Thursday, December 1, 2022

Chess Olympiad

AICF appoints interim secretary after HC order

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Monday appointed Vipnesh Bhardwaj as its interim secretary as the Delhi High Court reiterated its earlier decision of removing Bharat Singh Chauhan from that post, said a top official.Bhardwaj has been appointed...

Chess Olympiad: India ‘B’ team wins bronze in Open section

The India ‘B’ team settled for a bronze medal in the Open section while the India ‘A’ women’s side also finished third in the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Tuesday.India ‘B’ defeated Germany 3-1 in their final round match...

Gukesh, the ‘Rajinikanth’ of Indian chess, wins 7th game in a row

A 7/7 in the Chess Olympiad for any Grandmaster (GM) is not a small feat and if that was achieved by a 16-year-old GM, then it is even more commendable.The 16-year-old boy is GM D. Gukesh, one of the...

Chess Olympiad: Tania Sachdev shines in Indian women team’s win

 Tania Sachdev battled long and hard to rake in a precious point as India A registered a sensational 2.5-1.5 win against Hungary in the fourth-round match of women section at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram, Chennai on Monday. After...

Chess Olympiad: India ‘B’ thrash Estonia 4-0

India ‘B’ blanked Estonia 4-0 in the second round of the Open section in the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Saturday while the second-seeded ‘A’ team defeated Moldova 3.5-0.5 to make it two wins from as many matches.World champion...

Chess Olympiad: India off to winning starts

Indian teams made winning starts in the Open and women’s sections of the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Friday.Top-seeded Indian women’s A team beat Tajikistan while the B side got the better of Wales.Both the Indian teams have taken...

Modi declares open FIDE 44th Chess Olympiad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared open the FIDE 44th Chess Olympiad here on Thursday, and encouraging the players, said that in sports there are no losers, but winners and future winners.“Sports is beautiful because it has inherent power to...

Chess Olympiad: Teams start to arrive, Madagascar reach Chennai

With just five days to go, teams have started reaching Chennai for the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mamallapuram for the biggest-ever sporting extravaganza on Indian soil. Madagascar is the first team to reach for the event scheduled from July...

Chess Olympiad Torch Relay reaches Kohima

The first-ever Chess Olympiad Torch Relay reached Kohima on Monday after travelling to different parts of the country.Grandmaster Ankit Rajapara from Gujarat, who brought the torch handed it over to minister of Planning & Coordination, Land Resources and Parliamentary...

Committee for Chess Olympiad Torch Relay constituted

State government has constituted a State level Committee for coordination and necessary logistic arrangement for the upcoming Chess Olympiad Torch Relay to be held in Kohima on July 11. The Committee consist of the following members: addl. secretary, Youth...