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India can be next USSR in producing chess Grandmasters, say experts

India has a history of producing great chess players over the years.

11-year-old Indian chess prodigy R Praggnanandhaa makes history by defeating Paraguayan Grandmaster

R Praggnanandhaa had created history earlier by becoming the youngest ever International Master (IM).
Harika at fifth spot in world chess rankings

7-year-old Aarav Dengla creates history at MSSA under-10 Chess 2016

Dengla defeated kids older than him to become the youngest to win gold at the MSSA event.

Harika Dronavalli shocks world number 1 Hou Yifan in Isle of Man International tournament

Harika will next play Latvias Grand Master Alexei Shirov.
Harika beats Hou Yifan at international chess meet
Harika moves up to joint 11th at international chess meet
Harika wins in Round 4 at Isle of Man chess meet
Harika loses in chess tourney

India's Aakanksha Hagawane becomes U-16 World Chess champion

India has a new world champion in chess
Harika draws against Wesley So in international chess meet
Harika gets off to winning start in Isle of Man chess tournament

Watch: Official trailer for 'Queen of Katwe', the inspiring story of Phiona Mutesi

The film is about Phiona Mutesi, a chess prodigy from Uganda.

Female chess players outraged at prospect of wearing hijab during 2017 World Championships in Iran

There has been consternation among women chess players after FIDE's decision to pick Iran as the host of the World Championships.
'Indian men's chess team earned respect at chess Olympiad'

World Chess Olympiad: Indian men's team finish 4th, women finish 5th

The curtains came down on the Chess Olympiad on Tuesday after a gruelling 11 rounds.
Russia to host 2020 World Chess Olympiad
Indian men draw against Russia, women against Ukraine in Chess Olympiad
Chess gets VR makeover as organisers tap smartphone generation
Indian men lose to Ukraine in Chess Olympiad
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