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Chess:GM So in fourth draw, plays India's GM Ganguly

WIJK AAN ZEE, Netherlands Jan 20-- Four draws in as many rounds in the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championships may not be an ideal result for GM Wesley So of the Philippines. But they are also surely not enough to discourage the Filipino champion from trying even harder in the coming rounds. So [...]

By |January 21st, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess:GM So in fourth draw, plays India's GM Ganguly

India's lost chess pieces

Chances are that ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) is likely to put the brakes on its hydrocarbon development projects in Iran. As reported in Mint today, OVL has a 40% stake in the Farsi natural gas block that is estimated to hold 21.68 trillion cu. ft of natural gas. OVL was recently given legal advice that [...]

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Parimarjan, Abhijeet to lead India in Parsvnath chess

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20k gather in India to break world record for multiple games of chess

By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 9:20 PM on 29th December 2010 It was a gathering of thousands of kings, queens and bishops… not to mention rooks, knights and pawns.In an event fit for royalty, 20,480 people descended on cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India, to break the world record for simultaneous chess games.The fest [...]

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Simultaneous Chess-Playing Record Set in India

Gjuarat State Bureau/Agence France-Presse—Getty Images Players during simultaneous exhibition in Ahmedabad, India, on Dec. 24. India not only has the world champion — Viswanathan Anand — it now has the world record for games played simultaneously. Friday, Dec. 24, about 20,500 people gathered in Ahmadabad, a city in Western India, to break the record for playing [...]

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