Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicChess

Topic: Chess

‘More and more recently’— Chess world champion Carlsen accuses American GM Niemann of cheating

The Norwegian took to Twitter to explain why he had withdrawn from his recent matches against Hans Niemann; urged chess organisers to enhance methods to detect cheating.

PM flags off first ever torch relay for Chess Olympiad, plays a mini match with Koneru Humpy

The torch will be taken to 75 cities over a span of 40 days before arriving in Mahabalipuram. At every location, chess grandmasters of the state will receive the torch.

Chess Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi reveals how meditation app Black Lotus helped him ace his game

Black Lotus has recently revealed an expert pack of guided meditation sessions designed for sports enthusiasts.

Viswanathan Anand says ‘time to move on’ after Chess.com reopens Zerodha co-founder’s account

Nikhil Kamath had admitted to cheating in a charity match against the former world chess champion, which sparked a controversy.

Malfunction causes stalemate — India, Russia declared joint winners of online Chess Olympiad

Russia was initially declared the winner after 2 Indian players lost out on time after suffering a server problem. The decision was reviewed after a protest by India.

Chessboard Challenge is this week’s top puzzle for the lockdown

The pure joy of brainteasers sometimes requires a bit more than trial and error.

Chess player memory is a myth. This is my trick before matches, writes Viswanathan Anand

When I was younger, I could recall every chess game I played. Now, I often don’t have complete memory of a game I played a week ago.

On Camera

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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