Young Chess Star Aayansh Aagarwal Shines at K-3 Open Chess Championship

The recent K-3 Open Chess Championship witnessed some outstanding performances, and among the rising stars was Aayansh Aagarwal, showcasing his exceptional skills and determination throughout the tournament. Aayansh’s impressive performance earned him a notable 9th place tie in the challenging OPEN category, where he scored an impressive 5 out of 7 points. Aayansh, a young […]

Gukesh: From Prodigy to Champion

Remember the name Gukesh! This 17-year-old chess wizard from Chennai, India, just made history by becoming the youngest player ever to win the 2024 FIDE Candidates Tournament!  That’s right, folks – the kid’s a champ, going up against the world’s best and coming out on top! We’ve been following Gukesh’s meteoric rise for years. He’s been a chess prodigy […]

Gukesh, the 17-Year-Old Indian Prodigy Makes History as Youngest Ever World Championship Challenger; Zhongyi take charge as Women’s Challenger

In an electrifying day of chess, the 17-year-old Indian sensation, Gukesh D, clinched victory in the FIDE Candidates 2024, securing his shot at the World Champion title against the formidable Ding Liren later this year. Gukesh held his own against the seasoned Hikaru Nakamura, navigating through a tense game that seemed destined for rapid tiebreaks. […]

Nakamura and Gukesh Close in on Nepomniachtchi in Open, While Tan Plays it Safe

In a pivotal Round 12 of the Candidates tournament, tension was high as Ian Nepomniachtchi led the pack with 7 points, closely trailed by Hikaru Nakamura and Gukesh D at 6.5. The matchups were crucial: Gukesh faced off against the last seeded Abasov, Nakamura took on Alireza, and Nepomniachtchi clashed again with Praggnanandhaa. The results […]

Nepomniachtchi and Tan continue to dominate as sole leaders, while Nakamura’s triumph lands him in joint second alongside Gukesh.

After today’s riveting chess matches, Nepomniachtchi and Tan must be feeling the pressure, as the tournament standings still offer them no respite. With Nakamura and Gukesh hot on Nepomniachtchi’s heels, and Lei closely trailing Tan, every move counts. Fortunately, both Nepomniachtchi and Tan delivered with wins against Vidit and Lagno, respectively. Tan’s victory over Lagno […]

Comeback Kings: Nakamura and Caruana Regain Momentum, Lei Joins the Thrilling Title Race! 🌟

Nakamura and Caruana made dazzling comebacks, clinching victories against Abasov and Firouzja, respectively! Meanwhile, Lei triumphed over Goryachkina, securing a tie with Tan for the top spot!  Adding to the thrill, Vaishali outplayed Salimova in an impressive win!  In the thrilling open section of the Candidates, Gukesh and Nepomniachtchi faced off today, resulting in a deadlock.  Meanwhile, […]

Mind Mentorz ♟ Offline Monthly Chess Tournament Celebrates Success

On April 13th, chess enthusiasts from across the city gathered to participate in the highly anticipated Mind Mentorz ♟ Offline Monthly Chess Tournament. The event, filled with strategic moves and intense competition, showcased the incredible talent and dedication of the players. After several rounds of thrilling matches, the winners emerged, their names etched in the […]

Gukesh Roars Back to Share the Lead as Lei Triumphs Over Tan 🌟👑

Gukesh clinched victory against Vidit, storming into the lead alongside Nepomniachtchi!  Meanwhile, Lei’s impressive triumph over Tan sets the stage for an electrifying three-way tie at the top!  After a stunning Round 8, the chessboard drama took a wild turn! Gukesh roared back from his setback, locking horns with Nepomniachtchi once again at the top. Meanwhile, […]

Vidit and Tan Dominate Round 9, with Tan Regaining the Solo Lead! 🏆

In a riveting turn of events, Vidit clinched his second victory against Nakamura, solidifying his position at the top of the Open. Meanwhile, Tan’s triumph over Vaishali propelled her to the coveted sole lead in the Women’s division.  But wait, draws stole the spotlight today!  Sometimes overshadowed by decisive wins, draws can be just as thrilling. Take […]