Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: Chess

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 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


Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.