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  • Storyboard | From masters of pop - BTS to chess grandmasters, the top trends on YouTube  Sep 15, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    Storyboard | From masters of pop - BTS to chess grandmasters, the top trends on YouTube 

    The Google-owned platform’s Brandcast 2021 report also highlights YouTube's role in users' learning and upskilling endeavours.

  • Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest Grandmaster in chess history Jul 01, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest Grandmaster in chess history

    12-year-old Abhimanyu Mishra from New Jersey in United States became a GM from International Master, having crossed the required 2500 Elo rating barrier, chess.com website said.

  • Chess.com reinstates Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath, others’ accounts after cheating incident Jun 15, 2021 11:04 PM IST

    Chess.com reinstates Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath, others’ accounts after cheating incident

    Celebrities whose accounts were banned for cheating in chess games against world champion and grandmaster Viswanathan Anand, saw their accounts reinstated after the platform said the celebrities had played in good faith and only made a mistake

  • Explained | How Zerodha's Nikhil Kamath 'beat' Grand Master Viswanathan Anand in a chess match Jun 15, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Explained | How Zerodha's Nikhil Kamath 'beat' Grand Master Viswanathan Anand in a chess match

    Everyone was shocked at the outcome of a chess match between The Grand Master and India's youngest billionaire

  • Zerodha's Nikhil Kamath accused of cheating against Viswanathan Anand in chess game, banned from platform Jun 14, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    Zerodha's Nikhil Kamath accused of cheating against Viswanathan Anand in chess game, banned from platform

    Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath's Chess.com account was suspended, after he was accused of cheating to win a game against chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.

  • India to bid for Chess Olympiad; AICF to start Indian Chess League Feb 15, 2021 03:16 PM IST

    India to bid for Chess Olympiad; AICF to start Indian Chess League

    The newly elected AICF president Sanjay Kapoor unveiled a blueprint to turn the country into a chess superpower at a press conference after the federation conducted its Annual General Meeting.

  • 'The Queen's Gambit' deja-vu for chess champion Judit Polgar Dec 11, 2020 01:48 PM IST

    'The Queen's Gambit' deja-vu for chess champion Judit Polgar

    Now 44, Judit Polgar became the youngest-ever international grandmaster aged 15, breaking US legend Bobby Fischer's record

  • Lockdown, Queen's Gambit "spectacular" for chess, says Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Dec 10, 2020 10:29 AM IST

    Lockdown, Queen's Gambit "spectacular" for chess, says Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand, who spent three months stranded in Germany waiting for a flight back to India, said chess has enjoyed a surprise boom during the pandemic, with millions more people playing and following games online.

  • India's Nihal Sarin wins Junior Speed Chess Championship Oct 10, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    India's Nihal Sarin wins Junior Speed Chess Championship

    Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, "Nihal is one of the world's fastest juniors, and this result confirms it."

  • Why does white always go first in chess? Jul 18, 2020 07:34 AM IST

    Why does white always go first in chess?

    Socially speaking, an ideal solution would be to give both colours a 50 percent chance to move first. That is the way it was in shatranj, a precursor to modern-day chess.

  • Indian chess champion says no to headscarf, pulls out of Iran event Jun 13, 2018 03:09 PM IST

    Indian chess champion says no to headscarf, pulls out of Iran event

    The Asian Team Chess Championship is scheduled to be held at Hamadan in Iran from July 26 to August 4

  • Solving this chess puzzle could win you a million dollars Sep 04, 2017 08:45 AM IST

    Solving this chess puzzle could win you a million dollars

    Devised in 1850, the Queens Puzzle originally challenged a player to place eight queens on a standard chessboard so that no two queens could attack each other

  • Vishy Anand begins pursuit of 6th world champ crown Nov 09, 2013 03:05 PM IST

    Vishy Anand begins pursuit of 6th world champ crown

    Carlsen has the advantage of playing white in the opener but that may not count much as both players get six white and black games in this 12-games November 9-28 contest.

  • Mind games begin: Vishy to take on Carlsen on Saturday Nov 08, 2013 09:36 PM IST

    Mind games begin: Vishy to take on Carlsen on Saturday

    Five time world champion Vishwanathan Anand is back to defend his title at the World Chess Championship 2013 and though his aggressive 22 year old challenger has some of Wall Street's biggest names placing odds in his favour.

  • Viswanathan Anand retains world chess title May 30, 2012 07:22 PM IST

    Viswanathan Anand retains world chess title

    World chess champion Viswanathan Anand defeated Israel's Boris Gelfand in a tiebreaker in Moscow to retain his title on Wednesday.

  • The other world of professional chess players May 30, 2012 10:35 AM IST

    The other world of professional chess players

    Chess players and their eccentricities could be as intriguing as some of their games

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