Thursday, Dec 09, 2021


Aanand L Rai On Vishwanathan Anand's Biopic: It's An Ambitious Film, Will Take Time

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai reveals that he has already started scripting for the biopic on chess Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand's.

Indian Chess Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi Finishes Third In Lindores Abbey Blitz Event

Nov 09, 2021 PTI

18-year old Arjun Erigaisi started in a brilliant manner and won all of his first nine games before slipping up.

Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Finishes 5th, Qualifies For Next Grand Prix Cycle

India's Dronavalli Harika was tied for a joint third spot with Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine but eventually settled for fifth place on the basis of the tie-break score.

Teenager Sankalp Gupta Becomes India's 71st Chess Grandmaster

Nov 08, 2021 PTI

Maharashtra's Sankalp Gupta also touched the 2500 Elo rating mark during the tournament.

Grand Swiss Chess: Dronavalli Harika Draws With Natalija Pogonina

A couple of sub-optimal moves from Dronavalli Harika were enough to let the victory slip away. She and Pogonina split the point in a dead equal position.

31 October, 2021

Grand Swiss Chess: P Harikrishna Notches Up Second Win, D Harika Held To A Draw In Round 4


India no.3 P Harikrishna beat Armenia’s Sergey Movsesian in 56 moves in a Ruy Lopez game late on Saturday. He is among a bunch of players with 2.5 points.

29 October, 2021

Chess: Mixed Luck For Indian Players In Grand Swiss Tournament


The Grand Swiss tournament and Women’s Grand Swiss 2021 are part of the qualifications for the 2021-23 World Championship cycle. The top two finishers will qualify for the Candidates Tournament in 2022.

15 October, 2021

Viswanathan Anand To Do Commentary During World Chess Championship


Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.

29 September, 2021

World Chess Championship: India Beat France 3-1 In Final Preliminary Round Game


Earlier in the fourth round, India lost 1-3 to top-seeded Russia late on Tuesday. India will play Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals.

28 September, 2021

World Team Chess Championship: Indian Women Beat Spain In Round 2


India are currently placed at third with 4.5 points while Russia and Armenia occupy the top two spots. India will play Armenia on Tuesday.

27 September, 2021

Women's World Chess Championship: India Settle For A Draw With Azerbaijan


In other opening-round matches in Pool A, Russia trounced Spain 4-0 and Armenia edged out France 2.5-1.5. India plays Spain in the second round.


26 September, 2021

There Are Many People With A Lot Of Promise At Junior Level: Anand On Future Of Indian Chess


Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Sunday said the country has many immensely talented players at the junior level, and one of them can "hopefully" become a world champion in future.

10 September, 2021

Online Chess Olympiad: Unbeaten India Storms Into Quarterfinals


On the final day of the league phase, India posted wins over Hungary and Moldova before sharing honours with Slovenia

21 August, 2021

Chess Association Of India And AICF Announce Merger, Ending Years Of Feud


AICF president of Sanjay Kapoor said that the warring factions both at the national and state level will now come together under the umbrella of the federation

18 July, 2021

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Holds Vladimir Kramnik, Wins Sparkassen Trophy


The Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand won the opening game of the series before the next three ended in stalemate.

18 July, 2021

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Held To Draw By Vladimir Kramnik, All To Play For In Decider


Castling is a special move to protect the king and activate the rook. It's the only time in chess a player can move two pieces in one move

16 July, 2021

Chess: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Vladimir Kramnik In 2nd Game Of No-Castling Event


The Indian maestro played out a 39-move draw in an English Four Knights variation game with black pieces.


11 July, 2021

Viswanathan Anand Beats Garry Kasparov Again In Croatia Grand Chess Tour


Meanwhile, Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave jumped to the top of the standings after 14 rounds with 19.5 points followed by Nepomniachtchi (18.5 points)

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta