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The Indian chess progidy and the people behind his success

The family of grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, who made headlines last week for reaching the World Cup final, speak to RT about their shared journey. At...

First Chinese world chess champion crowned

A rollercoaster match ended with Ding Liren winning the title. Chinese grandmaster Ding Liren prevailed over Russia’s Ian Nepomniachtchi on Sunday in a tiebreak to...

World chess title match headed for dramatic tiebreak

With a draw on Saturday, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren are all tied up after 14 classical games. China’s Ding Liren held on in a...

Male chess player caught competing as woman

The Kenyan man wore a hijab and signed up for the female section of the 2023 Open Chess Championship. A Kenyan man has been exposed...

Chess scandal escalates with $100 million lawsuit

American player Hans Niemann has hit back at the allegations against him. Chess player Hans Niemann has launched a $100 million lawsuit against a group...

Watch: Chess commentator fired for ‘sexist’ comments

Ilya Smirin stated on air that the game was perhaps ‘not for women’. Ilya Smirin, the Belarusian-born grandmaster who has represented Israel since 1992, has...

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