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Gold for Gukesh but bronze for India B

  • India women lose to US on the final day to go from gold medal contenders to finish with bronze as the Chess Olympiad draws to a close
Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 10:08 PM IST
By, Mahabalipuram

Gukesh’s win streak recalls Judit Polgar’s astonishing run of 1988

  • Just 12 years old, the youngest of the Hungarian chess-playing sisters and her contemporaries recall her astonishing run at Thessaloniki 34 years ago
Judit Polgar is a chess legend.(Twitter/@FIDE_chess)
Judit Polgar is a chess legend.(Twitter/@FIDE_chess)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 08:26 PM IST

D Gukesh suffers first loss as India B held

  • The 16-year-old lost to Abdusattorov as his team was held by Uzbekistan in the penultimate round of the 44th Chess Olympiad.
Indian Chess player D Gukesh( Anantha Krishnan)
Indian Chess player D Gukesh( Anantha Krishnan)
Published on Aug 08, 2022 11:39 PM IST
By, Mahabalipuram

Gukesh's winning streak ends but Pragg comes to India B's rescue

  • The 2-2 result against Azerbaijan kept the hosts in the fray for a medal in the open section with two rounds remaining.
Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Published on Aug 07, 2022 11:42 PM IST
By, Mahabalipuram

The Magnus Carlsen effect: When a humble Macedonian GM felt the butterflies

  • The modestly rated Stanojovski, 58, has a brush with super stardom at the 44th Chess Olympiad after going 55 moves with the Norwegian world champion and No 1 player.
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in action during the 44th Chess Olympiad(PTI)
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in action during the 44th Chess Olympiad(PTI)
Published on Aug 06, 2022 12:44 PM IST
By, Mahabalipuram
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