Errol Tiwari

World Chess Championship will be played in Chennai

The FIDE Presidential Board has confirmed that Chennai, India, will serve as the venue for the World Chess Champion-ship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the highest ranked player in the world, Magnus Carlsen, from November 6 to November 26, 2013. 

White to play

White to play This position was reached in a game between Adolf Anderssen [White] and Johann Hermann Zukertort in Breslau, 1862.  

Nakamura v Vachier-Lagrave

In the Tata Steel 2011 chess tournament which ends today, it is world champion Vishy Anand and US champion Hikaru Nakamura who lead the field with seven points each in Group A after ten rounds.

Adams v Howell

The London Chess Classic was played from December 8-15, 2010 at the Olympic Conference Centre, Kensington, England.

Schools’ championship ends today

Today marks the second and final day of the National Schools Chess Championship, where schools from some of the regions are given the opportunity to oppose each other in the wonderful game called chess.

Leitao v El Debs

Our illustrious neighbour Brazil, held its National Chess Championship recently with grandmaster Giovanni Vescovi emerging as the sole winner and tying a national record that has stood for over fifty years.

‘Moves for Life’

Last Tuesday, the Government of South Africa made a giant stride for the popularization and development of chess in the country when it launched the Moves For Life chess programme at a gala dinner.