chess championship

Michelle wins national women chess


August 26th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Tenth seed Michelle Catherina of Tamil Nadu ensured a thrilling end to the Amity 39th National Women Challengers Chess Championship by defeating third seed Nimmy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nimmy maintains sole lead


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Nimmy A.G. of Kerala maintained her sole lead with six and half points after signing peace treaty with Chandika Divaysree of Andhra Pradesh in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nimmy takes sole lead national chess


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kochi based Nimmy A.G. took the sole lead with six points after defeating Amruta Mokal in the seventh round of the Amity National Women Challengers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Documentary on blind chess players ready


August 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years in the making, a unique film is nearing completion. A British filmmaker and an Indian team have come together to make the first ever ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Divyasree gets top billing in national chess


August 17th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Women FIDE Master Chandika Divyasree of Andhra Pradesh will start as the top seed in the 39th National Women Challengers Chess Championship that gets underway ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

English chess hit by race row over young Muslim players


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim brothers were recently abused by the English delegation to a tournament which was hosted in Austria. They had gone for a chess competition when ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eighth national deaf chess championship starts in Srinagar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) It was a day for the differently-abled sportspersons to take centre-stage in Srinagar Wednesday when the 8th National deaf and dumb chess championship started at a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gunina leads in World Chess Blitz Championship


June 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 5 (IANS) Valentina Gunina of Russia won all the eight games on the first day of the two-day women's World Chess Blitz Championship tourney, to lead with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Need to work on my consistency: Parimarjan Negi


May 29th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Parimarjan Negi, the youngest Indian to become a Grand Master, said Tuesday that he needed to work on his consistency en route to reaching his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Akash keeps lead; Reddy shocks Chowdhury


May 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, May 25 (IANS) Overnight sole leader G. Akash of Tamil Nadu escaped a loss to Saptarshi Roy of Railways in the 10th round to maintain his lead in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Negi youngest to win Asian Chess Championship


May 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's newly-crowned Asian chess champion Primarjan Negi has become the youngest to win the continental title.The 19-year-old Negi, who won the Asian title in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s Diptayan in lead in World Youth Chess


November 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh maintained his joint lead in the Open section of Under-14 category after settling for a draw with Bluebaum Matthias of Germany in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indians Diptayan and Akshya in joint lead in World Youth


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 23 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh (under-14 Open) and Bommini Akshya (girls under-8) are joint leaders after fifth round matches in the ongoing World Youth Chess ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s Nandhidhaa in sole lead in World Youth Chess


November 21st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 21 (IANS) India's Nandhidhaa P.V. took the sole lead with a perfect score after the fourth round matches in the under-16 girls category of the ongoing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mary Ann pockets title in National Chess


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India, Kolkata, emerged champion in the Velammal 38th women's National Premier chess championship here Wednesday as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mary Ann retains lead with a draw in National chess


November 8th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) WGM Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India drew with International Master Eesha Karavade of Maharashtra to maintain her lead after the tenth and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mary Ann takes lead in national chess


November 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) WGM Mary Ann Gomes of Airports Authority of India defeated International Master Nisha Mohota of PSPB to move into sole lead after the ninth round of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Padmini, Tania in lead at National Chess


November 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa drew with WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman of Air India to join leader International Master Tania Sachdev (Air India) after the seventh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Padmini shocks Tania to take lead in women’s national chess


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa moved into sole lead with an upset win over top seed and International Master Tania Sachdev (Air India) in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tania moves into sole lead in women’s national chess


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Top seed Tania Sachdev (Air India) moved into sole lead defeating Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes (AAI) in the fifth round of the Velammal 38th National ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tania wins in 38 moves in National Premier chess


November 1st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Top seed and International Master Tania Sachdev (Delhi) kept her position among the leaders by defeating Candidate Master Bhakti Kulkarni (Goa) in the fourth round of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four share lead in National Premier chess


October 30th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Woman Grandmasters Meenakshi Subburaman (IA), Nisha Mohota (PSPB) and Mary Ann Gomes (AAI), and Candidate Master Bhakti Kulkarni scored their second consecutive wins and moved into ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nine Woman GMs for National Chess


October 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) Nine Woman Grandmasters, including World junior girls champion Sowmya Swaminathan from Pune, will be taking part in the Velammal 38th National women's premier chess championship that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa chess ace Kulkarni awarded Dilip Sardesai sports award


August 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Goa's chess ace Bhakti Kulkarni has been chosen for the state government's Dilip Sardesai sports excellence award this year as Chief Minister Digambar Kamat refuted claims ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Caruana takes sole lead in AAI Chess


June 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Maintaining his winning streak, top-seeded Fabiano Caruana of Italy defeated women's World champion Hou Yifan of China for a third successive win in the inaugural ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s Bhakti Kulkarni wins junior Asian chess championship


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Goa's first international woman grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni Wednesday won the Asian Junior Chess Championship held at Bentota beach resort, in Colombo.Kulkarni (20), who has already won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parimarjan Negi is National Premier Chess Champion


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Second seed and local favourite Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi of PSPB clinched the coveted National title with nine and a half points after settling for a draw against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shyamsundar, Phung win Asian junior chess


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) International Master Shyamsundar of India and WFM Vo Thi Kim Phung of Vietnam won the boys and girls titles, respectively, in the Asian junior chess championship, here Wednesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nitin, Shyam share lead in Asian junior chess


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The fluctuating ebb and tide of the Asian junior chess championship saw FIDE Master S. Nitin of India joining International Master and compatriot M. Shyamsundar at the top ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sundar consolidates lead in Asian Junior chess


June 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) International Master M. Shyam Sundar of India consolidated his position at the top of the leaderboard by agreeing for a 28-move draw with compatriot Mehar Chinna Reddy in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sundar, Phung keep lead in Asian junior chess


June 20th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) It was status quo in the Asian Junior Chess championship as International Master M. Shyam Sundar of India (5.5 points) and Woman FIDE Master Vo Thi Kim Phung ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Junior chess: Srinath, Shyam Sundar share lead


June 19th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Overnight leader N. Srinath drew his match with Anwesh Upadhya and had to be content with sharing the lead with M. Shyam Sundar on 4.5 points after five ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Srinath, Bodda lead in Asian Junior chess


June 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Former World under-12 champion and International Master N. Srinath of India emerged sole leader with four points at the end of the fourth round of the Asian junior ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Srinath, Priyadarshan share lead in Asian junior chess


June 17th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) International Masters N. Srinath and K. Priyadarshan of India shared the lead with three points each on conclusion of the third round of matches in the Asian Junior ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jayaram prevails in Asian Junior chess


June 15th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Defending champion Ashwin Jayaram of India, employing the Sicilian defence, defeated compatriot Pratik Patil to take full points in the first round of the Asian Junior chess championship, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe