Parimarjan Negi

  • 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 higher-ranked Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the third round here. Losing the first game as white, Adhiban started the day in a must-win 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 tie-break...
  • 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 higher-ranked 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...