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 […]

2010 grand Asian chess

By Lynde Salgados Tuesday, December 21, 2010 WITH its top players joggling its way on top-board battle, it’s clearly now a three-way logjam among powerhouse Russia, Iran and the Philippines going to the 9th and final round of the 2010 Grand Asian Chess Championships at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In fact, […]

Iran's nuclear chess

The nuclear meeting Iran has been stalling for over a year was finally held in Geneva early this week. The parties, put in diplomatic language, have “agreed to not agree” on any substantial issue. The meeting was so unimpressive the participants settled for being satisfied that a meeting had been held for the first time […]

Lexington : Playing chess with Iran

TO JUDGE by the way his bluff has just been called over Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Barack Obama is not a natural poker player. His dealings with Iran suggest that he may be rather better at chess. For the first time in more than a year, diplomats from Iran met in Geneva this […]

World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad: Armenia performs brilliantly

15:22 • 29/11, K. Karapetyan hosts Head of Russian Presidential Administration 14:32 • 29/11, Serzh Sargsyan receives Peter Semneby 14:13 • 29/11, Turkey tries to hinder Armenia-Diaspora unity 13:16 • 29/11, Wikileaks: April 24 “Sword of Damocles” to Aliyev 12:39 • 29/11, Saudi Arabia urges US attack on Iran to stop nuclear program 12:24 • […]