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Gujrathi, Sethuraman in line for medal at World Junior Chess Championship
Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujrathi and S P Sethuraman placed themselves for a medal contention as they defeated Jorge Cori of Peru and Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus respectively in the 12th and......
Sahaj Grover becomes Grandmaster
Former under-10 world champion Sahaj Grover completed the formalities to become a Grandmaster defeating Jorge Cori of Peru in the ninth round of the World Junior Chess Championship in Athens,......
Lu Shanglei crowned World Jr chess champion
From left to right: Aniruddha Deshoande (Chairman, organising committee, World Junior Chess Championships), Venkatrama Raja (President AICF), girls' champion Aleksandra Goryachkina, former......
World Jr Chess: Shanglei, Yi lead Chinese charge
China’s Lu Shanglei and Wei Yi emphatically exhibited their rising chess prowess with convincing victories over Russians Vladimir Fedoseev, the top seed, and Mikhail Antipov, in the 10th......
World Jr Chess: Padmini Rout bounces back into reckoning
If Mae Frayna Janelle hoped to shock Padmini Rout with her choice of the ‘Alekhine Defence’ (which very rarely makes an appearance these days) on the very first move, then it was......
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