Abhijeet Gupta stays ahead in Commonwealth Chess

Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta inched closer to regaining the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with fellow Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy in the eighth and penultimate round that concluded here. With 7.5 points from eight rounds, Gupta is a half point ahead of nearest contender Arghyadip Das who accounted for Grandmaster Read More …

Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable in Commonwealth Chess

Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta remained on course for regaining the crown after a crushing victory against defending champion Deep Sengupta in the seventh round of the Commonwealth Chess championship that concluded here.   With his seventh victory in a row, Abhijeet also crossed a personal landmark as the former world junior champion could Read More …

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRESIDENT

There are people who go to the roof and shout to get noticed and there are people who just quietly work in the background with a vision which will take you to a different orbit. When every member of the team feels that the leader is awesome, then he is truly something different. This is what Read More …

Koneru Humpy shocked in Commonwealth Chess

Grandmaster and one of the top woman players in the world, Koneru Humpy ran in to a bad day in office as she lost from a winning position against International Master Himanshu Sharma in the fourth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship now underway here. Humpy, after attaining a winning position did not know the time Read More …

Facile victory for Abhijeet Gupta in Commonwealth Chess

Top seeded Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta scored a quick and crushing victory over K Praneeth Surya in the third round of Commonwealth Chess Championship being played at the Park Plaza hotel here. Playing the white side of a King’s Indian defense, Gupta employed his pet Saemisch variation and Surya fell prey to a recently popular variation Read More …