ABHIJEET GUPTA

  • Chess: Abhijeet Gupta holds Vachier Lagrave at Qatar Masters December 1, 2014

    Doha: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta missed out on his chances but still got an easy draw against fourth seeded Frenchman Maxime Vachier Lagrave in the fifth round of the Qatar International Open Chess Tournament. Catching Lagrave in an unfamiliar territory, Gupta was not quite happy that he...
  • Chess: P Harikrishna crushes Bartosz Socko; Abhijeet Gupta held by Matthieu Cornette at Qatar Masters November 30, 2014

    Doha: P Harikrishna, the highest rated Indian in fray, crashed through the defences of Polish Grandmaster Bartosz Socko while Abhijeet Gupta played out a hard-fought draw with French Grandmaster Matthieu Cornette in the fourth round of Qatar Masters International Open Chess tournament. Losing the third round to Mikhailo Oleksienko of Ukraine,...
  • Carlsen-Anand will be much closer than the last time: Abhijeet Gupta November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will start as the underdog but has the backing of the chess world this time to put up a better show in the re-match for the World Chess Championship that starts in Sochi, Russia on Friday. "This time it will be much closer than...
  • Abhijeet Gupta highest ranked Indian in Dubai open April 7, 2014

    Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will start as the highest rated Indian in the strong Dubai International open chess tournament that gets underway on Tuesday. A winner of this tournament in 2011, Gupta recently won the Al-Ain Classic in the UAE and the country remains one of his...
  • Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Championship July 15, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a draw with Indian national title holder G Akash in the 11th and final round that concluded here at the Boardwalk. Putting in a solid performance right through, Gupta scored nine points out...
  • Abhijeet Gupta to lead Indian challenge in Fujairah Open November 13, 2012

    Fujairah, UAE: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Fujairah International chess tournament that gets underway here. Currently ranked fourth in the country, Gupta is playing his first tournament after the Chess Olympiad where he bagged the silver medal on the fourth...
  • Chess Olympiad: Abhijeet bags silver, Tania bronze September 10, 2012

    Istanbul: Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won a silver by pocketing seven points out of nine games while Tania Sachdev turned out to be the best woman performer for India with a bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad that concluded here on Sunday. The Indian women team dished out its bestever performance with...