Parimarjan Negi

  • India win bronze in Chess Olympiad August 14, 2014

    On a day when China annexed the Chess Olympiad's gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.50.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver medal. China defeated Poland 31 to claim the gold medal in...
  • Sasikiran keeps India in hunt for historic podium finish at Chess Olympiad August 13, 2014

    Tromso: Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a creditable 2.51.5 victory over Germany in the 10th and penultimate round to stay in contention for a podium finish at the 41st Chess Olympiad. Sasikiran's 48moves win against LiviuDieter Nisipeanu not only raised visions of a bestever Indian finish but also set...
  • Indian men held by Argentina, women lose to Ukraine at Chess Olympiad August 12, 2014

    Tromso: Indian men were held to a draw by Argentina on all four boards while the eves suffered a 1.52.5 defeat against Ukraine in the ninth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad. It was a day of missed opportunity for inform S P Sethuraman, who let go of a winning...
  • India draws against stronger Armenia in chess Olympiad August 11, 2014

    Chennai: The Indian open team on Sunday drew 22 their match against much stronger opponent Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad underway in Norway. The Indian open team had the crucial advantage of playing with white pieces on the first and third boards against the Armenians. On the top board, Indian GM...
  • India wins against Moldova in Chess Olympiad August 9, 2014

    Chennai: In a day of mixed results, the Indian open team on Friday defeated Moldova 3.50.5 while the women's team split the points equally against Spain 22 at the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway. The Indian open team rested Grandmaster S.P. Sethuraman who has been playing well till now....
  • India bounce back in Chess Olympiad August 7, 2014

    Tromso: Brushing aside the fourth round debacle, Indian men and women's teams bounced back with resounding victories over Montenegro and Austria respectively in the fifth round of the 41st Chess Olympiad. On what turned out to be a good day for the men, Parimarjan Negi, S P Sethuraman and Krishnan Sasikiran...
  • Indian men crush Canada in the second round of Chess Olympiad August 4, 2014

    Tromso: Led by Parimarjan Negi's fine victory on the top board, the Indian men cruised to a 3.50.5 victory over Canada in the second round of the 41st Chess Olympiad here on Monday. Negi defeated Anton Kovalyov from the white side of a Sicilian Taimanov. After enjoying an opening advantage, the...
  • Parimarjan Negi held, but Indians off to a good start in Olympiad August 3, 2014

    Tromso: Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was held to a draw by little known Basher Iyti but the Indian team coasted off to a 3.50.5 victory over Syria in the 41st Chess Olympiad on Sunday. On what turned out to be an indifferent start from Negi, the Indian was staring at a shocking...
  • Adhiban bows out of chess World Cup August 19, 2013

    Tromso (Norway): Grandmaster and former national champion B Adhiban bowed out of the chess World Cup after losing his second game on the trot against higherranked Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the third round here. Losing the first game as white, Adhiban started the day in a mustwin situation but...
  • Parimarjan Negi loses to Yuri Kryvoruchko; Akash holds Caruana August 13, 2013

    Norway: World's second youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi let slip a position of strength and lost to Ukraine's Yuri Kryvoruchko in the second game of the chess World Cup's opening round here. The shocking loss with white pieces means that Negi will have to now battle it out in the tiebreak...
  • Parimarjan Negi crushes Kryvoruchko to go one up in World Chess Cup August 12, 2013

    Tromso: World's second youngest ever Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi of India outplayed higherranked Yuri Kryvoruchko of Ukraine in the first round of the World Chess Cup which began here. Fresh from some strong performances including a recent victory in the Politiken Cup with a whopping 9/10 score, Negi proved that his warm...
  • Parimarjan Negi wins Politken Cup August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India's young chess Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi on Sunday won the Politiken Cup in Copenhagen remaining unbeaten, according to information received here. Negi won eight rounds and drew two to finish with a score of nine points out of a possible 10. Negi, the lone Indian invited to the tournament, returned...
  • I'm no more a one dimensional chess player: Parimarjan Negi July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: He used to be a "one dimensional player" but over the years, India's youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi has adapted more "rounded and universal styles" of play which he is looking to use in the biennial Chess World Cup next month. "I used to be a one dimensional player going...
  • Parimarjan Negi declared joint winner in World Open chess July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: India's young Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was jointly declared the winner of the USD 43,000 World Open Chess, which concluded in Virginia. Negi finished tied first with 10 others in the Open Section in a close and exciting finish to the tournament at Arlington on Sunday. Another Indian Grandmaster, Magesh Panchanathan,...
  • Parimarjan Negi wins Continental Chess Open title in Washington July 2, 2013

    Washington: Top seeded Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi won the Continental Chess Association Open title, his third of the season, after pipping his nearest rival Bindi Cheng by 1.5 points on Tuesday. The young Indian Negi ended the tournament, featuring six GMs, unbeaten with 7.5 points after nine rounds. Negi won...
  • Parimarjan Negi ties for top spot; Sasi disappoints March 3, 2013

    CapelleLe-Grande: Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi finished in a tie for the top spot with seven other GMs in the 29th edition of the Capelle-la-Grande tournament here. Negi settled for a draw with Sergey Fedorchuk in the final round of the event that featured 76 Grandmasters in a field of 563 players. Negi...
  • Chess: Parimarjan Negi wins Asian championship May 13, 2012

    Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi has won the Asian continental chess championship despite losing to A R Saleh Salem of UAE in the final round that concluded in Ho Chi Minh City. Negi finished the tournament on 7 points and was tied for first place along...
  • Chess whiz kid Negi aims for bigger goal July 16, 2008

    New Delhi: For nearly two years after becoming the second youngest Grandmaster in chess history, Parimarjan Negi remained a victim of the expectations that he himself gave rise to. But now Negi seems to be fast emerging as a mature player. In the last two months, Negi has done enough to...
  • Parimarjan off to a flier in Sweden June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The world's youngest Grandmaster, India's Parimarjan Negi, has got off to a flying start in Sweden. Negi defeated seasoned Grandmaster Jonny Hector of Sweden in the first round of 15th Sigeman and Co. International Chess tournament. Negi played an imaginative game and cornered Hector in a long drawn endgame,...
  • Lahno wins battles of sexes vs Negi December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: India's chess prodigy Parimarjan Negi took on Kateryna Lahno of Ukraine in a battle of the Grandmasters in Delhi recently. Before the start of the competition, the money was on Negi but his shy opponent from Ukraine stole the show battling the odds and proving to be the better...
  • Parimarjan loses to Kateryna again December 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Indian Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi had to settle for a defeat against Ukrainian Kateryna Lahno, who beat the Indian youngster convincingly at the Amity Grandmasters on Christmas Day on Monday. Kateryna, 16, hasn't yet acquired the Grandmaster title as yet, but her reputation definitely got a boost as she has...
  • A Short advice for Anand: stay fit November 23, 2006

    New Delhi: Vishwanathan Anand is the first and the only Indian to have won the World Chess Championship. He is not only a former world champion and the number two chess player in the world, but has been the face of India for the many years in global chess. But...
  • Age is no bar for this chess prodigy August 24, 2006

    New Delhi: By the time Parimarjan Negi turned 12, he was already an International Master. And at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 22 days, he became the second youngest International Grandmaster ever, five years less than Vishwanathan Anand. Parimarjan says: "Ever since I completed the title, many more...