Amit Burman-promoted Poker Sports League ropes in Voot, Pocket52 as partners
In the last season, Discovery’s DSports was the official telecast partner for the league. With Voot replacing DSports, PSL will be the world’s first poker broadcast (with video) since Covid-19.
Kiren Rijiju urges people to encourage players by watching sports
"Not everyone can play games, but if you can't play, then watch the games a...
Oli has played a chess move to save his position; impact on Nepal to be seen
As long as the Chinese were supporting Oli, things were fine but...
Mass lockdown, Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' 'spectacular' for chess, says Vishwanathan Anand
Anand said technology had brought about deep changes for chess.
Bengal Elections: Time to play some chess, Bengal Comrades
While the Trinamool and the BJP are the principal protagonists in the Bengal drama, they are not the only characters that matter. There is the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Congress, which formed an alliance with its former foe, the CPI(M), the last time around.
Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' sparks chess frenzy, websites register millions of new players
Worldwide, Google reported searches for "chess" are at their highest level in 14 years.
Being stranded in Germany at the start of pandemic reminded Vishy Anand of the summer of 2010
The 5-time world chess champion was stuck for in Germany after the pandemic grounded international flights in the spring.
Fasting, feasting and football keep Gradeup CEO fit and fine
Shobhit Bhatnagar loves playing football as it is an 'team-building sport'.
When Viswanathan Anand took 3 months to plot his next move
Anand had packed his bags for a short trip to Germany in February, only to be checkmated by fate.
How to get more productive? Try this meditation app
Black Lotus meditation app wants to leverage technology and spiritual knowledge to take on some very popular Silicon Valley-based mindfulness apps.
Anand wants Olympiad win to bring in "long" due national honours for chess players
In an interview to PTI after India won the top honours jointly with Russia on Sunday, Anand, a recipient of both the Arjuna and the Khel Ratna, said award recognition is due for the sport's practitioners in India.
India, Russia declared joint winners of Online Chess Olympiad after server malfunction
Russia were initially declared winners after two Indian players -- Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh -- lost out on time in the final after suffering a disconnection with the server.
View: Problems with the ways we decide upon national sporting awards
One major issue is the number of awards given. Take the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees. When it was instituted in the early 1990s, it was originally meant to be given for anyone who had reached the acme in her or his discipline and was meant to be given to only one sportsperson a year, barring ‘exceptional circumstances’.
Viswanathan Anand shares lockdown ordeal in Germany, how he slept in son's bed after quarantine
Back home after being stuck in Bad Soden, Anand talks of how he pleasantly surprised his son once quarantine was done.
Viswanathan Anand says experimentation is important in cricket and chess
Anand was invited to ring the starting bell on the second day of the match at Eden.