Chess Cup starting next month in Iran violated her rights.
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