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Bains asked his wife Amardeep Shergill to go from Patiala,16) in 28 innings,including six hundreds # Murali Vijay (108) has posted his ninth century inTests – his second vs Bangladesh # He has recorded back to back hundreds vs Bangladesh in Tests – 150 at Fatullah in June 2015 and 108 at Hyderabad in February 2017 # Pujara’s impressive tally of nine centuries is thejoint-third most by an Indian opener in Tests next only to the33 by Sunil Gavaskar and 22 by Virender Sehwag Gautam Gambhirhad also registered nine # Pujara and Vijay were involved in a stand of 178 –India’s second highest partnership for the second wicket vsBangladesh in Tests behind the 259 between Gautam Gambhir andRahul Dravid at Chittagong in December 2004 # Pujara-Vijay pair became the first Indian pair toregister five century stands in a season – their aggregate being 852 runs in nine innings at an average of 9466 Hayden and Ponting were involved in seven century stands in 2005-06 and five each by David Boon & Mark Waugh and Hayden & JustinLanger # Virat Kohli has recorded his 12th hundred as numberfour batsman in 53 innings emulating the feat of GundappaViswanath (124 innings) Only Sachin Tendulkar has scored morecenturies at this batting position among the Indian batsmen –44 in 275 innings # Of his 16 hundreds in Tests Kohli has registered nine in 36 innings as captain Only Sunil Gavaskar has registered more as captain amongst the Indians – 11 in 74 innings Azharuddin had posted 9 in 68 innings # Kohli’s average as captain is the best among the Indianplayers – his aggregate being 2222 (ave6733) in 23 matches # Kohli is the fourth batsman to manage 1000 runs in ahome season in Tests – 1075 (ave8958) in 9 Tests VirenderSehwag had scored 1105 in 2004-05; Graham Gooch – 1058 in 1990and Sunil Gavaskar – 1027 in 1979-80 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsIn the last two decades Indian chess has seen a meteoric rise Gone are the days when Viswanathan Anand was the only chess player India could boast of The number of Grandmasters (GMs) in the country has more than quadrupled since Anand won the world championship title at the turn of the millennium Today India has a stellar trove of 50 GMs out of whom seven are among the world’s top 100 Moreover young talents like R Praggnanandhaa Nihal Sarin D Gukesh among others have made it clear with their prowess that they are soon to become a force to be reckoned with This year too Indian chess players proved their mettle reaching new milestones winning medals at various prestigious events across the globe Below are some highlights of the achievements of the Indian chess contingent Indians except Anand in world’s top 100 (Clockwise) Krishnan Sasikiran Pentala Harikrishna Baskaran Adhiban Parimarjan Negi Vidit Santosh Gujrathi Surya Shekhar Ganguly Abhijeet Gupta’s Commonwealth hat-trick Lately the Delhi-based GM Abhijeet Gupta is frequently dubbed as Mr Commonwealth The reason is quite simple: he has won the event four times in five years In fact this year he won it for the third consecutive time scoring an unbeaten 75/9 But Gupta’s performance wasn’t the only feat for India at the event In fact the event was dominated by Indians all around While another Delhiite GM Vaibhav Suri took the second place Maharashtra’s Tejas Bakre bagged the third prize Commonwealth chess champions WGM Swati Ghate (L) and GM Abhijeet Gupta with AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan In the Women’s category GM Swati Ghate took the title prize while Bengal’s Mary Ann Gomes and Delhi’s Tania Sachdev clinched second and third spots respectively Further in all the age categories from under-8 to under-20 all three podium finishers were Indians GM Lalith Babu and WGM Padmini Rout won the National Championships While India’s chess players have proved to be tough contenders at the international-level their competitive spirit is seen quite starkly even at the national-level events where the stars play among themselves In the open section of the National Premier Championships this year it looked like the 18-year-old Chennai lad GM Aravindh Chithambaram will cruise to the title Eight rounds into the tournament Chithambaram had taken a full point lead over the rest of the field But in the very next round when Chithambaram was paired against Lalith Babu the latter won and joined Chithambaram in the lead The two led jointly until the final round where Chithambaram lost Lalith Babu on the other hand managed to split the point in his final round game and thus won the event with a half point margin The women’s national was an equally tense affair Going into the final round four players — Bhakti Kulkarni Meenakshi Subbaraman Saumya Swaminathan and Padmini Rout — were in contention for the title Meenakshi had the best chance but she suffered a surprising loss to Shrishti Pandey Kulkarni and Swaminathan both had good chances in their games but failed to convert This gave Rout a clear shot at the title A win was all she needed The pressure made her fumble during the game What was a clearly better position turned into a tough one to crack But showing great determination Rout managed to win and take home the title India got its 50th GM and Karnataka its first On 6 September 2017 the only player from the state of Karnataka to win the National B Championship (now called the National Challengers) became India’s 50th GM To achieve the feat he had to win both of his last two games at the Formento all-India FIDE-rated chess tournament which he did With these two wins he was able to cross the rating threshold of 2500 and complete all the requirements for the Grand Master title As for the norm requirement Thejkumar had already one grandmaster norm more than the required three quite early in his career the last one scored at the National Premier Championship in 2013 Aravindh Chithambaram’s bronze at the World Junior Championship At the World Junior Championship this year all eyes were on the 12-year-old Indian prodigy R Praggnanandhaa After all if the wunderkind had managed to win the title he would have become the youngest grandmaster in the history of the game But amid all talks about Praggna another Chennai lad who has once been a prodigy himself made his way to the top By the time the final round had come to a close Chithambaram had caught the tournament leader Aryan Tari at 85/11 but a lower tie-break placed him third on the leaderboard behind Tari and the Armenian GM Manuel Petrosyan Aravindh Chithambaram Photo: Amruta Mokal The road to the top was not an easy one for Chithambaram In the very first round of the event the 18-year-old had suffered a shocking loss to the Serbian FM Pavle Dimic who was rated more than 200 points below him But Chithambaram leapt forward undeterred He did not lose a single game after this and conceded only three draws on the way Nihal Sarin and R Praggnanandhaa reached Elo 2500 2500 is a magical number of sorts when it comes to chess ratings After all every chess player who desires to become a GM must at least once in their career touch the 2500-rating mark Some have even spent their lifetimes trying to reach this milestone But for Nihal Sarin and R Praggnanandhaa this was just another grain of sand they had to pass in their quest for the world championship As of today Praggnanandhaa is merely 12 years old while Sarin is 13 Nihal Sarin (L) and Praggnanddhaa R Praggnanandhaa has been in the news ever since he became the world’s youngest International Master at the age of 10 years 10 months and 19 days in May last year It was now to be seen if he could break Sergey Karjakin’s record of 12 years and 7 months to become the world’s youngest Grand Master Hopes rose to the brim when Praggna crossed the 2500 rating threshold in August To top it all he even scored a GM norm with a round to spare at the recently concluded World Junior Championship Had he won the event he would have become a GM then and there since the title is conferred to the title winner if he/she isn’t a GM yet But he fell short by half-a-point and finished fourth Nevertheless he still has three months to score his remaining two norms And whether or not he breaks the record the kid has a bright career ahead of him for sure Nihal Sarin the 13-year-old from Thissur is another exceptional chess talent He has been the world U-10 champion and has been in top form this year At the Isle of Man Open in late September Sarin proved his mettle against strong GMs like Emil Sutovsky and Varuzhan Akobian holding them both to draws At the Runavik Open last month Sarin breached the 2500-rating mark finishing sixth in the final standings with an unbeaten score of 65/9 Anand’s second place finish at the Isle of Man Open The Isle of Man Open held in September was one of the biggest open chess tournaments of this year The field included some of the biggest players such as Magnus Carlsen Hikaru Nakamura Fabiano Caruana Vladimir Kramnik Viswanathan Anand among others In fact as many as 13 GMs in the fray were rated above 2700 Anand at the Isle of Man Open Chesscom/Maria Emelianova Despite such stiff competition Anand scored an undefeated 70/9 and finished second ahead of Nakamura Kramnik Adams and Caruana The only player with a better score was the reigning world champion GM Magnus Carlsen Dronavalli Harika clinched bronze at the World Women’s Chess Championship A lot of controversy surrounded the Women’s World Chess Championship this year The epicenter of it all was the venue for the event — Iran Iran had made it mandatory for all the participants to wear a ‘hijab’ during the event and was subjected to a huge backlash from players around the world Harika Dronavalli however chose not to get involved in all of this and just play chess She not only accepted the ‘hijab’ but also put in several laborious months into preparation for the event As the event kicked off Harika outclassed her opponents to reach the semi-finals On her way she ousted some of the best players in the world such as Dinara Saduakassova Sopiko Guramishvili and Nana Dzagnidze Harika at the World Women’s Chess Championship Twitter In the semi-finals however she wasn’t able to hold her nerve Playing against the eventual winner Tan Zhongyi Harika lost the first game badly bounced back in the second and forced a tie-breaker But at a crucial moment Harika faltered and lost Last-minute debacle notwithstanding Harika’s performance was a commendable one Anand becomes the brand ambassador for Poker Sports League Chess players in India unlike cricketers are rarely seen endorsing brands as they don’t quite enjoy the popularity that brands might desire However earlier this month Viswanathan Anand was roped to be the brand ambassador for the Poker Sports League In the opinion of Pranav Bagai the co-founder of PSL Anand is the right fit for being the brand ambassador of the PSL since the former five-time world champion is the biggest name in mind sports in the country Baskaran Adhiban’s astounding run at Tata Steel Chess Last year Adhiban played extraordinarily well in the Challengers section of Tata Steel Chess Tournament and made his way into the Masters segment this year The event which was previously called Corus Chess Tournament has been one of the most prestigious events in chess for several years The Masters’ section pits 14 of the best players in the world against each other in a round-robin format For Adhiban who was a debutant at the event just playing here against the likes of players like Magnus Carlsen Welsey So Levon Aronian etc was a huge opportunity But when play kicked off Adhiban proved to be more than a mere debutant at the event Deploying off beat openings like the King’s Gambit and Vienna Opening the Chennai lad not only managed to beat strong GMs like Wojtaszek Rapport Andreikin etc, “A person with stain of riots on his hands can never become the country’s Prime Minister. said on Thursday that Iran only provides “advisory and spiritual” assistances to the Houthis. “One day I said to a friend, Similarly,Thomas Farr.

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