D Gukesh: All the Right Moves

V Shoba

The making of India’s new chess champion

Cheating and Consequences

As seen in the controversy roiling the chess world

D Gukesh: Perfectly Paired

India’s youngest grandmaster and his irreverent coach on a journey of self-invention

The Boredom of Magnus Carlsen

Why the world chess champion is not defending his title

The Esport Revolution

It can remake sport for the post-Covid era

Virtual Checkmate

Chess streaming goes mainstream in India with top-ranked players and Youtubers collaborating to create a new audience

Man with the Moves

In his recent memoir, grandmaster Viswanathan Anand shares life lessons he has learned from the chessboard

Magnus Carlsen

Introduced to chess at the age of five, at 13, Carlsen became the second youngest Grandmaster ever

How the King Kept His Crown

Anand didn’t play his best chess against Gelfand, and yet, with this win, he has cemented his place among the greats of the game


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