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Jennifer Shahade is a two-time American Women’s Chess Champion

I am a huge fan of Viswanathan Anand: Jennifer Shahade

HT Mumbai | By Nishad Neelambaran
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:03 PM IST
The mindsports trainer and ambassador for PokerStars India, Shahde says that Queen’s Gambit was a beautifully rendered show
File image of IM Varugeese Koshy(Facebook/Chess Players Forum)
File image of IM Varugeese Koshy(Facebook/Chess Players Forum)

Reward Olympiad-winning Indian team: Chess Forum appeals to Rijiju

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 08:54 PM IST
The forum president IM Varugeese Koshy, in a letter appealed to Rijiju that chess players be recognised by the government.
Robert Bobby Fisher.(File photo)
Robert Bobby Fisher.(File photo)

Robert Bobby Fisher: Titan who put US on world chess map

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 06:41 PM IST
This American chess grandmaster, who became the World Champion in 1972, is considered the greatest chess player of all-time.
In 1962, American writer and poet Sylvia Plath and her husband, Ted Hughes (also a successful writer), decided to take up beekeeping.(sylviaplathpoetry)
In 1962, American writer and poet Sylvia Plath and her husband, Ted Hughes (also a successful writer), decided to take up beekeeping.(sylviaplathpoetry)

Sylvia Plath, the beekeeper, Leo Tolstoy, the chess player: 5 writers and their fascinating hobbies

Hindustan Times | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 06:41 PM IST
A throwback to the times when our favourite writers lived and had fascinating hobbies. Ayn Rand collected stamps, Emily Dickinson baked, Jack Kerouac enjoyed inventing fantasy sports, Flannery O’Connor enjoyed practising aviculture and H.G.Wells enjoyed war gaming. 5 writers and their lesser-known hobbies.
Five-time Chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand plays against Norwegian Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen(PTI)
Five-time Chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand plays against Norwegian Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen(PTI)

They’re coughing in the galleries at the Grand Chess Tour

By Sudipto Sanyal
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:38 AM IST
A game of chess is not as silent as it pretends. Wherever there is order, there is chaos. Someone in the audience falls asleep and starts to snore softly, soon to be shaken awake by the prowling enforcers.
Represenational image.(File)
Represenational image.(File)

International chess player dies after being electrocuted

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 01:37 PM IST
The police was quoted by the Hindi newspaper that they have not received any complaint on the circumstances leading to the death from the family member.
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa competes with Armenian grand master Sargsyan Shant during the World Youth Chess Championship in Mumbai on October 7, 2019.(HT PHOTO/Ragul Krishnan)
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa competes with Armenian grand master Sargsyan Shant during the World Youth Chess Championship in Mumbai on October 7, 2019.(HT PHOTO/Ragul Krishnan)

Newsmaker: How R Praggnanandhaa became the world’s best Under-18 chess player

Hindustan Times | By Devarchit Varma
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 06:12 PM IST
He started by observing his sister’s game. Today, 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa from Chennai has emerged as the world’s best chess player in the Under-18 category
At the age of 15, she became the youngest woman to become an International Grandmaster and held on to the record for four years.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
At the age of 15, she became the youngest woman to become an International Grandmaster and held on to the record for four years.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)

Koneru Humpy: India’s queen of 64 Squares

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 11:09 AM IST
One of the best players in women’s chess, she achieved the Grandmaster title when she was 15. Currently fourth in the world among women, she has come near to winning the World Championship a few times and is India’s hope for the same.
(Shrikrishna Patkar/illustration)
(Shrikrishna Patkar/illustration)

Investing for your child’s sports ambition

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Deepali Sen
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2019 04:07 PM IST
One of newest ‘the path less travelled’ these days is encouraging children to pursue a career in sports.It’s best to create a sports fund to fund these expenses through it rather than use the monthly surplus to fund these expenses in an unstructured manner.
International chess player Tanishka Kotia. She travelled across Serbia for close to a month in July, playing three open tournaments in Paracin, Silver Lake and Nis.
International chess player Tanishka Kotia. She travelled across Serbia for close to a month in July, playing three open tournaments in Paracin, Silver Lake and Nis.

Gurugram girl ranks no. 2 in India in U-16 chess

Gurugram | By Sharanya Munsi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:57 PM IST
Kotia had travelled across Serbia for close to a month, playing three open tournaments in Paracin, Silver Lake and Nis.
India's Yuzvendra Chahal (R) celebrates with teammates after dismissing South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen for 22 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between South Africa and India at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 5, 2019.(AFP)
India's Yuzvendra Chahal (R) celebrates with teammates after dismissing South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen for 22 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between South Africa and India at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 5, 2019.(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Yuzvendra Chahal - Thinks like a chess player, spins it like a wizard

Hindustan Times, Southampton | By Aditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer)
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 08:33 PM IST
On the day of India’s opening game of the World Cup, Chahal’s brain coached Chahal’s wrist to bend, fold, flip and turn the ball in mesmeric ways.
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.
File image of Jhulan Goswami(AFP)
File image of Jhulan Goswami(AFP)

Jhulan Goswami wins CSJS award for best sportsperson of 2018

Kolkata | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 12:17 PM IST
Jhulan Goswami, world’s leading wicket-taker in women’s one-day internationals, was awarded the ‘Best Sportsperson’ award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists’ Club here Tuesday.
Indian chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand (left) greets Indian chess Grandmaster Nihal Sarin (right) before the eightieth round matches of rapid chess at Tata Steel Chess India 2018(LightRocket via Getty Images)
Indian chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand (left) greets Indian chess Grandmaster Nihal Sarin (right) before the eightieth round matches of rapid chess at Tata Steel Chess India 2018(LightRocket via Getty Images)

It’s long journey ahead for young Nihal: Chess great Anand

Kolkata | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Nihal Sarin did exceedingly well by forcing a draw with five-time World Champion Anand in the eighth round of the Tata Steel Chess Rapid tournament here.
Niklesh Jain proposed Angela Lopez at the 2018 Chess Olympiad(Twitter/chess.com)
Niklesh Jain proposed Angela Lopez at the 2018 Chess Olympiad(Twitter/chess.com)

Watch: Indian chess player-turned-journalist Niklesh Jain proposes Colombian player at Chess Olympiad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 09:03 AM IST
Niklesh said that the Olympiad is like a ‘temple for chess players’ and hence it was the perfect place to take this step and propose to his girlfriend.
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