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In our series World Champion Born On This Date, today we will see the life story of a champion who has won the World Championship crown in Classical, Rapid Blitz as well as Chess960 formats. She is Alexandra Kosteniuk-...
17-year old Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh emerges as the youngest winner of the FIDE Candidates tournament and becomes the second Indian to qualify for the World Championship final. After 14 rounds and over three weeks of play, 17-year-old D Gukesh...
Interestingly, exactly ten years after the birth of Susan Polgar, another future Women’s World Champion was  born, this time in a neighbouring country. This champion won the World U-10 Girls Championship in 1989, qualified to the National Team for...
Today we see the story of a Women’s World Champion who became the highest rated woman player at the age of 15, played Chess Olympiads for two different countries without losing a single game, became the youngest woman to...
The torch for the Paris Olympics 2024 was set off in ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games, marking the final stretch of the seven-year preparations for this edition of the Games.   Greek actress Mary Mina, playing the...
This month, in the series 'Champion Born On This Date', I am extremely delighted to present the readers the story of a muti-faceted former World Chess Champion, who has made his way to the top not only over the...
The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2024 is set to take place at Toronto in Canada from April 3 to 23, where for the first time five Indian players will be competing to become a challenger to the World Champion. It is...
Mehul Raval, a Master's in Sports Business and Innovation, founded Krishang Sports in 2021 with the aim to provide consultancy services to sportsmen, coaches, administrators and even people from non-sporting sector who want to explore the sports industry. Mehul...
In our series ‘World Champion Born on this Date’, today we will discuss about a World Champion who broke all records in her childhood and dominated the Indian Women’s Chess for over two decades. Yes, you guessed it right....
Yesterday, as I walked passed the Raghuleela Mall in Kandivali West, I noticed Poinsur Gymkhana nearby. Curious enough, I stepped inside and luckily met Karunakar Shetty, Vice President of the club. What went on was a long conversation, as...