Friday, March 1, 2024

Topic: Chess

Chess World Cup 2023 Final: Praggnanandhaa vs Magnus Carlsen game 1 ends in draw

The first game of the FIDE World Cup final between India’s Praggnanandhaa and World No 1 Magnus Carlsen ended in a draw after 35 moves.

Indian teenager beats world Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

Teenage Grandmaster from India R Praggnanandhaa upset world champion Magnus Carlsen in an online rapid chess competition at the eighth round of the ongoing...

Mauritanian chess player refuses to play against Israel in Junior World Cup

A 14-year-old Mauritanian chess player has pulled out of the Junior World Cup because the draw set him up to face an Israeli player....

Chess calms nerves, improves mental health throughout pandemic

Marking World Chess Day on Tuesday, the UN is celebrating the fact that while COVID-19 has forced most sports to scale down, this ancient game of intellect, not brute strength, has demonstrated remarkable resilience and adaptability throughout months of lockdown worldwide.